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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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An Overview of Cabernet Sauvignon Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon is presumably the most acclaimed red wine grape assortment on Earth. It is equaled in such manner just by its Bordeaux stalemate Merlot, and its inverse number in Burgundy, Pinot Noir. From its starting points in Bordeaux, Cabernet has effectively spread to practically every winegrowing nation on the planet. It is presently the key grape assortment in some top notch New World wine locales, most eminently Napa Valley, […]

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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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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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Interesting and Intriguing Wineries of the World

There are many impressive wineries all over the globe. Some are as old as time and others more modern. We have gathered some interesting facts about some of the best wineries in the world. One of the most impressive wineries is the Chateau Margaux. Built in the 12th century on the banks of the Garonne estuary. This winery made history when a bottle of their Chateau Margaux sold for $225,000 […]

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Wine Ratings Sites To Purchase Wine Online

Using wine ratings sites will help you when you know that you need to get information on wines so that you can buy them for good prices. You can count on these ratings because they are aggregated from many places, and you will see wine rating scales that cover several different kinds of wine. Wine Ratings Sites Tastings.com Online wine ratings at Tastings.com are helpful, and they tell you the […]

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Become Familiar With Fruit Wine and Spiced Wine

Fruit and spiced wine are any wines that are made from any fruit and vegetables other than grapes, with the addition of spices at times. Over the last few decades, this broad category has grown from coming home winemakers and making them more commercially viable concern. These non-grape wines are becoming more popular in climates that don’t support Vitus Vinifera competently. These climates can range anywhere from Vermont and New […]

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Chardonnay – The Winemaker’s Wine

Introduction One of the things that makes Chardonnay wines stand out from all other wines, of course, is its reputation. Chardonnay is indisputably the world’s most famous white wine, and the white-wine grape that produces them are among the most widely planted white wine grape in the industry. The most esteemed of the Chardonnay white-wine grape comes from grapes produced in Burgundy, France, and in California. However, Italy, New Zealand, […]