You know that I am all in favor of labeling your wine. I’ve talked many times about how personalized wine labels will make your wines more enjoyable. In fact, my opinion is custom wine labels enhance wine.
But don’t just take my word for it. Listen to Science! I recently read a couple of scientific studies that back up the fact that beautiful wine labels make better wine. Here they are:
In one study, wine drinkers were given a mid-range bottle of wine that was labeled as table wine. Later they were given the same wine, but this time it was labeled as Grand Cru.
We’d like to send a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered our Name That Label contest!
We asked for your help, and you came through for us. We couldn’t believe the number of responses we received. You did an incredible job coming up with hundreds of unique label names!
There were so many wonderful entries to choose from, it was hard to pick just one winner. But eventually, after a lot of consideration, we came up with the one that we thought best fit this custom wine label. And here it is:
Home winemakers have a great number of references to turn to when they have a question about making wine. Between books, the internet, magazines, and winemaking groups, there’s a lot of information available. But one thing they never tell you is how to name homemade wine.
In fact, we hear that a lot from other winemakers. “What should I name my wine?”
The best answer I’ve seen so far? “It depends.”
There are a lot of considerations in how to name homemade wine. The name of your wine can convey the personality of your wine, and of you, the winemaker. Depending on what you choose, you can set a tone for your wine and how others perceive it, and characterize it as simple, sophisticated, or even silly.