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Questions tagged [red-wine]

Red wine is a type of wine made from dark-coloured grape varieties. The actual colour of the wine can range from intense violet, typical of young wines, through to brick red for mature wines and brown for older red wines

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Smoked wine recommendation?

Smoked wines have been around since Roman times. In fact, the Romans had a special chamber for smoking wines called a fumarium. A fumarium was a smoke chamber used in Ancient Rome to enhance the ...
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What are tannins in wine? [closed]

How we can classify tannins used in making of different wines like white wine and red wine on the basis of wood tannins and grape tannins?
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What dishes pair well with black wine?

What food stuffs pair well with black wine? Black wine in reality is a very, very dark red wine and I would like to know what pairs well with this wine as well as if there are specials occasions that ...
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How do I make red wine vinegar from red wine (or clear vinegar from white wine)?

I have a bottle that has been standing opened in room temperature for a while, and has become a bit sour. How do I make it into vinegar? How long time does it take? Any precautions/...
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Bottle conditioning: What good things can aging to do a wine?

Which good things happen to a wine if you age it? Are there any wines you should age, and some you shouldn't age?
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Californian red semi-sweet wine similar to Kindzmarauli?

I'm in search of wine which will taste similar to Georgian red semi-sweet Kindzmarauli Can you give some advice for California citizen?
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Germany loves to drink Glühwein (warm wine) in Winter, where else in the world do they practice that?

In Germany it is a tradition to drink warm wine in Winter called Glühwein, especially during the weeks before Christmas. Additional ingredients are (among others) cinnamon, clove, star anise and ...
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What is this Cooper and Thief red wine bottle?

I've got this Cooper and Thief bottle. From the label, it is a blend of red wines aged in Bourbon barrils. However, unlike red wine, it is 17% alcohol. I don't really know what to expect. Should I ...
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Sweet finishing cabernet [closed]

About 10 years ago I had a cabernet that was dry but had a sweet finish. I've tried to find out what wine that was and have been unable to. Also online has turned up no results. Apparently this is an ...
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Bold red wine which stains teeth purple

How to get specific recommendation on such a wine? I have seen this description but do not know which wine could this be.
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100 degrees, now what to do with the wine

A week ago it was 100 degrees Fahrenheit and I don't have AC. The outcome: my newly opened 1.5 litre bottle of Merlot went bad. So I bought a new bottle of Pinot Noir and left it in the fridge while ...
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Are they any wines more along the sweet side that have more that 5 to 8% alcohol?

My wife loves drinking Moscato and Stella Rosa but they don't intoxicate her. I have to occasionally spike her drinks (obviously knowingly) with whiskey for her to feel a "buzz." Are there any wines ...
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Red wine service

I want organize a meeting around Italian wine but I have multiple question in my brain. I read a lot of page in this big web for prepare wine. My wine is not into a fridge. I know my red wine may be ...
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What fortified red wines combine best with black olives, pistachio nuts and this particular cheese?

Recently I've been making a spaghetti dish where wine is the protagonist. The cooking of the spaghetti is finished in a sauce (whose cooking already started, too) made with red wine, oil, garlic and ...
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Can white wine and red wine be kept in the same cellar

I would like buy a cellar of aging at home for preserve my wine, but i don't know if the white and red wine can be kept in the same cellar. Maybe at the same temperature? There are cellars ...
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Wine and variety of flavours

I have a simple question. If you taste or read about wine, you encounter all kinds of flavours: butter, cherry, thyme etc. etc. But the grapes have never been in touch with butter, for example. Where ...
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Red Wine recommendation for the Feast of St John the Apostle!

I am looking for a red wine recommendation. The Roman Rituale of the Catholic Church has a special blessing which is reserved for the Feast of St John the Apostle (December 27). The actual blessing ...
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Letting it 'breathe'

As everyone knows you are supposed to let Red wine breathe before drinking. I do this every time, but I do not really understand why. What does letting a red wine breathe do and why do I only need to ...
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Should lighter red wines be served chilled?

I know that white wines are usually served chilled and drier or full-bodied reds are served at room temperature. For an upcoming gathering I'll be serving some lighter, sweeter reds (one is called a "...
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Guidelines for aging Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is a varietal more suitable for aging, but are the any general guidelines for the ideal age, or is it highly variable? Specifically I'm interested in finding out if there are ...