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From how to distinguish wine notes to how to choose organic wine, wine facts will give you the down-low on all things vino.


Quiz: Wine varietal or pre-modern weapon?

 Quiz: Wine varietal or pre-modern weapon?

Can you sort the wine grapes from the pre-modern weapons? Take our quiz to determine whether an item is a wine varietal or type of weapon. See more »

The Fine Wines Quiz

 The Fine Wines Quiz

Can you tell a Bordeaux from a Burgundy? Test your knowledge of fine wines with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Does expensive wine taste better than cheap wine?

 Does expensive wine taste better than cheap wine?

Does expensive wine taste better than cheap wine? Or is it all sour grapes? Get the scoop at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Vineyards and Vintages: The Wine Varietal Quiz

 Vineyards and Vintages: The Wine Varietal Quiz

Think you can pass our wine varietal quiz? Break out the corkscrew and see if you have what it takes to be a sommelier. See more »

How did people discover wine?

 How did people discover wine?

How did people discover wine? This upscale beverage had a very down-to-earth beginning. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is red wine really good for you?

 Is red wine really good for you?

Red wine fans happily drank up the news that their favorite libation was actually beneficial. Learn whether red wine is really good for you at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Buying Wine Online

 Buying Wine Online

No time to visit a wine shop? Why not buy online from the large number of merchants that now have a Web site? Learn about buying wine online. See more »

Wine Storage

 Wine Storage

No cellar in your fifth-floor apartment? Don't worry. Every home has a place where wine can be stored. Learn about wine storage here. See more »

What Wines to Store

 What Wines to Store

If the last glass of wine from a bottle tastes better than the first, then chances are it will improve with age. Learn what wines should be stored here. See more »

Buying Wine

 Buying Wine

If you live next door to a winery, great. If you don't, where's the best place to grab a bottle? Learn the best place to buy wine here. See more »