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Tasting Wine the Right Way

Tasting Wine the Right Way

The process of tasting wine is all about enjoyment. If you think the best way to enjoy wine is to take a gulp and swallow it quickly, you are missing most of the taste. There is a lot more to enjoying the taste of wine and here we will go through the process and why. […]

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Host and Hostess Gifts for Holiday Parties

Host and Hostess Gifts for Holiday Parties

As the holiday party season is getting ready to go into full swing, you may be invited to one or more of those great parties. A host or hostess gift is naturally in order. But, what to pick? A bottle of wine is one of the traditional gifts brought to dinner parties and evening open […]

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Wine and Cheese Pairing: Book Review

Wine and Cheese Pairing: Book Review

For those of you interested in learning more about wine and cheese pairings, we have found a good book for you. Cheese & Wine: A Guide to Selecting, Pairing and Enjoying offers you lots of information about over 70 different types of cheeses and the wines that can work well with them.   click on […]

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Summer Wine Parties – Picnics

Summer Wine Parties – Picnics

Don’t we all enjoy picnics during the summer? Well, remember to add summer wines to your menu. Wines go so well with the fun foods we typically enjoy on picnics. We consider picnics to be very relaxed events, fun for all. So imagine sitting comfortably under a shady tree, snacking on your favorite picnic foods […]

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Beginners Guide to Home Wine Making

Beginners Guide to Home Wine Making

If want to try your hand a making your own wine, there is lots of help out there for you. Books abound and we have a review of the one we think is the best right here. But the easiest way to start is with a kit. Making good homemade wine is part science and […]

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Put Those Wine Bottle Corks to Use

Put Those Wine Bottle Corks to Use

As you start drinking and enjoying wine, you will find yourself with corks from wine bottles. You don’t need to throw them away. We have several uses for them. When you have natural corks, not the synthetic versions, you have an organic item. So you can use them in some fun ways. If you like […]

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Red Wine, Red Meat? Not Necessarily

Red Wine, Red Meat? Not Necessarily

We get asked often, if I’m serving red meat do I have to serve red wine. The answer is not necessarily. There is a reason why you might want to, but if you prefer white wine then enjoy it with red meat. Red meat is a heavy, flavorful food. Tradition says that a red wine […]

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