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This grape deserves more play as a varietal wine and hopefully this will help it get some.

Wine Making With Invert Sugar

Partially inverted sugar can be home made from common table sugar without enzymes. The invert sugar recipe below uses lemon juice but you can substitute citric acid, ascerbic acid, or cream of tartar depending on what you have at hand at the time.

Mytilene Greece, the Capital City of Lesbos Island With Unique Ouzo

The capital city of the Greek island of Lesbos, Mytilene or Mitilini Greece has always been a rich and fertile place. Citizens could afford to participate in the Trojan War; Then they began colonizing neighboring areas. A long, varied, yet violent history has left fascinating archaeological ruins. Today local residents press their own olive oil, make their own soap, and they make ouzo! Yes that’s right Greek ouzo

A Breath of Fresh Air, Why You Should Decant

This year Christmas came early for me when my fiancée gave me my Christmas presents early. As I sat opening my many attractively wrapped packages, the one that excited me and intrigued me the most was an attractive glass wine decanter.

Make your Own Beer, Right on Your Stove

You ain’t tasted nothin’ till you tasted your own homemade beer. It’s the best beer in the world! Anyone can do this with a few simple pieces of equipment, plus a very short list of ingredients.

Champagne Bottles

It is a moment of great excitement when you lift up the champagne bottle to pop it open. Did you know that the shape, color and size of the champagne bottle also matter a lot? Well, each bottle of champagne is just not made to hold the contents inside it. It is actually made keeping in mind many things, some of which are the type of champagne, originality of champagne and the ingredients. Surprising, isn’t it?

Champagne Reviews

With the large number of available champagnes, it is difficult to choose one that fits a person’s unique taste. To assist in making a selection, it is wise to read champagne reviews that are widely available on the Internet.

Taste the Fruits of the Vines of Northern Virginia Wineries

Virginia is known as much for its many products and resources as it is for it rich Colonial heritage and history. As early as the 1600s the commonwealth has been a center of production for many goods and luxuries. Historians tell of our forefathers growing tobacco along the cobbled streets of Jamestown, and for nearly a century Suffolk has been regarded one of the peanut capitals of the world. Cotton, ham, and seafood are also popular exports, as is wine. Few people outside the bacchanalian world realize that Virginia is popular wine country, ranking tenth among US states in grape production!

A Restauranteurs 30 Interesting Wine Facts

As owner of a winery and also a restaurant, I often get asked a lot of questions about wine and also about the wine industry in general. So here are some great wine facts for you to savour.

Wine Basics – Find Great Wine Values

Ever felt discontentment and agitated after paying too much for a bottle of wine? Getting a good deal on this kind of product is like getting a good deal on any other. It feels simply good. In fact there is an air of satisfaction just knowing that you have found true wine values in your purchases.

What Do You Need A Wine Bottle Rack For?

With this more people are bringing wine into their homes and becoming wine lovers than in a long time. Along with this, comes the means that make it fit in nicely within their interior decor. The right wine bottle rack, placed with thought can indeed add a whole new feature within their homes, while showcasing their personal selection of wine bottles.

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