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  1. Frequently Asked Questions About Wine and Champagne

    Frequently Asked Questions About Wine and Champagne

    The Tipsy Grape presents the most commonly asked questions and answers concerning wine and Champagne. Read more...
  2. A Look at Chardonnay

    A Look at Chardonnay

    Chardonnay, Chablis, Bourgogne or Montrachet. Whatever you call it, they refer to the same wine but then again, maybe not. One thing's for sure, Chardonnay is the undisputed King of white wine Read more...
  3. Wine Pronunciation Guide

    Wine Pronunciation Guide

    If you're a newcomer to the delicious world of wine, then you may feel slightly intimidated by all of the exotic sounding names. Below you will find a quick and easy pronunciation guide that you may find handy. Read more...
  4. A Guide to Red Wines

    A Guide to Red Wines

    ed wines vary greatly in color. Although it it can vary depending on the type of wine, the ideal color for a red wine is between a deep red and a mahogany. If the wine is too purple it indicates youth, and brown indicates old age. Read more...
  5. More Frequently Asked Questions About WIne

    More Frequently Asked Questions About WIne

    The Tipsy Grape presents it's second installment of the most commonly asked questions and answers about wine. If you don't see your question answered here, maybe we already answered it in our first article Frequently Asked Questions About Wine and Champag Read more...
  6. Types of Wine Bottle Openers

    Types of Wine Bottle Openers

    The last thing to do is to pop the cork off the perfect wine to compliment this delicious feast. So which wine opener is going to be the one for you? Below are some common types of wine openers and what they are generally used for in order to help you mak Read more...
  7. Wine Term Glossary

    Wine Term Glossary

    acetic: Wines, no matter how well made, contain quantities of acetic acidity that have a vinegary smell. If there is an excessive amount of acetic acidity, the wine will have a vinegary smell and be a flawed, acetic wine Read more...
  8. Types of Wine Bottles

    Types of Wine Bottles

    Wine bottles, if you've seen one, you've seen them all, right? Maybe, but more than likely you haven't. The typical image that comes to mind when one imagines a wine bottle (other than empty) is a bottle made of glass that holds the standard amount of win Read more...
  9. Types of Wine Glasses

    Types of Wine Glasses

    Wine glasses come in different shapes and sizes. You may have typically been so busy consuming whichever delicious wine you've picked out to pair perfectly with your dinner that you've never stopped to wonder why these glasses come in different shapes or Read more...
  10. Why Does Wine Give Me a Headache?

    Why Does Wine Give Me a Headache?

    A very strong misconception still exists regarding the relationship between headaches and sulfites. We’ve found that sulfites still get quite a bad reputation, as many people still blame their hangovers and headaches on sulfites, especially after drinking Read more...
  11. Wine Myths

    Wine Myths

    At The Tipsy Grape, we take pride in our collective wine knowledge. That is why it hurts so much when we encounter bad information. In this article, we take a look at some of the most common wine myths we've encountered and separate truth from fiction. Read more...
  12. Fruit Wines

    Fruit Wines

    The first wines, made from figs, dates and watermelons, were probably made in the Mesopotamian Valley about 50,000 years ago. Fruit wines have maintained a certain popularity throughout history. Find out more in this article. Read more...