Most Bordeaux wine is red, though there are some white and rosé varieties. Red wine gets its color from the skin of the grape, which is fermented with the grape juice. In white wine, the skin is discarded before fermenta... More »

The color merlot is a deep purplish red, a reference to its resemblance to the color of the wine variety of the same name. This color is a mix of the Red-Green-Blue (RGB) values of 127, 23 and 31. More »

Mixing red and green together makes the color brown. The three primary colors are red, blue and yellow. Green is formed by mixing blue and yellow, and it is a secondary color. More »

Bordeaux red wines are dry medium to full-bodied wines with hints of earth, leather and notes of cherry and other darker fruits. Bordeaux white wines tend to be acidic and tart, with hints of lemon and kiwi notes. Specif... More »

A good substitute for Sauternes wine is another sweet white wine or white dessert wine such as sweet white Bordeaux, ice wine, Moscato, Riesling or Gewurztraminer. Other options include lighter sweet white wines such as ... More »

When buying cheap wine, look into regions currently experimenting with different varieties of grapes, look for a different type of wine than usual and go for the sweeter wines. Some of the best cheap wines on the market ... More »

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 »