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Six expert tips for cellar care
Six expert tips for cellar care
As with any household items, housekeeping is essential for the long-term efficiency of your wine cabinet. It’s also the perfect opportunity to reorganise your cellar based on your “drink now” and “drink later” wines, and to update your Vintec Club virtual cellar management tool.
Wine climate control systems: Compressors vs. Thermoelectric
Wine climate control systems: Compressors vs. Thermoelectric
We are often asked what the best refrigeration system is when looking for a wine cabinet: compressor technology or thermoelectric cooling?
Are Wine Cabinets a Good Investment?
Are Wine Cabinets a Good Investment?
If you don’t have a wine cabinet or a proper underground cellar, and that store your wine at room temperature or in an area where temperatures exceed 20 degrees Celsius, your wine will be affected within a couple of months.
Guide to serving temperatures
Guide to serving temperatures
There is a common perception that white wines should be served chilled and red wines at room temperature. However, abiding by this simple rule will probably mean you’ll never really enjoy your wine at its best. Nothing spoils a wine more than serving it at the wrong temperature.
From the cellar to the table: when’s the right time?
From the cellar to the table: when’s the right time?
True or false: “Prior to opening a bottle, I should bring it up from the cellar 48 hours in advance, stand it upright and leave it at room temperature?”
Do you know how to pair cheese and wine?
Do you know how to pair cheese and wine?
There are some things in life that are destined to be together: pen and paper, gin and tonic, tea and biscuits, to name a few. Another pairing that you could add to the list is cheese and wine, and this simple combination is often an intriguing talking point at many evening occasions.
To cellar or not to cellar: which wines to store away
To cellar or not to cellar: which wines to store away
Sixteen years ago a survey ordered by the wine industry found that on average, a bottle of wine in Australia was kept less than 24 hours after its purchase.
Four tips for your wine collection
Four tips for your wine collection
Four key points to remember when selecting wine to cellar:
How To Throw A Wine Party
How To Throw A Wine Party
Whether it was inspired from a memorable wine weekend getaway, discovering a new bottle at home with your honey, or the recent Zoom wine tasting you watched, there comes a time when you want to put your creative juices to work, invite over a few close friends and take your enjoyment of food, friends and wine to the next level. Here are a few simple ideas on how to Plan & Pull Off your next Wine Party!
In-Flight Wine: Why Airplanes Ruin Your Wine Experience
In-Flight Wine: Why Airplanes Ruin Your Wine Experience
If I have the exceptional pleasure of flying a long haul flight in Business Class, I might get some excitement out of the wine list. But familiar favorites seldom taste the way I am expecting them to taste.
Tips For Creative Wine Tastings
Tips For Creative Wine Tastings
Bored by the standard wine tasting format? Here are some tips to jazz up your enjoyment of wine and provide your guests with a night to remember. These days, wine tasting is a fully fledged leisure activity, from touring wine regions around the world to attending masterclasses and dinners – and, of course, hosting tasting events at home.
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