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Gifts Wine Lovers Will Love

Everyone has at least one wine lover in their life! Sometimes finding the perfect wine gifts they don’t already have can be a tough task. Don’t worry though, there is always something out there they will love. Corkscrews are one of the most basic and most necessary tools needed by a wine drinker. Not all corkscrews are created equally though. A cheap dollar store corkscrew will work, but you run […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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, […]

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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 […]

Merlot Winery

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 […]