Archive for April, 2010

Apr 30 2010

Wine And Cheese Parties Are Positively Delicious!

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If there is one thing we all love I think we can all agree it would be food. In many cultures around the world food is a very important aspect of life with special occasions and food intertwined with each other. Food is a social and fundamental part of society. Face it going to dinner with a friend is much more fun than eating dinner alone.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine and Food Pairings – Which Wine to Serve with Dinner

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Most people love to throw dinner parties for their friends and family. But, they may avoid serving wine because they do not know exactly what to serve. Do you serve red or white with fish? Will Merlot be okay if you are serving a Mexican dish? Do not stress over it – there are some basic wine rules you can follow.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Bottles Fit Perfectly In Wine Racks

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When choosing the type of wine rack you need to consider the following, do you want a freestanding, wall mounted or table top wine rack. For example, one popular choice for wine racks is steel, since this material can be heated and made into beautiful artistic pieces.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Clubs – A Convenient Way to Know Wine

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Wine clubs have been sprouting up in recent years as a result of an increased interest in wine and greater wine consumption. In fact, according to figures from the Wine Institute, sales of wine in the United States went up four percent in 2004. Exports of wine by other countries to the U.S. remain steady since foreign wineries have found the United States to be a lucrative place to do business.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Collecting For Beginners

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Collecting wine can be a very fun and exciting hobby – especially when you try to find the wine. If you are looking to collect wine, you may end up spending a bit more money than you thought. Wine collecting is a great hobby, although it can be very expensive.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine History – When the cork met the bottle

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The role of the Church in the production and marketing of wine declined with the Reformation, particularly in northern Europe, but this did not convulse the wine world half as much as the discovery of the usefulness of corks about a century later. For the first time since the Roman empire, wine could now be stored and aged in bottles.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine labels – Peeling off the mystery

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One of the most baffling subjects that confronts the budding wine enthusiast is the deciphering of the myriad of information contained on the bottle label, especially that contained on wine bottles from European countries.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Labels Decoded

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Even for the avid wine drinker, deciding on a bottle of wine can be a daunting task with so many varieties of wine on the market today. Wine labels don't help either with the various terms in foreign languages and the small print. Sometimes reading a wine label makes you feel like you need a secret decoder ring, but rest assured that this is not to confuse you the customer, but rather to help you.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Labels Explained

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You may remember the old adage 'you can't judge a book by its cover', but is the same true about a bottle of wine? Can you judge wine by its label?

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Storage is the Key to Preserving and Aging your Wine

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Wine storage is key to the success of any collection. If you enjoy collecting find wines then you will want to look into the best of all wine storage options. There are many different ways to store your wine but no matter which wine storage solution you choose you will need to keep the conditions constant.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Storage Temperature And Serving Suggestions

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The love of wine has existed since the dawn of time. Fossil vines, 60-million-years-old, are the earliest scientific evidence of grapes. The earliest written account of viniculture is in the Old Testament of the Bible which tells us that Noah planted a vineyard and made wine

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Storage Tips: Making The Most Of Your Treasure

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Wine has been set apart from the other beverages consumed by humans, rather like the gods and goddesses themselves were set apart from mere mortals in their aerie on Mount Olympus, since the first flagon of grape was allowed to ferment. Wine has had a role to play in religious ceremonies form the time of the ancient Greeks to the Christian rituals of today, and when it is released from its bottle like a genie, wine has almost the same effect.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Tasting – Understanding The Wines Of France

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Are you baffled by the huge variety of French wines and completely lost when it comes to deciding which wine will best suit your needs?

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Tasting Can Be Challenging

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The art of tasting the wine is naturally as old as the art of wine-making itself. Nowadays the activity of wine taster has turned in an appreciated career for some. If the ancient people used to taste wine before they consumed it now we have experts that taste the wine for us and tell us which wine is better than the other.

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Apr 30 2010

Wine Tasting For Beginners

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Attending wine tasting events can be a great experience and a lot of fun, although a lot of people choose not to attend out of fear – or not knowing what to do or what to expect. Even though there are no mysteries to wine tasting, there are some things that you should always remember http://www.ipowerhosting.info

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