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Metal Wine Rack -- Beauty and Function Unite

Metal wine racks are designed and structured for the display and storage of unopened wine bottles, and come in a variety of style and functions. These racks can sit on the floor, hang from the ceiling, revolve or remain stationary, sit on the table-top as centerpieces, or be situated on the wall as shelving or cabinet storage. Metal wine racks serve as ornamental features as well as convenient beverage holders.

Some examples of floor metal wine racks are the square eight-corner wine rack, the wine tree with ten-bottle branches, and the festival wine rack. The first can be positioned anywhere in the house and features potted plants, figurines, pedestal candles, dried flowers, or even hold towels in the kitchen or bathroom.

The ten spiral branches of the Wine Tree, on the other hand, add flare to any scene. Its wooden stand allows for placement on shelves, countertops, or tables. Alternatively, the Festival Rack boasts convenience. This particular metal wine rack can be disassembled and placed on or between lawn chairs or situated in the sand. It even holds wine glasses along with the wine bottle.

The hanging metal wine racks have multitude of purposes. The Hanging Six-Bottle Wine Rack has an optional stem to accommodate an extra two bottles and decorative spirals. This can be situated over countertops, bars, or tables, and is installed with little or no effort whatsoever. The Hanging Eclectic Eight-Bottle Metal Wine Rack has an erratic design that adds flash to the environment, and comes with an eighteen-inch black chain. No two of this kind of rack are made the same, so each one is one-of-a-kind!

Revolving metal wine racks can be designed to run from floor to ceiling, serve as a room divider, and can hold up to forty bottles. These metal wine racks can be supported at the top, at the bottom, or both, and can be placed in the corner, against the wall, or wherever. Their revolving feature provides convenience and the visual stimulation of a Christmas tree. It therefore serves dual-function-wine storage and movable dcor!

Table-top metal wine racks are available in single-, double-, triple-, and quad-bottle accommodation. The Breather Wine Rack is situated at a tilt to allow uncorked wine to breath (hence the name), and allows a nice display. Neck Spiraled Metal Wine Racks-for single- and double-bottle accommodations-serve as excellent centerpieces.

Wall and cabinet metal wine racks come in Slanted Wall Mounts and Under-Cabinet Mounts, respectively. The former are assembled for sheetrock walls and have no studs, and are found in three-, four-, five-, and six-bottle accommodations. The latter can be turned and hung on wall or under cabinets, out of the way. These metal wine racks provide three functions: wine storage, visual dcor, and open work space facilitation!

Metal wine racks come in an endless array of possibilities, depending on personal choice and necessity. The stylish and sturdy construction of the metal wine racks allow years of use and enjoyment. Wine lovers find these appealing and fairly priced regardless of the choice of rack.

Metal wine racks can benefit any house and wine storage facility. Visit our site today for recommendations on great wine racks.

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November 07, 2008 - Cellar Master

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The Art Of Tasting Wine

When it comes to tasting wine there is certainly a lot of etiquette involved, however this is no reason to become intimidated or run away! Tasting wine is where all the fun begins for every wine has its' story to tell and the tasting ritual is the only way to ever hear it!

Smelling, sipping, tasting, and drinking! The etiquette in wine tasting exists because taste is entirely affected by smell. Wine has so much to offer our taste buds, so in order to get the whole experience a short ritual must first occur.

1. Color - Take a look. View the wine, examine its color. Each varietal will show similar variances of color so this will be your first clue in determining the right grape. For a sommelier or avid wine junkie, this step can paint a larger picture about the varietal, region, and age of the wine in question while even prepare the participant for what to expect. As an amateur however take a mental picture, admire the beauty the wine beholds and prepare to taste!

2. Swirl ? I am quite sure you have seen diners swirling their glasses of wine at least somewhere once. This step is integral to the art of smelling as swirling acts as a catalyst in releasing the wine?s bouquet. A bouquet refers to the overall smell of the wine, and is also known as ?the nose?. After a bottle is opened and poured it requires oxygen in order to develop into the treasure it was meant to be. Swirling encourages aeration, allowing more oxygen to get into the wine and release the bouquet. So get swirling!

3. Smell ? This step is critical in tasting wine as our sense of taste is good, however our sense of smell is much better, in fact on average a person can smell over 2000 various scents! What we smell also affects what we taste so it is important to take the time to smell the wine before you taste. You will begin to notice many different scents that may be hard to differentiate at first. Try opening a few different bottles of white varietals or red varietals and smell each. Notice the differences between them. Does it smell like a particular fruit or spice? Does is smell burnt or like tar? Maybe it smells woody or nutty? By practicing you will be better able to determine different characteristics in the wine and of course be able to determine the varietal right away.

The last and equally important part about smelling wine is to identify whether the wine is ?off? or in other words bad. Wine, like most everything, is not perfect all of the time. A nose that reflects the dank smell of a moldy cellar is a sure sign of a ?corked wine?. This is the most common fault found in wine caused by a contaminant called TCA which is found mostly in corks but can also reside in wood barrels, walls, and beams. Unfortunately this ugly little impurity can cause a lot of damage. So use your senses to detect corked wine, and take your damaged bottle back to where you bought it for a refund!

4. Taste ? This is not a cue for drinking! This simply means to take a sip and hold it on the palate for at least a few moments. We have thousands of taste buds all over the mouth so it makes sense to allow the wine to find almost all of them! Move the wine all around the mouth so that it reaches your cheeks and throat. Notice how your taste buds react to the substance. While tasting the wine, consider the following to help determine characteristics.

Sour/Tart: This is determined at the edges of the tongue and back of throat usually signaling acidity.

Sweet: You will experience this taste immediately if there is any residual sugar in the wine as sweetness is determined on the tip of the tongue.

Bitter: This taste is determined at the back of the tongue.

Weight: Felt in the middle of the tongue and around the gums. Light or full?

Tannin: Very astringent sensation felt throughout the mouth especially the gums and teeth. It often coats the taste buds making fruit difficult to detect.

The Finish

Whether you decide to swallow or spit out your taster, be sure to take a little time to review your entire experience with this wine. Really process the journey in order to secure its? story into your mental records. Ask yourself a few questions and take some tasting notes if you like: What did this wine show you? Did you enjoy it? What did you like/dislike about it? Was it well balanced? A well balanced wine is not too much of any one taste, flavor, or sensation; it?s just right!

It is also wise to pay attention to how long its? presence lasts in your mouth. This is known as the length of the wine. A great wine can last for several minutes!

Like any sport or hobby, practice makes perfect; the more you taste the more knowledge you?ll gain on this quenching subject.

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Jennie Wills has been a hospitality expert for 10 years leading to the successful launch of www.thesexykitchen.com Discover how to turn your passion into a successful website. www.succeed-from-your-passion.com

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