The Truth about Tannins

You may have heard about tannins in wine. What are they, where do they come from and what purpose do they serve? Tannins are a phenolic compound found in the skins of a grape that actually ripen over the course of time. Ok, did your eyes just glaze over and you found yourself back inContinue reading “The Truth about Tannins”

Wine vs. French Grammar

As they say “no good story started with a salad”. Nor did mine, it started with 18th century French Grammar. During my junior year at the University of Puget Sound, I studied abroad at the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France. We were able to choose our own electives and by the time I finallyContinue reading “Wine vs. French Grammar”