Wine Tips & Tricks Archives

11 Most-Asked Questions About Wine

wine-04 We realized we have answered thousands of questions from readers, but the same ones keep coming up. Here we offer answers to our 11 most-asked questions, in condensed form. 1. I have this one old bottle; how much is it worth? As we were working on this column, we received, within 26 minutes of each other, [...]

View Detail >>

How to Remove Wine Labels?

wine-02 There are a number of reasons people might want to save wine labels—from helping them remember bottles they particularly enjoyed, to using them as decoration on their wine cellar door. Here is some advice and effective methods for easy removal. First, remember to save the bottle, whether you’re in a restaurant or at home. This [...]

View Detail >>

Why Do I Get Headaches From Wine?

wine-01 Let’s talk headaches and wine. No, not hangovers. If you drink too much and you’re like most people, you will get a headache. And we’re not talking about migraines or cluster headaches, which are sometimes triggered by wine. Those are special cases, and you should be talking to a doctor about them anyway. We’re talking [...]

View Detail >>

How to Select a Good Wine Glass?

wine-03 What’s the best glass for wine? The one you’re holding. We’re only half joking. Wine in a plastic cup on vacation always tastes delicious, and the tumblers at our favorite Italian place are just fine with that big carafe of rustic red wine. It’s also true, though, that an elegant, comfortable and well-designed glass can [...]

View Detail >>