WTF is Malolactic Fermentation?

“Smmmmmmoooooooooth like butta.” Have you said something like that during a wine tasting? Well… maybe not exactly that inflection, but you probably catch my drift. That rich, sometimes creamy taste that you get from some…

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WTF Wine Facts

Wow, this is a busy week! Tomorrow, my husband and I get on our first plane of many towards our honeymoon. We’re flying to New Zealand, so it’s going to be a loooooooong day. SO,…

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WTF are Italian Wine Classifications?

So the other night, I was drinking a new selection from my Aldi wine advent calendar (as one does), when I realized that this wine was not like the others. It had a little label…

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WTF is Terroir?

After mentioning terroir a bit in Monday’s winery review, I thought it deserved a post all for itself. Also, in case you’re like me, avoid pronouncing it “terror.” Because it’s French and therefore fancy, the…

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WTF Are Tannins?

Ahh… tannins.  How often have you heard, “this wine is quite tannic” from someone trying to show off? The fact is, tannins naturally occur in wine.  They’re found in the skins and seeds of grapes. …

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