Red Wine

Red Wine Sangria 101

Red Wine Sangria 101

When you think of red wine, odds are you think of a dry wine automatically.  The vast majority of red wines are indeed dry, but there are a few types of sweet red wine.  There are also mixed drinks which are sweet and include red wine as part of the recipe.  One such sweet beverage is sangria.  Sangria is a drink which comes from Spain and Portugal and traditionally includes red wine (though white... »

An Introduction to Red Wines

An Introduction to Red Wines

When you walk into a restaurant and look at the wine list, you will usually find the wines grouped into two main categories: red and white.  Red wine is obviously named for its color.  Red wines are red; white wines are white or close to it.  Red wines may range in color from almost black to a maroon color with a trace of violet to a true red.  What gives red wines their distinctive hues?  The col... »