Wine

Wine dates back many, many centuries and is a complex and historic drink. Wine comes in many different forms and every different type of wine has its own flavor, color and texture. Learn all about the complexity of wine on TLC Cooking.

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Pairing wine with food can be intimidating if you aren't a foodie or wine connoisseur. What goes with pork? What's the best wine for pasta in a red sauce? We have 10 tips for picking the perfect pairing.

By Linda C. Brinson

Wine is produced, sold and consumed the world over, but which countries put out the most?

By Sara Elliott

Good wine is subjective, but that doesn't stop critics from making picks. Here, we've pulled together the five best wines under $12 based on their experienced palates.

By Emilie Sennebogen

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Wine enthusiasts are eager to view nutrition research through rose-colored glasses -- ourselves included. We set aside our bias to find 5 facts about the nutritional value of red wine.

By Christine Venzon

Rose wines are favorites for warm summer days. They may have a hint of their fruity origin, but they aren't necessarily sweet.

By Natalie Kilgore

Here's to learning more about white wine and its place at your table.

By Echo Surina

Whether you're enjoying a glass of fruity red or crisp white wine, these accessories will help you get maximum enjoyment from your favorite vino.

By Stefani Newman

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Grapes beget wine. Wine begets joy. And grapevine care -- including pruning -- is vital to getting the best vino. Learn how timing, technique and the extent of pruning affect vine health, grape yield and quality of product.

By Heather Kolich

Mulled wine usually consists of a family recipe and some serious spices. Read our guide on mulled wine, so you can whip up your own batch come wintertime.

By Emilie Sennebogen

Don't be fooled into thinking you have to pay more for a good bottle of wine. Just be informed, be practical and keep tasting.

By Jodie Schneider

Port is made in a number of winemaking countries, but the authentic product is unique to Portugal. Find out how this typically sweet wine came to be.

By Sara Elliott

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On the list of top wine-consuming countries on Earth, you can find the usual suspects. But there might be some surprises on there, too.

By Sara Elliott

This wine image gallery will make your palate thirsty for a nice glass of pinotage. Uncork your favorite bottle of vino and enjoy these wine pictures.

Keeping kosher means following a strict set of rules in the Jewish religion regarding food and drink. When it comes to wine, keeping kosher is all about the grape. Unless the wine was prepared by a Jewish person, your drinking days may be done.

By Sara Elliott

Serving champagne properly is more than pouring it into a glass -- it takes preparation and practice. How can you serve up this bubbly beverage the right way at your next celebration?

By Emilie Sennebogen

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Ever wonder how your favorite New Year's drink is produced? From grapes to glass, these champagne pictures will take you inside a bottle of bubbly.

If you've seen someone performing an actual wine tasting, you know there's a lot of swirling, sniffing, sipping and spitting going on, but how exactly does one determine specific notes and flavors?

By Elizabeth Abbess

Located in the North Island, on the eastern coast of New Zealand, the Hawke's Bay wine region is dominated by flat plains that are perfect for vineyards.

By Sarah Siddons

A perfect storm of climate and soil conditions produces the Marlborough region's Sauvignon Blanc -- the most famous New Zealand wine and one of the most popular in the world.

By Sarah Siddons

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Nelson, New Zealand, is a tiny area that produces some big wines. You might have to actually travel there to taste them, but it's a trip well worth taking.

By Rosalind Jackson

The country of New Zealand -- and its wine industry -- was born in the Northland region. You might not think a subtropical area with volcanic soil would turn out good wine -- but it does.

By Eleanor Duse

In the young wine culture of New Zealand, the up-and-coming Wairarapa region is starting to capture a lot of attention.

By Andrew Aguecheek

The Trentino-Alto Adige wine region is the northernmost region in Italy's boot; it's at the very top, off to the right. This region is unique because it's comprised of two areas: Trentino and Alto-Adige.

By Libby Little

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Though it is one of Australia's smaller states in terms of land area, Victoria boasts 21 wine regions. It prides itself on its wine culture, making sure to highlight its prize-winning crops with festivals and tours of the Great Grape Road.

By Rosalind Jackson

The luscious green lands of New Zealand are well known by moviegoers who saw the "Lord of the Rings" movie trilogy. But Wellington is also making its mark on the map as one of the world's well-known wine regions.

By Libby Little