How much do you know about wine? Do you want to learn more? Perhaps you are interested in impressing friends and family. Maybe you’re making your favorite dish. The following information can prepare you well with wine.
Believe it or not, Windex can clean up wine stains! It gets the stain out faster than soap will. Do this quick though, as the longer you wait, the more it sets in.
You can create a delicious beef dish sauce with wine. Just use your favorite red wine and add a little bit of butter to the saucepan. Let it simmer and cook out the alcohol. Proceed to drizzle the sauce lightly over the beef entree.
Try one of the many discussion forums about wine online. There are many great ones that are great places to get ideas from and interact with others that are passionate about wine. Read posts to see if you want to socialize with the group before you join.
For the best flavor, be sure to serve wine at the proper temperature. 60 degrees is the right temperature for red wine. Pour reds at 58 degrees and they will be the perfect temperature when drunk. Wine is best at 47 degrees. Warm whites taste dull.
Never allow a sulfite warning to alarm you. All wine contains sulfite. However, American wines put warnings on their labels. Sulfites can cause allergic reactions in some rare occasions but you should not worry about sulfites if you have not noticed any reactions before.
Both red and white wines should be kept in their respective glasses. White wines need to be placed in narrower glasses because it doesn’t allow warmth to reach the wine’s surface. Use larger glasses for red wines. A wide glass allows air to touch red wine and enhance its flavors.
When you have greater wine knowledge, its real potential becomes much clearer. Wine can be fun, so utilize the knowledge provided above. From treating guests to a great bottle to enjoying one yourself, you’re now prepared to take wine on head-first.