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Celebrity Wineries

Celebrities who start their own vineyards and bottle signature wines are part of a growing trend in the world of wines. These celebrity wineries have been quite successful, sometimes because of the quality of the wines themselves and always because of the demand for products that bear the name of a well-loved star. Niebaum-Coppola Winery In 1975, film director, producer and screenwriter Francis Coppola was looking to buy a summer home where he might make a little wine. He came upon the Inglenook …

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Giving Wine As A Gift

If you are looking for a unique, refined gift to give for any occasion, why not try giving a bottle of wine! Whether you are choosing a gift for your boss, family friend or loved one, a bottle of fine wine can be the perfect gift for: anniversaries birthdays dinner parties graduations house warming parties promotions at work. How to Choose Wine to Give Although wine can make a great gift for a variety of occasions, some worry that they will choose a type of wine that the recipient may not …

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Serving Wine

Serving wine can be intimidating: A novice wine opener can easily break the cork, especially if he uses the wrong wine accessories. With a little practice and the right type of corkscrew, however, anyone can become an accomplished wine opener. Here are a few tips on how to open wine. Opening Wine with Wine Accessories If you”ve never tried opening a bottle of wine, you might want to take a trip to your local wine or kitchen store. There, you”ll find a number of wine accessories and …

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