Winecast: Port, Part I

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Like the title says, Part I of a cast on Port wines that focuses specifically on the grapes, where they’re grown and how they’re vinified. Keep an eye out for Part II that’ll cover aging and different styles along with a few other things.

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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 (well with all those animals on the Ark what was he expected to do!)

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is a very popular type of red grape. It is widely used for wine production around the world. It shares the top position with Chardonnay which is a green skinned grape species.

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A Taste Worth the Wait: One Step Beyond a Good Wine, Villa Bellentani Balsamic

Just a little beyond a good wine is an aged vinegar. In Modena it’s revered as balsamico. Gourmet chefs seem to have embraced the allure of balsamic vinegar in the last two decades, but it was tradition passed down in Italy from father to son over centuries that resulted in the large scale acceptance of the finest vinegar condiments the world has ever known.


Merlot is a variety of grape which is known as a close cousin of Cabernet Sauvignon. It is used to make red wines, which are very famous in the wine lovers’ fraternity. It has low tannins and produces fast matured and soft textured wines.

Chocolate Wine Gift Baskets

Rich, textured and distinguished, chocolate wine gift baskets stimulate extra excitement and exhilaration like a truly exceptional gift ought to. A combination that instantly tickles the palate and rouses the spirit, chocolates and wine are an uplifting experience to all who are the lucky beneficiaries!

Gourmet Wine Gift Baskets

Another heady gift basket that can bring smiles is the gourmet wine gift basket. A sure-fire hit with boss, family, friends or business associates, they toast any occasion with elan and encourage the art of hedonistic living! Weddings, Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year’s, housewarming or birthday, get-well-soon wishes – all are appropriate occasions for these generous gift baskets.

Add Elegance and Luxury to Your Wine Drinking with Wine Storage Furniture

Nothing speaks of elegance quite like a fine piece of wine storage furniture. This article outlines the importance of wine storage furniture and how the wrong type of furniture can affect your wine.

Wine Clubs – A Convenient Way to Know Wine

For wine lovers and would-be wine drinkers, joining a wine club would bring numerous benefits. Find out why many people are turning to a wine club for information and sharing.

Red Wine is Healthy

s red wine beneficial for health or a potent poison? In the old times Plato said that “nothing more excellent or valuable than wine was ever granted by the Gods to man.” Nowadays research suggests that a glass of red wine each day may be providing you with more than just a little relaxation.

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