Wine 101

Intro to Wine
Wine Spread

We could bore you with over-used wine jokes or silly wine facts, but we won’t do that. Instead, we’ve put together a series that we creatively titled “Wine 101.”

Bad jokes and mediocre titles aside, we love wine, and we know a few things about tasting, enjoying, appreciating, and drinking wine. If you want to learn more, start with the links below, and let us know what else you’d like for us to cover.

Intro to Wine Series Modules:

The question of how to pair a wine with food is probably the single most popular wine-related question.  More often than not, we drink wine with food, so it’s hardly surprising that so many people want to make a good choice in this respect. Unfortunately, there are no easy answers.  There are long-standing generalizations like […]


You could probably learn everything you ever need to know about wine without ever stepping into a winery.  But that wouldn’t be very much fun, now would it? Visiting wineries to go wine tasting can be incredibly fun, informative, and even motivating (if you ever need more motivation to learn about or drink wine).  Here’s […]


Welcome to the first post in our Wine 101 series. This post will cover only the most basic aspects of tasting wine, so it’s pretty short.  I don’t go into a lot of detail about what to taste or smell for, as that will be covered elsewhere, but you should feel comfortable after this video and […]


Announcement: Wine 101 Series

by on February 27, 2012

We’ve got an exciting new announcement to make!  Over the next few months, we’ll be posting a new Wine 101 series.  While many of our readers are quite experienced when it comes to wine, we also realize that many readers would like to learn more about wine. The Intro to Wine series will include posts […]