WNE101: Introdution to Wine

The world of wine can be a scary place. The language barrier and the stereotypical wine snobs can make stepping into this world a rather intimidating process for wine amateurs. After all, nobody wants to reveal that they don't know the difference between Merlot and Cabernet, when the guy across the room is loudly (and obnoxiously) analyzing his wine legs, sniffing the corks and comparing the levels of acidity. However, avoiding drinking, serving or ordering wine simply out of fear of failure or embarrassment is a mistake.

The world of wine can be a scary place, but it doesn't have to be. Consider this Web site a crash course to help you feel more comfortable during your first mature encounters with wine. Whether it's where to find bargains or how to properly open a bottle, the following pages will help you enjoy your journey into the world of wine. So grab some friends and some glasses, and start pouring because the best way to learn is through experience.

Good luck on all your wine adventures to come, and cheers!