Understanding Wine Storage Cabinets

Human beings seem to have been blessed with an unlimited capacity for enjoyment and an unlimited imagination for creating things to enjoy. We will never know the name of the individual who first hit upon the idea of allowing grape juice to ferment into wine, and then not only drink it, but persuaded others to do so as well. But on the eventful day that the first swallow of wine slid over a human palate, the world was forever changed. Wine had been revered for its intoxicating charms through the ...
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Posted on October 13th, 2015

I Love German Wine And Food - A Baden Pinot Noir

If you are in the market for fine German wine and food, you should consider the Baden region of southeastern Germany. You may find a bargain, and I know that you will enjoy yourself fun on this fact-filled wine education tour in which we review a local Pinot Noir. The Baden region is the southernmost wine-growing region in Germany. Most of its many vineyards are found in a long, narrow strip between the Black Forest and the Rhine River. Across this river lies the French wine region of Alsace. ...
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Posted on October 12th, 2015

Wine A Crash Course

What you need to know about wine to hold your own in any social setting. Let's face it; having a knowledge of fine wine has always portrayed someone to be in a certain social class. It goes without saying that people are impressed by someone that "knows their wine." Ok so let's say that you really don't care that much about wine but you really would like to be able to hold your own if the topic came up at a business or social gathering. Here is your wine crash course. Wine has its own ...
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Posted on October 11th, 2015

I Love German Wine and Food - A Deutscher Tafelwein

Perhaps you are aware that German wine classifications can be quite complicated. A given wine's classification is largely based on its sugar content. We are not going to retell the wine classification story here. Suffice it to say that the lowest level German wine is table wine (actually an even lower level is described in our article I Love German Wine and Food - Launching a Series, but we promised not to mention it again and we intend to keep our word.) Deutscher Tafelwein (German table wine) ...
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Posted on October 10th, 2015


Plenty of people are intimidated at the thought of buying wine, because 'wine is so confusing'. That is not too far from the truth, because the sheer variety of wine can certainly be bewildering. Therefore, most wine buyers, unless they are experts, prefer to stick to tried and tested brands and vintages. However, you can be a little adventurous when you choose your next bottle of wine. Don't believe us? Here's how: First up, trying new wines is not as risky as you think. Sometime ago, the Wine ...
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Posted on October 9th, 2015

Tesco gears up for another Cloudy Bay rush during their bi-annual Wine Festival

Tesco Wine Club is offering the renowned Cloudy Bay mixed wine case in time for their bi-annual Wine Festival. With the Wine Festival having just begun this week, Tesco Wine Club are anticipating another roaring success - and the celebrated Cloudy Bay mixed wine case offers one more reason to raise a glass. The mixed case of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc wines - including the legendary Cloudy Bay case - is set to be a best seller once again; last spring, it sold out in a mere four hours. So, ...
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Posted on October 8th, 2015

The Origins of Wine and Winemaking

Wine has a long and venerable history, with references to its use cropping up in ancient texts from thousands of years ago - not least, of course, in the Bible. We know for a fact that it was firmly established in the Middle Eastern culture of around two thousand years ago, and for it to be so commonplace at that time it must have been around for quite some time before that. Viticulture was certainly a large part of the economy of the Roman Empire, and the spread of Roman civilisation included ...
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Posted on October 7th, 2015

The Alsace Wine Region Of France

The Alsace region lies in northeastern France and is an area of land approximately 50 km wide and 190 km long running along the border between France and Germany and which has been producing wine since the Romans first occupied the area in about 12 B.C. The principle city of the region is Strasburg, the home of the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights, which lies on the banks of the Rhine and is often mistakenly thought by many to be a German city. Approximately six ...
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Posted on October 6th, 2015

Wood Wine Racks Are Very Modular

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. Wine racks can be made out of several materials. Today you can find any type of wine rack on the internet there are tower, table and wall mounted wine racks. You can use tall wine racks and great a bar, the way to do this is to ...
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Posted on October 5th, 2015

Avocado Dip Recipe

This easy avocado dip uses all raw ingredients and no dairy and is therefore suitable for almost everyone, including those on a raw food diet and vegans. It's always great to have something on hand at parties that everyone can enjoy. 2 very ripe Hass avocados 2 cloves garlic, crushed or diced 2 medium tomatoes, diced 1/4 cup red onion, chopped fine 1 tsp. lemon juice Dash cayenne pepper (optional) Dash sea salt, to taste Cut the avocados in half and remove the pits. Mash the avocados with a ...
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Posted on October 4th, 2015