You’re at the store, starting at the wall of wine options. Stunned. Where do you begin? Red or white? Zinfandel or Cabernet Sauvignon? Old Vine? $15 or $45? It’s not like you can try them, so how do you decide?
It’s so easy to get lost, and spend a ton of money, exploring the eccentricities of wine tasting and pairing. Here are a few of our favorite tips for finding great value wines.
The days of offering a glass of “Red or White” are gone. Sophisticated hosts have learned that variety is the key to keeping everyone at your dinner party engaged and delighted.
Why no kitchen is complete unless it has a wine refrigerator. Most people who think about purchasing a wine refrigerator for their kitchen tend to grapple with the same question, “do I really need a wine refrigerator?” Of course, the answer is no, you don’t NEED a wine refrigerator.
After a long day of work, the last thing you want to do is cook yourself a gourmet meal. Whether you pick up some fast food, grab a burrito bowl, or whip up a quick grilled cheese at home, there’s no reason why you can’t pair these casual foods with a delectable glass of wine. Some might argue that these two culinary classics are simply not in the same class: street food vs. sophistication. We disagree.
Do you need a really big wine refrigerator? Yes, you do. One question we get frequently from customers looking to purchase a wine refrigerator is, “how much storage do I really need?” The answer is always, “more than you think you do,” and I tell them about our 166 bottle wine cooler. Before you start thinking of me as a used car salesman trying to sell you fabric guard and rustproofing, allow me to explain.
Your collection of wines has grown to the point where you have bottles overflowing from the wine rack you bought last year and you’re tired of seeing cases of wine on the floor. Or maybe you’re remodeling your kitchen and think a wine cooler will come in handy and enhance the resale value of your home. Whatever the reason, you’ve made the decision to buy a wine cooler and are now looking at all the different brands on the market, trying to make heads or tails of it all. How do you choose?
You probably have a toaster, a microwave and an oven in your home. Can an air fryer really do anything different? Yes, it can and the proof is in the french fries.