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The Best Wines For Your Thanksgiving Dinner 2018

Have you made your wine selections to accompany your Turkey dinner yet? Not sure what to pair with gravy, sweet potatoes, and roasted ham? Fear not, find below our recommendation for the best wines to pair effortlessly with all the traditional Thanksgiving staple dishes: Beaujolais Nouveau Beaujolais in a flexible wine that pairs nicely with range [...]

2018-10-19T19:29:17+00:00October 19th, 2018|

Gewürztraminer

Style: Off-dry to sweet; light to full-bodied; still. Suitability for long-term keeping: Good for the best qualities and sweet wines. Oak-aged:Rarely. WHERE GROWN SUCCESSFULLY: Alsace, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Australia, California, Spain (Torres), Argentina. Gewürztraminer is probably the most flavourful white grape, and one which is difficult to disguise. The only other grape that comes close to it in [...]

2018-08-29T22:56:47+00:00August 29th, 2018|

Chenin Blanc

STYLE: Dry to sweet; light to full-bodied; sparkling and still. SUITABILITY FOR LONG TERM KEEPING: Can be good, but only for the top sweet or potentially sweet wines. OAK-AGED?: Sometimes. WHERE GROWN SUCCESSFULLY: The Loire (Vouvray, sparkling Saumur, Cremant de la Loire, Bonnezeaux,. Savennieres, Coteaux du Layon'. Quarts de Chaume), South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, California, Chile. [...]

2018-08-29T21:11:31+00:00August 28th, 2018|

The Ultimate Guide To Grape Varieties

There is one very simple way of determining whether or not you will like a wine before even opening the bottle - discover the grape variety from which it is made. KNOW YOUR GRAPE If you know any wine's predominant grape variety (and there almost always is one) you can latch on to particular taste [...]

2018-08-29T21:21:10+00:00August 22nd, 2018|

Chardonnay

The Chardonnay grape variety STYLE: Dry; light to full; still and sparkling. SUITABILITY FOR LONG TERM KEEPING: Very good, especially the top wines. OAK AGED? Normal for top Chardonnays. WHERE GROWN SUCCESSFULLY: France (Burgundy, Cham­pagne, Jura, Ardeche, Loire), North America (California, Oregon, New York State, Canada), South America (Chile). Australia, New Zealand, Italy (Sud-Tyrol), Spain [...]

2018-08-23T17:00:04+00:00August 22nd, 2018|

6 ways to open a wine without a corkscrew

Maybe you're on a business travel, or are spending the first night in a new home. or you're hosting a party, have a full house and a crowded kitchen. Either way, it's the perfect time to pour a nice glass if wine. But there is no corkscrew in sight. No need to panic, here are 5 certified [...]

2018-06-15T06:58:58+00:00June 13th, 2018|

Wine Festivals you cannot afford to miss this summer of 2018

1. Monterey Wine Festival "Where Wonderful Views Collide with Legendary Wines" - that would be nowhere else but at the Monterey Wine Festival. Now in its 42nd year The Monterey Wine Festival has established itself as the premier wine & food event in Monterey. Guests will fine savoring bites of wonderful foods that pair well with beers [...]

2018-06-13T20:19:59+00:00June 8th, 2018|

Is your Bordeaux even real? Appellations to the rescue.

You may be quite familiar with the fun fact that a Champagne can only be called Champagne if it was produced in the Champagne region of France (just outside of Paris). All else is a mere "sparkling wine" - or Prosecco! But, how do you know your Bordeaux is even "real", and really from Bordeaux? Because [...]

2018-06-05T02:00:29+00:00June 5th, 2018|Tags: |

5 Films to See if you Love Wine

If I had not decided to make a blog devoted to the world of wine, I would certainly have done on the cinema. In my opinion, wine and cinema share one thing in common: both have the ability - from a single sip or a scene - to take you much further than the back of your seat. Both [...]

2018-06-04T22:59:47+00:00June 4th, 2018|Tags: |

Would you drink a blue wine?

Red or White? How about - neither? You now have the option to pour yourself a mystical looking glass of blue wine. Does that mean it's full of strange chemical additives? Not quite. This new shade of wine is made from a mixture of red and white grapes that are turned blue thanks to a technological pigmentation process that [...]

2018-06-05T13:12:44+00:00June 1st, 2018|

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.