Wine aging really isn’t an art form, but there are a few rules, the first one being to avoid drinking your wine the day after you bottle it. The second one is that aging wine to perfection is really a matter of personal preference. After being bottled, wine goes into what is termed as ‘bottle … Continue reading Is aging wine really necessary?
The final step in craft winemaking is bottling your brew. It’s not necessary to purchase wine bottles for each new batch of wine. In fact, one way to keep your winemaking costs down is recycling your bottles. Keeping your bottles clean and dust free though can make a difference in the quality and taste of your … Continue reading Bottle Your Own Wine Toronto
We’d like to thank Lois Abraham of Canadian Press for this great post in Canada.com. We couldn’t have said it better ourselves, so we decided to just reprint it. Abraham chats with Canadian wine lover Natalie MacLean about making sparkling wine work for you. According to MacLean, sparkling wines aren’t just delicious they pair with … Continue reading Sparkling Wine: Food & Cooking Friendly
On November 20, Wine Butler’s Facebook friends decided to write a story. We started the first line and 42 of our Facebook fans took over and wrote to their hearts out. Each post was to build on the previous post so that the story could continue, but that was a little bit complicated. While you … Continue reading Wine Butler fans create a wine story
Sommeliers want to help you choose your next wine. In fact, their job is to take the guess work of selecting wines. According to this Reuter’s article, when dining, sommeliers WANT you to ask for help in selecting interesting wines that are still affordable. Lorie O’Sullivan sommelier for TOCA at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto (pictured … Continue reading Sommeliers Are Your Friend