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Serving Temperatures for Red Wine

by David on December 1, 2010

Room temperature, 72 degrees, right? Ewww… too warm for me! Whoever first coined that phrase did it before the days of central heat! He meant room temperature in some old European castle, so 55 – 65 degrees is a good way to go. If it’s too warm it’s unpleasant and tends to smell like alcohol […]


Serving Temperatures for White Wine

by David on November 30, 2010

The catch phrase is “serve whites chilled”, right? On a hot day, that’s a great idea! But, when you have a special bottle you want to be sure to get what you paid for. If it’s too cold that’s not going to happen. Think about it: when you make a pot of soup you can […]