Tom Firth's advice on understanding wine faults to protect you, as both a wine lover and smart consumer.
Let’s face it – bad wine happens. Sometimes, you just do not like the wine you picked off the restaurant list or liquor store shelf. Is it too dry? Or perhaps it is too earthy? Not what you expected? Did you want the flavour profile of some other brand? That is your fault.
First time Penfolds recorking clinic will be held in Calgary
If you own rare, older-vintage wines from Penfolds, and you live in Western Canada, you may want to check out the prestigious winery’s upcoming re-corking clinic.
The pros and cons of corks and screwcaps
Most people only think about the cork in a bottle of wine when there is something wrong with it. The dreaded “it’s corked” comment, which frequently encompasses a range flaws that may not be the fault of the cork, often comes up. When the cork works well, we barely think about it.