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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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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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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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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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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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Tempted by the South Africa Wine

A Fine Wine-Producing Country If you love the taste of fine wine, you will be highly interested in South Africa Wine. Your taste buds will be more than tempted because South Africa is known for being quite the prominent wine-producing country. Within the entire Southern Hemisphere, South African Wine simply cannot be topped because this is a very prominent country that produces very prominent and superior wine. Experience and South […]

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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 […]