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  • Recognize & appreciate wine like a sommelier
  • Learn about grapes & winemaking
  • Pair wine with food like a pro
  • Discover great wine at great prices

A Warm Welcome From the Editor!

Tim Edison

Hi, I'm Tim and I'm happy to answer any questions you have on your wine journey.

You can reach me here whenever you have a question about anything wine-related. 

Who Are We?

If you’re wondering where the name Wine Turtle came from, you’re not the first!

Yes, it's unusual but it perfectly describes what we stand for and the approach we take when it comes to wine.

We are a group of people that share a deep passion for wine and everything related to it. We don't take ourselves too seriously and enjoy it at a turtle’s pace because that’s how it should be savoured. 

Anyway, in a nutshell that’s why we are Wine Turtle.

We'd be delighted if you’d be join us on our journey as we discover more and more about wine and share our learnings with you along the way.

Most importantly, our mission is to make wine fun and approachable to all!

Get know us better on our 'About Us' page.

In-Depth Wine Guides

We drink a lot of wine and we love writing about it! Don't miss our ultimate guides on your favorite wine varieties.

Learn about the grapes, notable regions, tasting notes, characteristics, recommendations, and a whole lot more!

Complete Guide to Syrah Wine | Wine 101
Complete Guide to Sauvignon Blanc Wine | Wine 101
Complete Guide to Riesling Wine | Wine 101
Complete Guide to Pinot Grigio Wine | Wine 101
Complete Guide to Moscato Wine | Wine 101
Complete Guide to Merlot Wine | Wine 101

Supermarket Wine Recommendations

Don't sleep on the wines at your local supermarket or general store. There are great bottles to be found at great prices too. We've scoured the supermarkets nationwide to bring you these buying guides. It's time to update that shopping list!

Costco Wine Buying Guide [24 Wine Recommendations]
25 Best Wines at Walmart in 2024 [Shopping List Upgrade!]
21 Best Wines to Try at Safeway in 2023
19 Best Wines at Target in 2023 [Great Value Picks]
17 Best Trader Joe’s Wines in 2023 [Essential Buys On Your Next Visit!]
15 Best Aldi Wines in 2023 [Upgrade Your Shopping List!]

Wine Accessory Guides

Get the most out of your hobby with the right equipment. We have tales to tell about the accessories that are worth buying and importantly, the ones that are best avoided!

10 Best Wine Magazines For Wine Lovers in 2024
The Best Wine Preserver To Enjoy Your Opened Wine
3 Best Wine Openers in 2023 [Essential Picks]
3 Best Wine Aerators [Essential Picks for 2023]

Home Winemaking Guides

What's better than enjoying some delicious wine that you made yourself? Learn how to get started with homemade winemaking with our simple guides.

How to Use a Hydrometer in Winemaking [Simple Guide]
How to Sweeten Wine [Simple Instructions & Explanations]
How to Make Red Wine at Home [6-Gallon Red Wine Recipe]
A Must-Try Muscadine Wine Recipe [Full Instructions]
4 Ways to Stop Wine Fermentation [Ultimate Guide]

Learn About Wine

Learn all about wine as we uncover the facts and science that explains our favorite tipple. There's a lot here so take your time!

Wine Without Sulfites: What Options Are There?
Understanding the 4 Sensory Characteristics of Wine
How to Take Better Wine Tasting Notes [Plus Free Template]
Fortified Vs Unfortified Wine: What is the Difference? [Simple Explanation]
20 Most Popular Types of Wine Grapes [Detailed Guide]
13 Amazing Wine Flight Ideas [Comparative Wine Tasting]

Wine and Food Pairings

Wine is sometimes best enjoyed with food. But, to get the most out of the experience it's crucial that you choose the perfect wine. 

8 Perfect Wine Pairings for Lasagna Heaven
6 Best Wines With Turkey Dishes [Not to Miss Pairings!]
6 Best Wines with Salmon: Top Recommendations [Pairings & Tips]
6 Best Prime Rib and Wine Pairings [Unmissable Wines!]
10 Best Shrimp Scampi and Wine Pairings [Essential Bottles]

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