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What are these Crystals in my wine? Tartrates explained.

The crystals we sometimes find stuck on a cork or the bottom of our wine bottle are called tartrates. Tartrates are a naturally occurring substance formed from tartaric acid. Tartaric acid is the main acid in wine and the one...

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Why are most wine bottles green, is there a reason for that?

The history of green wine bottles. The first-time wine was stored in glass bottles for aging was around 1635-1640. That was the time when more and more glassmakers started to use coal furnaces instead of wood furnaces. Glass...

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