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Counting Carbs With Wine
The recent health claims that wines have antioxidants in them that may block free radicals, prevent heart disease, cancer, and other conditions associated with aging seems to have some validity. Polyphenol, catechin, and cholesterol-reducing resveratrol are found predominately in red wines in various degrees.
A Private Owners Guide to Bottling Fine Whisky
The majority of private owners of whisky casks are looking for an assessment of their options. The purpose of this article is to help answer questions that private owners may have about bottling their whisky casks.
The Harmony Between Food and Wine
Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in the company of friends and ..
Using Cooking Wine
Cooking wine is sort of a holdover from prohibition. People who grew up thinking Alcohol is Evil didn't want to have any in their homes.
Guide To Tasting Wine
The basics of tasting wine are relatively simple to learn. Once the fundamentals are mastered, the nuances and details can be enhanced over a lifetime.
Wine Etiquette With Ease
Correct wine etiquette makes the tasting experience much more enjoyable. Like most interests, there is a set of protocol that most wine lovers adhere to.
The Curious History Of Wine Consumption In America
The history of wine consumption in America has been frought with starts, stops, and inconsistencies. The American population has always had a love-hate relationship with alcohol.
Hosting A Wine Tasting Party
As your love and knowledge of wine grows, it is inevitable that you will want to share your revelations with friends and family. Hosting a wine tasting party is a great way to do this.
Beer, Wine and Your Bones
If you like the taste of a good brew, then here is some good news! In a recent research study of over 2,900 women and men, researchers found that beer, which contains silicon, may promote bone health. Silicon is a mineral that is thought to stimulate collagen production, which is a building block in bone formation.
The Mystery of Decanting
Decanting is a strange word to many people. Some do not even know what it means exactly.
Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way
One of the great joys of wine is to be able to select a bottle from your own cellar,
perhaps one that you've been storing for some years, draw the cork and enjoy it
with friends. You can marvel at the changes brought on by maturity and, as a bonus,
you can brag about the price you paid and congratulate yourself on picking up such
However, wine is an ever-changing thing and how it is stored will directly affect how
quickly and how well it ages!
Storing wine is very simple ?
It requires a constant temperature, humidity, darkness, stillness and a well-
ventilated and clean environment.
Ideal Wine Temperature
The ideal temperature to store wines is between 55ºF and 58ºF (13ºC-15ºC).
However, any temperature between 40º-65ºF (5º-18ºC) will suffice as long as it
Wine, Wine, Wine
What in the world is up!Was there a full moon or something? As I went through this past week I was struck by what seemed to be the theme for the week. I came to the conclusion that there are some career whiners out there.
An Introduction to Wine
What is wine?Wine has been made for centuries from just a two simple ingredients: yeast and grape juice. Actually, just about any fruit juice can be used, but by far the majority of all wine is made from the juice of the grape.
Rare Varietals Cure Wine Boredom
The future of the Australian wine industry will be shaped by a group of innovative grapegrowers and winemakers who are busily experimenting with new varieties in new regions.The phenomenal success of the industry in producing quality wine at competitive prices does not need recounting here.
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