#InVinoFab Podcast, Episode no. 17: The Yellow TALE

Whether you drink wine or not, you might have heard or seen this Australian wine with the label Yellow Tail on the bottle. It’s almost everywhere you shop for libations, groceries, and more. But do you know how this vino from Oz flooded the wine markets? Listen to the #InVinoFab episode no. 17 to learn…

#InVinoFab Episode no. 15: Dessert Wine … How Sweet It Is!

As a rule, however, dessert wine should always be paired with food that is equally or more sweet than the wine itself. Dessert wines should also be served in smaller glasses than table wine because of both the intensity of the flavors and the alcohol content. Often, dessert wine is best served at or below…

#InVinoFab Episode no. 11: Poetry Pause: No Sooner

No Sooner by Michael Leunig from the Personal Funeral blog “No sooner do you arrive than it’s time to leave. How beautiful it is, how glorious, yet it’s nearly time to go. So you take it in, you take it in. And you take a few small souvenirs, some leaves: lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus. A few…

#InVinoFab Podcast No. 9: RBG

If you have never heard of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (a.k.a. Notorious RBG), I am not sure what rock you have been living under these days. This vignette of #InVinoFab will give you a quick rundown of relevant resources and links to learn more about Justice Ginsburg’s life and contributions she has made for society. Let’s…

#InVinoFab Podcast, no. 8: Learning about Viticulture with @thegrapeprof

In episode no. 8 of the In Vino Fabulum (#InVinoFab) podcast, Patrice and Laura learn all about the world of viticulture and enology with @TheGrapeProf: As an Associate Professor in the Horticulture Section, Dr. Justine VandenHeuvel is actively involved in both research and teaching. Justine’s research focuses on optimizing flavors and aromas in wine grapes,…

In Vino Fabulum, Episode No. 7: What the Temp? #InVinoFab

Temperature Tips We have a wine Goldilocks problem. When wine is too cold, you can hardly taste it. When it’s too warm, it tastes yuck. But most wine, whether it’s consumed at home or in restaurants, is often served at the wrong temperature. Back in the day, two benchmarks controlled wine service: The temperature of…