Yes to Wine ! The Wine Magazine
Welcome to Yes to Wine, the magazine that gives you great insights on the infinite world of wine. Wine education, wine culture and wine travel are the focus of this website. The goal is to demystify and deepen your knowledge of wine as we also learn new things everyday about this wonderful beverage. Tastings notes, great recommendations, encounters with winemakers, all in a not intimidating way. Red, white, rosé, sparkling or spirits for all tastes. From Tuesday night picks to high end wines for special occasions, there is wine for everyone and every budget. Enjoy the ride with us ! Thank you for being here !
When you get that drying sensation in your mouth while taking a sip of red wine, you are experiencing tannins. It is in fact the reaction of proteins found in saliva to these tannins that triggers this sensation. Explainations in this article…Read More
Acidity is an essential constituent of wine. This is what gives the impression of freshness and the sour or tangy side of a white, a rosé or even a red wine. And we know it perhaps less, but the acidity also contributes to slow down the process of deterioration of the wine. Explanations.Read More
Picking wines from France can sometimes be intimidating. Let’s say that lack of language knowledge doesn’t help. This week, we are suggesting three wines from Southern France (Rhône Valley and Languedoc) and one from the famed Bordeaux area.Read More
When professional tasters identify the aromas contained in a wine, they call on their personal memory of flavors. When they claim they can detect that this wine has aromas of plums, leather, cigar box, fresh cut hay, gooseberries and butterscotch, this may seem completely esoteric and even unlikely for the novice … And yet …Read More
First of all, vinho verde (pronounced Vigno verday) means green wine in Portuguese. But, do not expect to see a green apple color or in any way fluorescent like kryptonite that even Superman could not refuse. But I digress … In fact, in this case we do not speak of « green wine » but rather of « young wine ». And young, vinho verde is, since it is usually bottled from three to six months after the harvest. The vines grown to compose this one of a kind wine are located in the northwest of Portugal, in a region rather lush, thanks...Read More