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Why French Wine has gained popularity across the globe

The wine has been improving over the centuries. More fine wine is being rendered in the market at the moment. French wine is arguably the best wine being offered in the market at the moment. The commodity has been able to outshine from the rest because of a number of things. One of the key features that have made the wine different is how it is being prepared. The wine […]

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A brief introduction to Spanish Wine

When wine was brought to Spain in 800 BCE by Phoenicians it grew into a very different creation than the French based wines normally found in America. There is a wide variety of Spanish Wine with their own unique flavors and aromas that would add quite a bit to any meal. Red wines from Spain are often very reliant on spices or fruits other than grapes such as grapefruit, sour […]

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Merlot is Unlike Any Other Wine

The red wine variety offers many options and is plentiful, Merlot is one of the most loved of all those in that red wine variety. It is planted in many wine regions with perhaps France leading the way. Red wine like most wines, has plenty of different qualities, and Merlot is certainly one of the most distinctive of the red wine classes. Saying that this wine is distinct is undoubtedly […]

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Wine Accessories For Everyone

For those who drink wine on a daily basis to those who drink it only on special occasions, will all appreciate the funniness and strangeness of some of these accessories you can purchase for your wine. There are so many fun and exciting ways to spruce up your wine experiences. Whether you choose to drink a dry bitter or a full bodied fruity wine, every wine drinker will enjoy these […]

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Sultry Bordeaux Wine

Tasting wine is an art form that takes many years to master. However, wine lovers can learn the basics in just a few easy steps. The first thing is to swoosh the wine around a glass. You need to look at the clarity of the red: is it dark and cloudy or is is clear and vibrant? This is one of the first ways to distinguish your wine. A good […]

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How To Become A Wine Expert

One of the most fascinating subjects in the arena of food and drink is wine. What makes a good wine? Do you need to be a wine expert to choose a good wine? What is a wine connoisseur? Is a wine connoisseur the same as a wine expert? Let’s tackle these terms one at a time. The interesting thing about wine terms are that the meaning of words used are […]

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Best Wine Gadgets

Technology is revolutionizing just about every industry in the world. The wine industry is no exception. Every year, there seems to be a new slew of gadgets released that designed to improve the wine consuming experience. Some gadgets help regulate the temperature of the bottle. Other devices make drinking it more fun. I have a deep love for gadgets and a lively affection for vino. I enjoy trying out all […]

Types of Pinot Grigio

The History of Pinot Grigio Wine, Plus Food Pairing and a Tasting List.

Most people believe Pinot Gris / Grigio wine is an Italian Wine, but it actually started in Burgundy and was known as Fromenteau. By the 1300’s Pinot Grigio wine had made its way to Switzerland, where it was favored by Emperor Charles IV. Eventually finding its way to Italy, where it became known as Pinot Grigio. The Gris / Grigio grape is a close relative to the Pinot Noir. Usually, […]