February 2008 Archives

Wine Words To Learn

Even if you have blissfully enjoyed wine for years without learning the vocabulary and tasting techniques boasted by oenophiles, you can very easily enhance your wine experience with a little knowledge. By learning the words associated with wine, you will be able to more accurately choose new wines that you will enjoy rather than haphazardly choosing things to try at random.

Funky Wine Racks Or Do It Yourself Wine Racks – The Choice Is Yours

There is nothing quite like a good bottle of wine, the sheer pleasure you get from the first and the last glass. The bouquet or the wine, the color, the taste, how smooth it feels going down are all important when it comes to wine. One small little characteristic that is often over looked is the way you store your wine. This is just as important and often more complex of a situation then finding that perfect bottle of wine.

Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Coffee

Having become a regular part of our daily life, coffee has not been given much thought except for people wondering every now and then about the health benefits that it has on them. But there’s more to just the great taste and the caffeine rush we get with every cup of our favorite coffee. Here are some interesting facts about coffee that you probably did not know:

Coffee: Its Silent Role In Our Society

Whether you enjoy drinking coffee or not, the possibility is pretty good that there is coffee available nearby—at home, at work, and in every street corner, it really is everywhere. This shouldn’t be a surprise since coffee is the second most popular drink next to water and the second most widely used product next to oil. Indeed, coffee is a normal part of every sector in our society, and how significant that role is, is something we will soon figure out.

How Coffee Has Changed Over The Years

Making coffee sure has changed over the years. Although it still smells the same, how we brew our coffee isn’t the same as it used to be. Many years ago, coffee was brewed on the top of a wood stove. You could smell it cooking wherever you went in your house. That is also true when you make your coffee in that type of pot on your modern range top.

Freshly Brewed Memories Of Coffee

When I was quite young, I really didn’t like to drink coffee. What I did love was the smell of coffee brewing! Even to this day, when I smell freshly brewed coffee, my pleasure centers wake right up!