Monthly Archives: November 2021

  1. Food and Wine Pairings: What Goes Best With Moscato Wine?

    Food and Wine Pairings: What Goes Best With Moscato Wine?

    If you love Moscato wine, you already know that Moscato wine pairs with just about anything. From soup to nuts, entrees to desserts, the sweet notes of the wine complement whatever you’re serving. 

    What Is Moscato Wine?

    Moscato is a sweet, white wine that comes from the Muscat grape. Italy is the top producer of the wine, making their semi-sweet, semi-sparkling Moscato using Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains grapes grown in the Piedmont region. 

    While the varietal has long been considered one of the best dessert wines, the delicate flavors of Moscato lend themselves well to a variety of foods. Hints of orange blossom and peach combine with flavors of mandarin orange, sweet lemon, pear, and honeysuckle. 

    What Food Pairs Well With Moscato Wine?

    Moscato wine fanatics fully appreciate that there are a variety of Moscato wine types, ea

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  2. 7 Ways to Unstick the Cork From Your Wine Bottle

    7 Ways to Unstick the Cork From Your Wine Bottle

    Your holiday meal is ready to be served, and you’re ready to pour that fabulous Pinot Noir or maybe that bottle of M. Chapoutier Le Pavillon Hermitage you’ve been saving for just this occasion. You insert the corkscrew into the cork, and nothing happens. The cork is stuck in the wine bottle! Now what?

    Never fear! We’re sharing seven methods on how to get a cork out of a wine bottle without ruining your wine or your meal. Best of all, most involve using tools you already have around the house.

    The Good Old-Fashioned Corkscrew

    It makes sense to start with what’s handiest—your corkscrew. Begin by reinserting the corkscrew into the cork at a 45-degree angle. Us

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  3. Moscato Versus Moscato d’Asti: What’s the Difference?

    Moscato Versus Moscato d’Asti: What’s the Difference?

    Featured in hip-hop songs and even making an appearance on reality TV, Moscato is the white wine that younger generations can’t get enough of right now. But before heading out and picking up a bottle or two, it’s important to know that there are different types of Moscato. Depending upon your preferences, you may want to discover the differences between two of the most popular—Moscato and Moscato d’Asti. 

    What Is Moscato Wine?

    Moscato wine is an Italian dessert wine derived from Muscat wine grapes. It is light, sweet, and low in alcohol. Moscato’s flavor profile includes notes of lemon, mandarin orange, pear, orange blossom, and honeysuckle.

    Moscato d’Asti is a close relative but not a twin to Moscato. Instead, it comes from the Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains strain of grapes, o

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