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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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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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Understanding Wine Scores Scales

Knowing what wine scores are can be important for those who regularly drink from the vine and for those who don’t. Nobody, avid wine fans and casual drinkers alike want to drink a bad wine. So wine, like virtually everything else in the world, has a rating or scale. Wine, in fact, has three primary wine-scoring scale systems. Wine Scores Obviously, you don’t want a wine that scores a 5 […]

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Types of Wines to Enjoy with Any Meal

The world is filled with delectable wines with intoxicating aromas. Desert wines, red and white wines are fortified with fruit flavors. Wine is an active part of the world’s food culture, and ready to satisfy the most discerning palate. The flavors of wine taste of apricots, peaches, and tropical honey. Invite friends to share tart cherry cranberry or a dry white light grapefruit floral. A red dry wine can be […]

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The making behind Australian Wine

Australia has a colorful history when it comes to making wine and most certainly it should all things considered. Their wine economy is a vast one that brings in a huge revenue for the country every year. Australian wine is taken very seriously as they have used highly skilled methods of making their wine and even an institute dedicated to doing so. Australian wine is made using the highest of […]

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Best Vineyards of the World

Top Five Vineyards 1. Okanagan Valley, British Columbia Vineyards From the Canada/U.S. Outskirt, Highway 97 winds its path north from the late spring excursion hotspot of Osoyoos, through the area’s viticulture focus in Penticton, and past the mountain-surrounded shores of Okanagan Lake to Vernon. More than 60 grape varietals are become here, including Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and an assortment of natural product wines. Okanagan […]

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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 […]