Different Types of Red Wine


Winemakers have access to over a thousand potential varieties of grapes so it’s no surprise there are so many different types of red wine. The three most popular single-varietal red wines are: Cabernet sauvignon Merlot Syrah/Shiraz These wines are made using a single variety of grape. We’ll showcase the top 10 single-varietal red wines below. … Read more

What Kind of Wine Goes with Pizza?


Whether you’re enjoying pizza delivered to your home or you’re heading to your favorite Italian restaurant, nothing complements a slice of pizza like a glass of the right wine. Unfortunately, pizza comes with so many variations in sauces and toppings that it can be challenging to choose the right wine pairing. Some quick tips before … Read more

How to Make Homemade Strawberry Wine


You will find many purists among wine drinkers and winemakers who believe grapes are the only fruit suitable for homemade wine. Here at Slow Wine Magazine, we respect the opinions of purists, but we are also open to experimenting with a wider variety of alcoholic beverages than red, whites, and champagnes. Strawberry wine is a … Read more

What Are Tannins in Red Wine?


Anyone new to the world of wine collecting is likely to encounter tannins. As you’ll soon discover, there are many different ways to describe wine, and wine lovers used the term tannins to describe the following qualities in wine: Bitterness Dryness Astringency You’ll typically find tannins in red wine. Tannins deliver the opposite effect of … Read more

How to Make Sangria with White Wine


With summer well underway, you might be looking to expand your repertoire of drinks. Sangria is a crisp and refreshing reputed to come from Spain. As you’ll discover, though, this is a myth. Today’s recipe will break down the process of making sangria using white wine and a handful of simple, inexpensive ingredients. Not only … Read more

How to Make Muscadine Wine


Imagine a wine fragrant, full-bodied, and also beneficial for your health. With today’s brief guide to making muscadine wine, we’ll show you how to turn a superfood loaded with antioxidants into a rich and rewarding beverage. Not only does the skin of the muscadine grape contain more fiber than rice bran or oats, but they’re … Read more

How to Make Dandelion Wine


Learning how to make dandelion wine is straightforward. The most difficult aspect of creating this tantalizing beverage at home is having the patience to wait for the lengthy fermentation process to take effect. This can take up to two years. While dandelions might look bright and vibrant, they are actually weeds that pop up all … Read more

What is Port Wine and How to Drink It


  Port wine, typically abbreviated to port, is one of the most popular after-dinner drinks worldwide. Today’s guide will help you discover what port is. We’ll also highlight the many different types of this sweet digestif so you can pick the right one for you. We will round out with some serving tips to help … Read more

How to Decant Your Wine


Many wines need decanting if you want to enjoy them at their best. The most common method of achieving this is to use a wine decanter, although this is not the only way of aerating your favorite red wines. Any glass or crystal container into which you can pour your wine before serving is classified … Read more