Wine Questionary

Aroma wheel: What it is, where to get it

Bargains: How to find them at the wine shop

Bible: What does it say about wine?

Big bottles: What are their names?

Breathing - Does the wine need air?

Brett: What's that 'barnyard' smell?

Buying wine: How much do you need?

Buying wine: Where can I find ...?

Calories: How many in wine?

Carbohydrates: How many in wine?

Cellaring ageworthy wines

Champagne (sparkling wine) - how to pop the cork

Cleansing the palate: What to use?

Cork is crumbly. How can I get it out?

Cork taint: What is a 'corked' wine?

Corkscrews: How to get out the cork

Crystals in wine: What are they?

Decanting: How and why?

Finding a specific wine

Grapes: How to grow them for wine making

Headaches from wine: Why?

How can I tell if a wine is dry or sweet?

How long will wine keep in an open bottle?

How long will wine keep on the wine rack?

Investing in wine: Is it a good idea?

Labels: How to remove and save them

Labels: How to understand them.

Lead poisoning - is it a concern with wine?

Learning to taste wine: Finding a local course

Learning to taste wine: Online resources

Longevity of wine?

Mad cow disease: Is it a danger in wine?

Making wine at home: How-to-do-it links

Matching food and wine: Here's how

Mulled wine, how to make it

Non-alcoholic wines?

Old wine: How much is it worth?

Old wine: Is it still any good?

Online wine buying: Why and why not?

Production: Which countries make the most wine?

Restaurant ritual: how do you deal with the wine waiter?

Punt: What's that dent in the bottom of the bottle?

Rotating bottles in your cellar: Don't do it!

Sangria, how to make it

Serving temperature for wine?

Servings: How many in a bottle?

Sulfites: What's the warning label about?

Sweet wines for those who don't like 'dry'?

Tannins: What are they?

Tastevin: What is it?

Tasting notes: Why to take them.

Temperature: Proper serving temperature for wines?

Terroir: What does it mean?

Ullage, what is it?

Unfiltered wine: What and why?

Value of old wine

Zinfandel: Where's it from?

Got A Wine Question?

Much like a traditional encyclopedia but hyperlinked and interactive, The Wine Questionary makes it easy for you to browse through the most frequently asked wine questions (not to mention some more uncommon but intriguing topics) and find just the information you seek.

Scroll down the window on the left to find your question. Then click the question, and the answer will immediately appear in this window. Depending on the specific topic, you may get an immediate answer, a link to an additional resource in or off The Wine Lovers' Page, or both.

Like all the features on The Wine Lovers' Page, this is a work in progress, and we welcome your suggestions and contributions. If you have a question that isn't covered on this list, or if you'd like to suggest an additional topic for The Questionary (or even write one!), please feel free to get in touch!

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