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

Merlot is a dry red wine that is usually characterized by violet, cherry, orange and plum flavors. It contains less tannins than other types of dry red wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon, which means it can be harvested... More »

Different types of red wine include Beaujolais, zinfandel, pinot noir, valpolicella and cabernet sauvignon. Beaujolais is a wine produced in the Burgundy area of France. It's made from the Gamay grape and has a light, dr... 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 »