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1,000 Ratings of Wine

Every wine lover likes to point out the differences in their wines from a 1 to a 100. On a 000-point scale they like to point out the differences between a 90 and a 91, or 68 and a 67, but now there is a new rating system in town, called the “Wine Lister” and it’s a 1000-Point wine rating system. Not so far into the future you could be […]

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Famous Wine and Most Expensive Whiskies From The Vineyard

Those with a concupiscible palate for wine agree that it is the vineyard where great wine is made. Some key factors noted to go into successful vineyard management include the following: – An ongoing business relationship with the vineyard manager. It is important to have frequent dialogue with the vineyard manager about various aspects of vitaculture. Be supportive as well as on a fact-finding mission. -Selecting a distinct site for […]

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Weird Wine Regulations Around the World

The world of wine is massive. Seemingly every region in the world makes some wine. Of course, laws and Wine Regulations vary widely from country to country. They even change a lot from state to state in America. Governments can come up with some wild rules to keep winemakers on their toes. The following are some weird laws that you should know about before you have a glass of 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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Sauvignon Blanc Wine. The popularity of white-wine grape

Sauvignon Blanc wine is a type of white-wine grape that was first grown in western France. The species is now being grown in many parts of the world because I have been discovered to can produce one of the tastiest wine in the world. The Grape was first cultivated in some areas of Bordeaux before spreading to other parts of France and later to the rest of the world. Many […]

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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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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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Win Bad Luck Stories of the Wine and Winemaker

Breaking through in the wine making industry is much harder than you think. For every first-timer that has a breakthrough year, there are a hundred that fail and go out of business. It is a cutthroat business with a lot of established players that don’t want too many new people coming in and taking a piece of their pie. Revenge of the Wine and Winemaker Friday the 13th is a […]