Check out the basics of the 5-s wine tasting method here.
This article has a great basic listing of many European varieties of grapes, just in case you want to venture outside of Missouri!
And finally in the 101 category of wine reading, this slide show outlines 9 basic wine terms to understand.
For those creative folks out there, this article outlines steps on how to use wine to paint with.
Not feeling like drinking wine? Check this article out for ideas on what to do with wine other than drinking it (hint: it’s all about cooking!).
In wine trend reports, apparently wine on tap is a big thing in the cities…and according to the writer it’s worth a try. Check out the report here.
The Midwest wasn’t the only area to be hit with a hard production year in 2012. There is a worldwide wine shortage being predicted. Read about it here.
I hope you enjoyed at least a couple of the articles this week. Cheers!