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Explaining this French wine term,, Lieu Dit, (or plurial Lieux-Dits), what it means, where it comes from and what it is used for in the wonderufl world of wine.
Lieu-dit refers to the name of a place mentionned in the cadaster, the official map of the French territory started by Napoleon after the french revolution, so Lieu-dit wines generally refer to single vineyard or close-to-single-vineyard wines from a specific area on the estate, and often from a single terroir.
Top Ten Wineries to Visit During the Holidays
Visiting the wine country during the winter holidays can include extra excitement and activities as many wineries offer special events, wine promotions, holiday cheer and festive decorations. This year wineries are offering their December visitors hay rides, great wine and gift discounts, special wine tasting events as well as food drives and clothing donations.Where Are All the “How to Make Wine” Video Courses?
Winemaking at home is fast becoming the new popular hobby. Thousands of people have actually started fermenting their own wine. Many have met with wines that are – well – let’s just say far short of where they want their wine to be.How to Make Homemade Wine With Grape Juice – AND Make it Taste Good!
There are literally thousands of articles on how to make wine from grape juice concentrate. Not a single one of them explains how to make it taste good. This article DOES!Enjoy Mourvedre Wines Under Various Names
Mourvedre wines are high in alcohol content and the taste varies because it depends on the area in which it is produced. However, these red wines generally have a fruity and earthy flavor. In France, this grape is mainly used in the production of blended wines, especially in the production of Grenache. The spicy, fruity taste leaves a soft taste in your mouth.Thoughts on Sustainability Occasioned by A Visit to Italy and to Flint Ridge Vineyard Winery
What arouses the Sustainer to Sustain? What inspires in the heart of human beings what ‘green laws and mandates’ can never create there? What infuses a person with the will to care and to become a Sustainer of what is Sustainable?How a Wine of the Month Club Chooses Their Wines
People often have no idea how their wine of the month club selects the monthly wines for members. This article shows how wine clubs choose their wines.Wine Up Your Life – In a Beer World!
Vietnam, with the heavy beer consumption culture: the total volume consumed of 1.7 billion liters in 2006 and forecasted to become 2.7 billion liters in 2010, what might be the future for wine in Vietnam? A story about a habit-changing journey, from beer to wine!Buying Champagne Gift Sets For Christmas
Champagne was first thought of as very poor wine making because of its fizzy characteristics, but now has become a high quality drink that has been taken on by many high status people and is served at high profile parties. Champagne itself is an elegant and often expensive taste and retails at a range of different prices from the cheapest at around 25 pounds to the more expensive and quality brands that can reach the 200 pounds mark. To get the best out of your champagne always use champagne flutes which are specially designed for champagne drinkers.Ouzo, It’s All Greek to Me
Do you know why Ouzo appears milky? No? I’ll tell you then; It’s the anethole (be careful how you say it) you see.Benefits of Red Wine Busted – Heavy Metals Present in Wine
If you’re a lifelong wine drinker, and you have read all the research released about the benefits of red wine, the results of an analysis of British researchers might have you changing the beverage you enjoy each day. Potential harmful levels of metal ions have been found in many wines being sold on the market even as you read this.