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Australian Red Wine

Date: Sun, Aug 28, 2011 Wine Tasting

© SvadilfariAustralia has been producing red wine for nearly 200 years, and inexpensive brands like Yellowtail have become well known overseas for being consistent, drinkable and affordable. In the last few decades some Australian wines have also gotten impressive scores from the international wine community. Shiraz, or Syrah grapes, are what Australia is best known for. Most of the prime wine-growing regions of Australia feature hot weather, and the Shiraz grape is perfectly suited to this type of climate. The most challenging aspect of ...

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California Wine

Date: Sat, May 7, 2011 Wine Tasting

© tpetriepCarrol Kemp of Graton, California-based Red Car Wines is the founder and winemaker behind the Box Car, 2009 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir wine. She said that pinot noir is the most difficult wine to get right, because the pinot noir grape is the most transparent and unforgiving of wine grapes. The vineyard and cellar techniques will always show up in the finished product, with nothing to hide behind. Common problems with the wine can include a harsh finish or a rough palate. Kemp ...

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History of Zinfandel

Date: Fri, May 6, 2011 Wine Tasting

Zinfandel is the one of the best American grapes. Zinfandel has a confusing history as there has been a dispute about its origin. It was earlier thought to be originated from Southern Italy, but now it is proved that Zinfandel originated from Croatia. The zinfandel old wines are now treasured for the production of premium red wine. Zinfandel has always found ways to maintain its plantings in California. The variety of Zinfandel is currently planted everywhere across the state. A scattered planting of ...

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Wine and Chocolate Good for Mind

Date: Thu, May 5, 2011 Wine Tasting

© IdhrenA research suggests that rounding off a meal with dark chocolate and a glass of wine is good for the mind. Ployphenol- a chemical abundant in dark chocolate and wines- widens blood vessels and speeds the supply of blood to the brain. The brain is provided with a rush of oxygen and sugars, making complex calculations easier and quicker. Polyphenols are most effective in combination, which means having a red wine with some chocolate is better than just having the wine alone. ...

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Cabernet Season Celebrations Begin in Napa Valley

Date: Tue, May 3, 2011 Wine Tasting

© *~Dawn~*Harvesting is done for Napa Valley's Cabernet wines, and now the wines are put in barrels for aging. Most of the hard work is done and with the coming of winder, Napa Valley has started enjoying its Cabernet season. This is the best time for wine enthusiasts to spend a relaxing time in Napa Valley. As CEO of the Napa Valley says, "There's no better time to savor incredible food and wine pairings prepared by one of the many culinary talents at restaurants spread ...

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Reziva Offers Resveratrol From Red Wine Grapes For Better Ocular Health

Date: Tue, May 3, 2011 Wine Tasting

Resveratrol found in the concentrated extract of red wine grapes finds new use in the manufacture of Reziva capsules. Developed by ophthalmologist, Dr Paul Krawitz of Vitamin Science Inc, each Reziva capsule promotes longevity, weight and glucose control, cardiac health and good ocular and macular function. Dr Krawitz says that he developed Reziva after reviewing a recent study demonstrating that resveratrol in red wine supports eye health. Published in the American Journal of Pathology, the 2010 study shows that resveratrol stops out-of-control blood vessel ...

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American Diners Stick To American Vineyards

Date: Mon, May 2, 2011 Wine Tasting

A national survey revealed that Napa Valley and Sonoma County vineyards are the most desired getaways for wine sippers. TripAdvisor, an online community for travel enthusiasts, surveyed 1,000 Americans about whether they planned to visit a vineyard this year and where they planned to go. Forty-eight percent said they planned to visit a vineyard this year, with 29 percent saying they want to visit Napa Valley another 18 percent said they hoped to see the beautiful vineyards of Sonoma. Among the foreign vineyards, Santa ...

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Woodworth Vineyards Pinot Noir Wins Gold Medal

Date: Mon, Apr 18, 2011 Wine Tasting

© hlkljgkWoodworth Vineyard is a tiny winery in the hills above Temecula; this vineyard's 2008 Pinot Noir won a Gold Medal at the 9th Annual Pinot Noir Summit and came in third in its judging category. This is the only Pinot Noir that is grown and produced in the Temecula Valley wine region. Woodworth Vineyards 2008 Pinot Noir scored 93 and 94 from judges who tasted more than 360 competing wines from the United States, France, Italy, Australia and New Zealand. The 2008 ...

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How to make wines—mulled wine

Date: Sun, Apr 17, 2011 Wine Tasting

© jayneanddOne of the best drinks to have on a cold winter day is mulled wine. This hot and spicy drink is the favorite of many people around the world who have access to dry wine, spices, and a good recipe. Most people have access to the wines and spices, but do not have a good recipe. Here is a great one. Here are the materials you will need. You will need sugar-half a cup is good, 750ml bottle of wine, half a cup ...

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Sum of all Wines: a Historical Overview

Date: Sat, Apr 2, 2011 Wine Tasting

© hlkljgkBefore we celebrate the glory of all the wines in the world, let us take a look at the first flask of humble wine. The earliest wine was probably produced by fermented grapes around Georgia and Armenia in the prehistoric era-around 8000 to 6000BC, as suggested by agrological evidence. Other evidences also point the origin of wine to Georgia. Gene mappers mapped the origin of many major wine brewing families to a region in Georgia where the archeological evidence was found. Also, evidence ...

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Southern Indiana Winemaker Honoured for Excellent Wines

Date: Sat, Mar 19, 2011 Wine Tasting

© WTL photosOne of Indiana's oldest wineries is being honored by Indiana's wine industry for the excellence of it's product. The Huber Orchard, Winery & Vineyard located in Starlight, Indiana was presented with the Indiana Wine Grape Council Outstanding Merit Award for fine wines. This is certainly not the first award for the southern Indiana winery, which has collected nearly 1000 gold, silver, and bronze awards in US wine competitions since opening in 1978. When it first opened, the winery spanned 80 acres of ...

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'Wobegon' From Carlos Creek Selected As The Best Minnesota White Wine

Date: Thu, Mar 3, 2011 Wine Tasting

© basheertomeThe results of the wine competition by the Minnesota Monthly Magazine along with Minnesota Food and Wine Experience are out. "Best Minnesota White Wine" award was given to Carlos Creek Winery for its Minnesota Nice Wobegon White. Kim and Tami Bredeson were impressed and said that it was a very refreshing wine - similar to a Riesling wine but less of a floral bouquet and a crisper finish. The wine is made from frontenac gris, a type of wine grape along with other features ...

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New Yeast Strain Prevents Headaches Caused by Red Wine

Date: Tue, Feb 15, 2011 Wine Tasting

By reducing the amines in red wine using a new strain of wine yeast, a research at the University of British Columbia, is helping arrest headaches and migraines caused after drinking red wine. Food biotechnologist Hennie van Vuuren has spent fifteen years on the research of this malolactic yeast. © jessicamelling Vuuren, himself, suffered from headaches on drinking red wine, which triggered his research. Health Canada, Environment Canada and the US Food and Drug Administration have approved the malolactic yeast, known by the trade name ML01, ...

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Wines For Every Occasion

Date: Fri, Jan 28, 2011 Wine Tasting

© Fast Forward Event ProductionsWines come in a range of flavors for all kinds of individuals. You can often find the perfect kind of wine for any kind of occasion you have in mind. Whether you are finding a wine for your anniversary, the first wine for an 18th party or for your parents celebrating their 50th anniversary, there are many types of wines to choose from. When choosing the wine, you should select by the taste. Wineries will be able to help you ...

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