"Tips & Misc Topics"

Exploring the Port Wines

Port is the most recognizable name in fortified dessert wines. Hailing from the Douro River Valley in northwest Portugal, Port was created in the 18th century by the British who ...

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5 counterparts of 5 great ...

Love great wine but live on a budget? Here are 5 exceptional wines and their value-friendly alternatives. As it happens, great wines can be found almost everywhere; you just need ...

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Wines from Caucasus

The Caucasus region encompasses the countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and parts of Iran, Russia and Turkey. This region is considered to be the birthplace of wine. We know this ...

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Wines will change the way ...

As humans, our sense of smell is not only closely linked to our sense of taste but it also directly connects to the parts of our brains that manage both ...

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Wine and pasta: what to ...

The best tip on pairing wine with pasta is to ignore the pasta and pay attention to the sauce. Pasta is simply a canvas to deliver the accompanying ingredients. For ...

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7 words for 7 indescribable ...

Describing a wine compares to writing a poem; not as easy as it would seem. Every wine tasting experience is unique because every one of us is an inimitable individual, ...

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How to create your own ...

Learn the fundamentals behind food and wine pairing to create your own great pairings. This guide will show you the steps and what to look for in your recipe to ...

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How to crack the code ...

There’s a lot of wine information out there but not a lot of good advice on how to get started and what to learn first. Fortunately, with a little direction, ...

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Wine Tips from Chile

The concept of grapes and winemaking was little known in Chile before Spanish conquistadors invaded during the 1500s, planting Pais vines which are now considered the country’s national grape. At ...

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Wine and cheese: perfect pairing

Wine and cheese, no more heavenly a pairing exists on this earth, unless you’re teetotal and vegan of course. But are we getting the most out of our wine and ...

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