Ok, wine storage isn't the most glamorous topic, but it's one that shouldn't be neglected. There's no point in spending your hard-earned money on a nice bottle of wine and then cooking it by storing it somewhere warm. (Hey you, with the wine rack decoratively displayed next to your oven—listen up!)
'Wine Protips' on Serious Eats
Untimely wine tragedies comes in several shapes and sizes, from the unfortunate brown-bag bottom-out to the broken-cork mishaps. In this week's Wine Protips video, Patrick Cappiello, Wine Director at GILT Restaurant, explains a bit of the science behind cork taint and teaches us how to sniff it out in your wine.
You ordered a bottle of wine and something seems...not quite right. Are you brave enough to send it back? This week, Patrick Cappiello, wine director at GILT at The New York Palace Hotel, discusses how to tell if there's something wrong with your wine, and ways to send it back without looking like a jerk.
Since we learned how to swirl wine last week, today our friend Patrick Cappiello, the wine director at GILT at the New York Palace Hotel, explains what happens after you swirl. The next step is to smell—but why? Patrick explains both why and how to sniff your wine in this video.
We're excited to introduce a new video series here on Serious Eats: Drinks. Please welcome Patrick Cappiello, the Wine Director at GILT at The New York Palace Hotel, who will be joining us with a few wine tips! In this week's episode, Patrick teaches us how—and why—to swirl a glass of wine, and helps us avoid wine-splashing disaster.