Category Archives: Trivia

Q & A Red Blend – How well do you know your wine?

How well do you know your wines? How about a wine with wine trivia right on the label? The Ron Rubin Family of Wines has created a good wine in a fun package. Q & A is a California red … Continue reading

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“The grape for the millions” – The Concord Grape

The Concord grape, Vitus labruscana, the grape of choice most associated with grape juice, jelly or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches is named for Concord, MA, where it was born in 1854 under the careful cultivation of Ephraim Wales Bull. … Continue reading

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How Many Grapes Does It Take to Make a Glass of Wine?

A lot of people ask me this question at tastings so here are some grapes stats: It takes one cluster of grapes to make one glass of wine. There are approximately 75 – 100 grapes to a cluster (depending on … Continue reading

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Other Wine Bottle Sizes

Most people are familiar with the standard size wine bottle being 750ml. Some even know that a magnum is considered to be two standard size bottles, often referred to today as the 1.5lt. How many of you are aware of … Continue reading

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Popping the Champagne Cork

Just a bit of sparkling wine trivia – one of the only universal conventions associated with sparkling wines is the fact that the wire basket that holds the cork in place requires exactly 6 turns in order to open the … Continue reading

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