Tagged: chateau


Blended Wines – Good or Bad?

When I first got into wine, my experience had been with French wines, especially Bordeaux. American wines were still in their adolescence, recovering from one of history’s most devastating social experiments, Prohibition. French wines...


What is aging wine? Part 2

With the advent of the oak alternatives discussed in Blog there were several other types of alternatives invented to create the same result. All these devices were effective and innovative, although some were more...


What is Mega Purple?

Mega Purple is an additive used by most wineries in California too enhance and increase the color of their wines. It is a concentrate produced by the Canandaigua Concentrate Co in California from grape...