No Snob Wine
Ep 007 Dos and Don'ts of Ordering Wine at Restaurants
Season 1, Ep. 7
Chuck and Sean offer some tips to ordering, tasting, and returning wine at a restaurant. How to examine a wine. What NOT to do when the server presents you with the cork. When to order wine by the glass instead of an entire bottle.
Chuck features a Sauvignon Blanc from Chile and Sean tastes a “Wine Beverage” from California.
As usual, stay to the end for the outtakes!
For more information about the wines featured in this episode…
Gaze Wine Beverage
Adobe Reserva Sauvignon Blanc Organic
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Ep013 How Much Sugar Is in a Glass of Wine?
Season 1, Ep. 13
Chuck and Sean break down how much sugar is actually in a glass of wine. The answer will probably pleasantly surprise you. They compare the amount of sugar in wine to the amount of sugar in cola, juice, and your favourite chocolate bar. Sean explains why many wines taste sweeter than they actually are.Chuck features a Petite Sirah (red) from California and Sean tries a calorie reduced white wine from the USA.For more information about the wines referenced in this episode…https://nosnobwine.com/wine-review/laurent-miquel-pere-et-fils-chardonnay-2019/https://nosnobwine.com/wine-review/fresco-di-masi-bianco-organic-white-blend/https://nosnobwine.com/wine-review/spumante-bambino/https://nosnobwine.com/wine-review/bodacious-bubbles-sparkling-wine/To learn more about the wines featured in this episode…Cupcake Light Hearted Chardonnayhttps://nosnobwine.com/wine-review/cupcake-light-hearted-chardonnay/Ironstone Petite Sirahhttps://nosnobwine.com/wine-review/ironstone-petite-sirah-2018/
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Ep012 How to Store and Age Wine at Home
Season 1, Ep. 12
Chuck and Sean offer their best tips for storing those special bottles of wine you want to hang on to for a while. The optimal temperature to store wine long-term. The best locations in your house to store wine and some places you definitely want to avoid when storing and aging wine. They offer tips to tell if you’ve stored your wine too long and the best way to open a bottle after long-term storage.Later they do a joint review of an organic and vegan white wine blend from Italy that is very impressive.For more information on the wine featured in this episode…Masi - Fresco Di Masi Bianco Organic Vegan White Blend $18.95https://nosnobwine.com/wine-review/fresco-di-masi-bianco-organic-white-blend/
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Ep011 Does the shape of your wine glass matter?
Season 1, Ep. 11
Chuck and Sean debate whether or not the shape of your wine glass influences your enjoyment of the wine. They share their go-to glass shapes, tips for serving wine, and etiquette for switching between red and white. They agreed that the shape of the glass does matter, but it’s not what you think. It has more to do with the shape of the opening than the whole glass. When it comes to red vs. white wine and glass shape, they do have one piece of advice you’ll want to follow next time you have dinner guests.Chuck shares a textbook example of old world Spanish red wine (Rioja) and Sean features a very versatile red from Portugal (Castelāo and Touriga Nacional).For more information about the wines featured in this episode...Montecillo Rioja Reserva 2013 $18.95https://nosnobwine.com/wine-review/montecillo-rioja-reserva-2013/Waterdog Red Portugal $12.80https://nosnobwine.com/wine-review/waterdog-red/