Looking For Basic Wine Knowledge?

Welcome and thank you for visiting Basic Wine Knowledge. It's all about wine.

If you are new to wine drinking and are looking for some basic, overall wine education, you've come to the right place. And if you've been enjoying wine for some time and are looking for some specific pieces of wine information you are missing, you’ve also come to the right place.

We hope you enjoy our website and deepen your understanding of wine while visiting.

Wine is universal and is enjoyed by people
all over the world. It has an ancient history, yet it is timeless.

Over the years wine has grown remarkably in popularity and also in sophistication. Long gone are the days of just red and white wine, or burgundy and chablis. Wine experiences are now virtually endless.

Today, each bottle of wine is unique, a true combination of art and science, with subtle characteristics worthy of the experience. And the variety and type of grapes used to create a bottle of wine has expanded around the globe.

Today's winemakers are part chemist and part artist and are producing some of the most unique beverages in the world.


Once you have some basic wine knowledge, the way you perceive, taste and purchase wine will change forever.

So, come on in and enrich your experience with this delicious, complex, dynamic, living beverage we call wine.

There is much to know, but it is journey well worth taking.

Please check back often, we are adding new wine information all the time.

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"Wine to me is passion. It's family and friends. It's warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It's culture. It's the essence of civilization and the art of living."

Robert Mondavi, "Harvests Of Joy," Autobiography
(1913 - 2008)