Advice on Wine

Want to get the perfect bottle of wine to serve? Sheri Sauter Morano offers some tips. If you’re serving a type of cuisine, buy wine from the same geographical region. And if you’re bringing a bottle, some good options are: Argentinian Malbec, French Merlot, Northern Italian Pinot Grigio, or Australian Chardonnay.

OK, so you’ve all been enjoying that great wine, and now someone has spilled their glass all over your festive white tablecloth. What now? Jonathan Scheer weighs in. Blot the stain and put a white cotton towel underneath it. Use a mixture of 1 part enzyme laundry detergent to 5 parts warm water, and pat with a second towel until the stain is gone.