Some good dry red wines to use for cooking include merlot, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, shiraz and cabernet franc, according to Bon Appetit. When choosing the type of wine to cook with, it's important to consider the ... More » Food Beverages Wine

Milk chocolate and dark chocolate can be paired with red wine, but it is recommended that the wine be sweet rather than dry. Very sweet chocolate is best paired with port, Madiera or other dessert wines, while semi-sweet... More » Food Beverages Wine

Pinot noir is a good substitute for Burgundy wine, according to Wine Spectator magazine. Burgundy refers to the area of France that produces the wine, although many people simply use the term to refer to a quality red wi... More »

Many red wines, including chardonnay, merlot, pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon and shiraz make good gifts for wine lovers and enthusiasts. Red wines, like whites, contain a variety of textures, ingredients and flavors. Red... More »

Merlot and pinot noir wines come from different grape varietals, and their flavors are notably different with merlot having a much softer taste than the poignant flavors that mark the pinot noir. Also, pinot noir varieti... More »

A few names of some different types of wines are riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, merlot and carbernet sauvignon. Each type of wine has different varieties with similar but distinct flavors, depending on the region... More » Food Beverages Wine

There are more than 10,000 varieties of wine grapes that are grown across the world, and there are hundreds of different types, or varietals, of wine, from red wines such as cabernet sauvignon and merlot to white wines s... More »