US Wine Regions

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 tasting is a wonderful art

When you learn to taste wine, it is an adventure that is straight forward and you will truly learn to appreciate the different wines and their maker’s at the winery. Start with just the basics, look, smell, and taste. Be sure to keep in mind that you will smell thousands of different and unique aromas. Although your tastes are pretty much limited to sweet, salty, and sour. Wine tasting is […]

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Words of Wisdom For Pairing wine with food

Pairing wine with food can be a wonderful experience. If you are standing bewildered in front of a wall of wine, do not worry. I am going to clear up your confusion and help you pick out the perfect wine to pair with whatever you may be eating. Pairing wine with food How to Match Wine with Food can be a frustrating thing to do. With hundreds of wine to […]

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Wine Bottle Shapes

Wine bottle shapes are very easy to learn because you can see how they change the more that you are drinking wine. Your wine is going to help you have a nice drink with dinner or friends, but you also have to make sure that you have the right wine bottle for every wine. Classic Wine Bottle Shapes The classic wine bottle usually all fits in one place, but you […]

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A Tantalizing Wine: Champagne Blend wine

Champagne Blend wine will provoke your expectations as it satisfies all of your desires. The many sparkling wines and the wonderful grape varieties will arouse and stimulate your senses with the amazing aromas. Wine even appears appealing as it arouses your expectations. A fine wine has the ability to greatly satisfy your many desires as it sends warm vibrations through you. Distinctive Sparkling Wines Champagne Blend wine is often referred […]

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Muscat wine And The Centuries of Wine

The Muscat family grapes have been used in the Muscat wine as well as raisins and table grapes for centuries. There are over 200 different types of Muscat grape varieties ranging in color from white to black and everything in between. The Muscat grapes are known for their sweet and floral scents. The most commonly used Muscat grapes would be Muscat blanc à Petits Grains and Muscat of Alexandria, which […]

Understanding an Italian Wine

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, […]

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Thanksgiving wines: The Perfect Wine for the Perfect Thanksgiving Feast

Before long we will again be celebrating the holiday of Thanksgiving. For those of us planning to make our traditional Thanksgiving feast into a special celebration, we want everything to be perfect down to the last detail. From the food to the right china and of course the perfect wine in which to serve. Thanksgiving wines For some of us we would no doubt just think when it comes to […]