About Wine

There are many different styles of wine, and listed below are the main groups they fall into:

White Wine
Red Wine
Rosé Wine
Sparkling Wine
Dessert Wine
Fortified Wine

Understanding Wine Understanding Wine: A Beginners Guide

Comprehensive guide for those eager to learn the basics about wine and much more. Learn how to evaluate and taste wine properly.

  low alcohol wine Low Alcohol Wine

Warmer climates are creating high natural sugars in grapes, which in turn makes more alcohol. Are lighter alcohol wines the way forward, and will they catch on?

wine and food pairing Food and Wine Pairing

Pairing the correct wine with food enhances the flavors of both. Tastes are very subjective, however, see how to analyze the aromas from the wine, and marry them with the right food.

  wine grapes Wine Grape Varieties White | Red

Popular red and white grape varieties used for wine production. Find out how different the varieties really are.

wine art Wine in Art - Drink With Your Eyes

The subject of wine has been used in artwork since the early days of grape growing and wine production. Feast your eyes on some stunning works.

  wine glasses Wine Glasses

Drinking out of a high quality glass definitely makes the tasting experience better. See why, and what to look out for when next choosing your set of red or white wine glasses.


The Best Wine Bottle Openers

This is a great place to see a comprehensive review of all the different wine openers beside each other. More gift options!

  wine-gifts-for-fun Wine Related Gifts For Fun

Have a laugh with these wine gifts and bam-boozle your friends! You'll find loads of ideas for gifts for the wine lovers in your life.

wine art Wine And Chocolate: Perfect Partners

Pairing wine and chocolate may sound odd, but take a look here to see how to get it right - and create that near-orgasmic taste experience.

  wine fun Wine is For Fun

"Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age."

"Wine is bottled poetry."


wine articles How To Taste Wine
The 5 Key Elements of Wine Tasting
Wine Serving Temperatures
How To Order Wine in a Restaurant
Why You Should Let Wine Breathe
How Smoke Taint Can Get Into Wine
Detecting Wine Faults

Top 6 Wine Faults
What Wine with Curry
Gewurztraminer - Perfect With Indian, Thai and Chinese Food
Resveratrol in Red Wine

Causes of Red Wine Headaches
Red Wine Strengthens Bones

Low Alcohol Wine - What Is Your Verdict?

grrapes_and_glassReduced or low alcohol wines are becomming more evident with the gradual rise in world temperatures causing grapes to get even riper.

Do you think there is a place in the market for wines at around 6% alcohol by volume rather than the more usual 11-12% wines we're used to?

Do you believe that global warming is to blame for the hotter, drier conditions for vineyards or is this just a myth? Have a look at Low Alcohol Wine.

Those Fun Wine Labels - Where Are They?

Marylyn Monroe Wine Label ArtWould you buy a bottle of wine with a picture of a celebrity on the label? Probably yes, if it was Marylyn Monroe.

Wine labels sell wines, so if you have come across an extraordinary wine label, do send me a copy. I will devote a page to the best, most bizarre or weirdest collection you send in.

Send them to me at Extraordinary Wine Labels