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Wine Serving Temperatures


In general you should really serve wine at a no more than the 650F mark. Anything more than that will make the wine taste different. But that’s only in general. Ideally each wine or wine type has a certain wine serving temperatures at which it’s best served and these are what you should be aiming for.

Unfortunately we can’t always hit this mark, so the best advice I can offer you is not to let it go beyond 65 degrees fahrenheit . To ensure this you can always chill the wine beforehand, and if you need to, bring the temperature of it up to the right level before you serve it by leaving out to warm.

The guide I have given in this article is just a small one and by no means contains all the wines or the temperatures needed. These are also only guidelines and to be used as such...


Cabernet Sauvignon – the Leading Red Wine Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon's origin was a little unclear because there are many myths and conjunctures surrounding it. The word "Sauvignon" is believed to have been derived from the French word sauvage, which means wild. It is referred to the grape being a wild Vitis vinifera vine native to France. The grape used to be rumored as having ancient origins. more
Cabernet Sauvignon grapes

How to Make Cabernet Sauvignon

The grapes used for this type of wine are also unique. They are round, small, very dark with a very rough skin. The roughness of their skin actually protects them from being damaged especially when the autumn rains start to pour in. This also prevents them from being contaminated. more

Cabernet Sauvignon Grape Vine Growing

The Cabernet Sauvignon grape is grown in nearly every wine producing country. This grape produces the most widely recognized red wine in the world. The Cabernet Sauvignon grape vine is grown in all types of climates from Canada's Okanagan Valley to Lebanon's Baqaa Valley. During most of the 20th Century the grape was the most widely planted premium red wine grape until it was surpassed by Merlot in the 1990s. more