Magnum Bottles

Believe it or not, Magnum bottles are actually the best way to go when it comes to preserving wines. If we think about what happens inside one of this monster bottles, we will notice that there is less incidence of oxygen per liter of wine. What I’m saying is that the...

Corks and Screw Caps, an eternal debate

This is probably one of the most discussed topics of the last decade in terms of wine. Which one is better? Are Screw Caps a sign of poor quality? My question would be, what do you want to accomplish by using a stopper in a bottle? If you answer this question, you...

How to preserve Wine at Home

One of the most important things to keep in mind when storing wine at home is that wine has a pretty good self-defense mechanism. For one, wine contains alcohol, a very good and useful conservative, it also contains sulfites (every wine does) and a low PH, which is a...

Why toasting?

There are a number of theories trying to explain why and how do we toast. One of them (and my favorite) comes from ancient Greece, 5 centuries B.C. Greeks used to throw enormous feasts for the high class back then, inviting powerful guys, good friends and of course,...