"Wine Regions"

The brave new wine regions

From the craggy peaks of Corsica to the rolling hills of Idaho (yes, Idaho), new-wave vintners are tackling tough terrain and magnum-sized skepticism to produce remarkable, award-winning wines in the ...

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Milestii Mici: a “city” of ...

Thought you had an impressive wine collection? See how it measures up for size against this Moldovan monster city of wine: Milestii Mici, which racks up an incredible two million bottles of ...

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Awesome wines at great values!

It doesn’t matter if we ride a bus or drive a Porsche, we all want good deals on great tasting wines. The only problem with this simple desire is that ...

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Hungary and its wines

One hundred years ago, Hungary was one of the most important wine producers in Europe. Every royal court in Europe clinked glasses filled with precious gold Tokaji wine, while other ...

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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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12 Greek Wines to Know

In the ancient world, Greece was once one of the foremost producers of wine. However, in contrast to the country’s important wine heritage, modern Greek wines are only just now ...

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Wines from Croatia

You’ve most likely already had a wine that originated in Croatia, you just don’t know it! In 1994, grape geneticist, Dr. Carol Meredith, discovered that Zinfandel (aka Primitivo) is identical ...

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Rueda: a wine region with ...

Your internationally travelled friends will never come back with stories of Rueda. It’s a place where few outsiders will venture, even if the region produces some of the most amazing ...

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German Red Wines for your ...

Red wine in the summer is usually about as palatable as warm mayonnaise. It may even cause you to sulk in dark air conditioned room just so you can drink ...

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The volcanic effect on wines

In Italy, there’s a connective thread that unites the Euganean Hills in Veneto to Lake Bolsena in Lazio, the Phlegrean Fields near Naples to the Sicilian Island of Pantelleria. It ...

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