Choose a Classic Wine

How To : Choose a Sauternes wine

In this video Gary taste tests some Sauternes wines including the classic 1998 Chateau D’yquem. These are great dessert or after dinner wines so check it out and see if you can skip the cheesecake and choose wine instead!

How To : Choose a Port wine

Gary tastes some Vintage Port from Portugal alongside his favorite Blue Cheese the classic and elegant Roaring Forties. If you like Port, you'll definitely want to hear his thoughts on choosing Warre's 1983, Graham's 1980 or Dow's 1994 ports.

How To : Choose wine for beef bourguignon

Ever wondered which wine goes well with beef stew? This video will show you what to look out for when choosing wine to go with beef bourgignon, a rich and delicious French-style stew. Choose wine for beef bourguignon. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Choose wine as a gift with Gary Vaynerchuk

Learn how to give the perfect bottle of wine from expert Gary Vaynerchuk of the Wine Library. The first thing to think about is what kind of person the recipient is. Do they want a brand name, or do they want to try something new? Check out this video oeniphile tutorial and le ...more

How To : Choose wine based on wine labels

Wine labels, do you collect them? Do you want to have a special, personalized or custom label? Today Gary talks about wine labels and the wines behind them. He also tastes some cute label wines and sees if they're as good as they look.

How To : Choose a wine with a funny or unusual label

Well, this how to may end up being a how NOT to depending on what Gary thinks. Gary tries four wines that have unique labels. See if Gary thinks these four have more style over substance and if the labels mask the wine.

How To : Choose a wine glass to enhance your wine

The type and size of glass that you use when tasting a wine can absolutely enhance the flavor and aroma of your wine. In this video they test a wine in the Taste of Purple Vino 2 glass and find out if it does indeed improve the flavor of wine.

How To : Choose a wine for weekday drinking

Sometimes you want a wine that's perfect for drinking on a school night (weekday) without being too overpowering or too dehydrating! Gary tastes some wines he think may be perfect for the mid-week palate: Kris Pinot Grigio, 2003 Pieve Del Vescovo Piovano, 2004 Mano A Mano, 200 ...more

How To : Choose the right wine kit for homemade wine

Want to make homemade wine? You're going to need a wine ingredient kit. This video goes over your different wine kit options and the differences between them. Wine is easier to brew than beer because it doesn't involve any boiling, and you can make 30 750ml bottles using a sta ...more

How To : Choose the right wine glassware

Ange from iYellow wine club meets up with Laura from LCBO.com to talk about wine glasses, and how they affect your perception of how wine tastes. The right glass for a wine will help enjoy your wine better. Watch this video wine tasting tutorial and learn how to choose the rig ...more

How To : Choose a Canadian Ice wine or dessert wine

Gary attacks and talks about Canadian Ice wines and Dessert wines. Gary is blown away by the efforts from up North so check it out as he reviews 2004 Henry Of Pelham Late Harvest Vidal, 2004 Henry Of Pelham Riesling Ice Wine, 2004 Cave Springs Ice Wine Riesling, 2004 Jackson-t ...more

How To : Choose a Charles Shaw wine

Yes! Here it is. A video dispelling the myth of the two buck chuck (or $3 or $4 as the bottle may be). So if you're familiar with this Trader Joe's staple then you'll want to check out this video and find out if you should waste your time on the 2 buck chucks.

How To : Choose an oak flavored wine

Gary hates the "oak monster" but in an effor to help you choose the best wines, he's offering to test some known oakey wines for you today (2004 Kanu Chenin Blanc Barrel Fermented, 2005 Raymond Reserve Chardonnay, 2003 Robert Young Scion Red, 2004 Casa Lapostolle Clos Apaltaan ...more

How To : Choose a 90 point wine under $20

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes 4 wines scored 90 points by Parker, Spectator, Wine Enthusiast etc. and are under $20: 2005 Trevor Jones Virgin Chardonnay, 2003 Silverado Merlot, 2005 Zabrin Atteca and 2005 Marquis Philips Sarah’s Blend.

How To : Choose a Pinot Noir wine

It's time for another Pinot Noir taste test, but let's face it there's a lot out there and it's a popular choice. So pay attention to the years and wines listed for this video review (2003 Fischer Pinot Noir, 2002 Chehalem Ridgecrest Pinot Noir, 2004 Chasseur Russian River Pin ...more

How To : Choose a good bottle of wine to give as a gift

Want to give someone a bottle of wine as a gift? This video shows you how to choose the best bottle of wine, no matter what your gift budget is. Choose the best out of Champagne, Amarone, Bacchanal and Port wines. Choose a good bottle of wine to give as a gift. Click through t ...more

How To : Choose a Cotes Du Rhone wine

Cotes Du Rhone wines are mainly Syrah and Grenache grape blends and in this video Gary tastes a few for you: Perrin Res Red Rhone, 2003 Notre Dame De Cousignac Cotes Du Rhone Hommage Leon Pommier, 2003 Guigal Cotes Du Rhone Red, and 2004 Grand Veneur Cotes Du Rhone Villages Le ...more

How To : Choose a Barolo or Brunello wine

Gary Vaynerchuk tastes through the Tuscany and Piedmont today when he tries 2 Barolo wines and 2 Brunello wines: 1999 Mauro Sebaste Barolo Brunate, 2001 Cerbaia Brunello Di Montalcino, 2001 Ciacci Brunello Di Montalcino, 2000 Parusso Barolo Mariondino.

How To : choose a Two-Buck-Chuck wine

Gary Vaynerchuk is a bit of an internet celebrity. He is famous because he guides you through the complex ritual of wine buying and wine tasting, without any pretense. I don't like spending big bucks on wine. So, of course, the Trader Joe's phenomenon, Two Buck Chuck, appeals ...more

How To : Choose a Stellenbosch South African red wine

Gary talks about four wines from an underrated region, South Africa. He reviews the following wines from the Stellenbosch region of South Africa: 2001 Warwick Estate Reserve Red, 2002 Warwick Three Cape Ladies Red, 2001 Rudera Cabernet Sauvignon, and 2003 Thelema Cabernet Sauv ...more

Ranked : The 7 Best Paid Word Games for iPhone & Android

Word games can expand your vocabulary skills in all sorts of exciting and creative ways. Because of this, both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store are awash with word games, making it hard to differentiate between good and bad titles. This is especially troublesome if ...more

How To : Make Cheese Fondue Without a Fondue Pot

Fall is the time for comfort foods—and what is more comforting than crusty bread slathered in melted cheese? Owning a fondue pot is both convenient and wonderful, but not all of us have the luxury of space for nonessential kitchen appliances. However, there are plenty of ways ...more

How To : Make Crappy Cheap Vodka Taste Like the Good Stuff

Let's be honest, most of us buy the bottom-shelf vodka either because we're broke or because we're going to disguise the gag-inducing taste of it with juice or something fizzy. If you're cooking or baking with vodka (ice-cold vodka works wonders in pie crust), what's the point ...more

How To : Make the Medicinal Aphrodisiac Snake Wine

Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more

How To : Choose a Spanish Priorat

Priorat is an up and coming wine from Spain and you may not have tried any before. So check out this video as Gary gives you a review of the following Priorat's: 2001 Rotllan Torra Reserva, 2004 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques, 2004 Mas Romanis La Basseta and 2004 Melis Priorat.

How To : Make sweet and refreshing sangria

Sangria is a great summertime drink. Classic sangria will bring Mediterranean cheer to your backyard. Lots of fruit and wine are all that you need to make it. Here are the instructions: 1. Add all of the cut fruit to a large pitcher. Squeeze the juice from one orange and one l ...more

How To : Make an animated movie

Hey, want to make an animated movie, but you don't know how to start? First of all, you need a good idea. Good ideas are hard to find, but you could always steal one from someone more talented than you. Found a good idea? Very good. Now take good care of it, over time that ide ...more

How To : Make Chinese orange chicken with Kai

Forget the take out tonight, cook some Chinese food at home instead. Watch this how to video cooking tutorial and let Thai Chef Kai show you how to make orange chicken. Orange chicken is a classic Chinese food favorite, learn how to make it for dinner. Chinese orange chicken ...more

How To : Perform the riffle force card force

A sure fire way to force your spectator to choose a particular card. These forces are used in many card magic tricks. Easy to perform and can be mastered pretty quick. This is a classic "Pick a card, any card!" style trick.

How To : Make Argentinean churrasco con chimichurri

In order to prepare a Flank Steak with Chimichuro sauce, you will need the following ingredients: a flank steak, coriander, cumin, salt, pepper, parsley, garlic, cayenne pepper, salt, pepper, olive oil, cilantro, white wine vinegar, and oil. Make a spice rub with the coriande ...more

How To : Drink like a man

Getting weird looks from the other dudes at the bar? Maybe because you're ordering a sex on the beach like the other women. Spit out that tropical drink or wine spritzer and throw away your stemware. It's time to put some hair on your chest, hoss. You Will Need: • Testostero ...more

How To : Open a beer with another beer

Don’t sacrifice your pearly whites when you don’t have a bottle opener. Follow these tips. Step 1 Wrap your hand around the neck of the first bottle. Step 2 Hold the bottom of the bottle firmly against a table or other flat surface. Step 3 Grab the second bottle around the ...more

How To : Mix a Prosecco champagne and amaretto cocktail

Not sure what to serve at your next holiday party? Don't settle for just plain old champagne. In this how to video James makes a classic sparkling wine cocktail to accompany a praline chocolate. Watch as he livens up the Prosecco champagne with a hint of amaretto to bring out ...more

How To : Make Beurre Blanc sauce

Learn how to make this classic French white wine, shallots and butter sauce. This pairs well with fish. Reduce ingredients to a syrup. Add white pepper, salt and heavy cream to create this culinary staple.

How To : Open a bottle of wine with proper etiquette

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly open a bottle of wine with Jorge Cornet. To start, choose your type of wine and grab two wine glasses. The first thing you will need is a wine opener that has a blade on it. Now, cut off some of the tip of the bottle right around wher ...more

How To : Create an email account with Windows Live Hotmail

This tutorial shows how to create an email account in Windows Live. Use Google search to find the Windows Live Hotmail page. When you get to that page, click on the button that says, "Get it Free". On the next page, you can choose your email address, ending with either @live.c ...more

How To : Use your computer as an alarm clock

This video tutorial from OfficialTechTerry presents how to use your computer as an alarm clock. Press Start menu button, then click Control Panel. From the left pane choose Change to classic view option. Double click Administrative Tools icon from the right pane. Now double ...more

How To : Make Windows Vista'saero glass borders fat

Customizing Window Vista's glass borders is relatively simple. In order to expand the borders, right click and choose properties, then choose appearance. Scroll down and click on 'open classic appearance properties'. Under Windows Aero, choose advanced settings, and click on d ...more

Getting Started : Essential Tools for Making Pizza

You can make homemade pizza with a minimum of tools, or you can buy the entire yuppie menagerie (and let's face it—if you're a foodie, you probably want the toys). Below is a brief rundown of the different options available. Since I'm a relative beginner to the process, I've a ...more

How To : Make octopus Spanish style

A Mediterranean twist to a classic seafood staple - drizzle with olive oil and serve with a glass of white wine. Savour our octopus Spanish style recipe. Make octopus Spanish style. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Make the perfect kir royal

This video shows you how to make a perfect Kir Royal. A drink for anytime of the day. You will need a flute glass(classic champagne glass), Creme De Cassis or Royal Chambord liqueur, sparkling wine or champagne(Spanish Cava champagne which is cheaper and better). Open the cham ...more

How To : Properly set a table

To properly set a table for an informal four course dinner, keep in mind that a soup course, a salad course, an entree and a desert will be served. First, add the service plate or charger to the table. Place it directly in front of the guest two inches from the table. It will ...more

How To : Style funky, chunky hair

Funky is for the free spirited, passionate and confident person. Looking funky is not something that just anyone can pull off. Learn to express yourself through your grooming and clothing choices by pairing the unexpected with bold and colorful. Exude confidence as you master ...more

How To : Cook a classic pasta sauce

In this cooking HowTo video Ellen Pruden features a recipe that any pasta lover should know how to do. Watch as she makes homemade classic pasta sauce using heart healthy canola oil. Classic pasta sauce ingredients: 3 Tbsp canola oil 2 medium onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic ...more

How To : Make Swiss cheese fondue

Do you want to serve a sophisticated spread next time you entertain guests? Then try Romandy's classic fondue recipe that blends appetizing Swiss cheeses. You will need emmenthal and gruyere cheeses, dry white wine, kirsch or cherry brandy, garlic clove, flour, parmesan cheese ...more

How To : Throw a unique bridal shower

Is your BFF getting married? Looks like you have a bridal shower to plan! Organize a bridal bash that people will actually want to attend using these innovative ideas. You Will Need: • The bride's likes and dislikes • A theme Step 1: Don't get hung up on rules Throw out an ...more

News : Hot Summers = Solar Shades

Solar Shades Looks like it's going to be another hot summer and this time of year, I always get questions about the best kind of Shades for the home! I may be a little bias in my opinion because I'm going through a more minimalist "less is more" style in my life right now. Ta ...more

How To : Cook beef bourguignon

In this tutorial cooking video, chef Brian prepares the classic French recipe "Beef Bourguignon" in a slow cooker crock pot. This stew recipe is very tasty, one whole bottle of red wine will do that.

How To : Make traditional sauer kraut

From VidVend we learn, in this video, how to make a traditional old style German sauerkraut. The first step, and this is the most fundamental thing with sauerkraut we are told, is to salt your cabbage. Then, with your salt and cabbage mixed into a large bowl, you must compress ...more

HowTo : Turn Household Juice to Wine in 48 Hours

With the advent of a clever product called Spike Your Juice, you can now turn a a variety of juices into wine in just 48 hours. Slap down $9.99 for kit, and proceed as followed: Choose your favorite juice. Spike Your Juice recommends Welch's, Ocean Spray, Newman's Own, Lange ...more

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