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Oxblood in your wine?

Posted by Jay Lee & Peter Koff MW on 9th Apr 2019

Wine is fined with oxblood or oxblood powder?Not anymore. Oxblood or oxblood powder, or some other types of protein were previously used to fine wine. Wine fining is done to remove particles such a … read more

Growth of DTC (Direct to Consumer). It’s good for you!

Posted by Peter Koff MW on 9th Apr 2019

We have to understand the meaning of DTC in the USA. Since the repeal of prohibition in 1933, numerous systems came into being for getting wine into the hands of consumers. Overall, with many permu … read more

Can I know if a wine is cheap only by watching its bottle?

Posted by Jay Lee & Peter Koff MW on 2nd Apr 2019

Previously we could approximately know if the wine inside a bottle is expensive or not by checking its bottle out. If you checked its foil, cork and bottle, you could roughly guess if the wine insid … read more

What is house wine?

Posted by Jay Lee & Peter Koff MW on 28th Feb 2019

If you hear ‘house wine’, what image pops into your head at first?For many diners, the first thought is cheap wine. This is often not far from the truth. House wine is usually one of the least expe … read more