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29/03/2012

The Viognier grape

The Viognier grape is a type of white grape of unknown origin, but is presumed to have French origin by its use in these lands. Perhaps its most important characteristic is its difficult cultivation, a fact which makes it more valuable and protagonist only of great wines, especially the Condrieu French wine from the Rhone Valley.

History of Viognier grape

As we said the...

22/02/2012

A glass of wine a day and health

Drinking red wine every day during meals is considered normal in a lot of countries but in certain cultures this habit could seem slightly odd. In most of Europe and America it would not surprise anybody, infact, drinking a glass of wine every day is the most normal thing in the world. However the point we are going to focus on is not cultural nor social, least of all is it...

15/02/2012

Wine Tourism with the Kids

Wait, wait, don't get angry yet. We know wine tasting is a more of an adult thing, but that doesn't mean that you can't take your family with you if you're going to spend a weekend in the countryside tasting wine.

What about a grape juice tasting for kids? And showing them the whole process of wine making? If it sounds fun, let's see what the eDreams Travel Blog suggests for...

3/02/2012

Where is the wine from?

There are a lot of countries having its ?flag liquor? to put up with pride such as: Russia and its vodka, Mexico and its Tequila, Scotland and its whisky, Peru and its pisco, and so on; but who would be the one to feel proud of the wine? In which county or culture wine was made? The answer is disputed and controversial; the cradle of wine it?s not so clear and it?s based on a...

28/09/2011

5 wine accessories for a perfect service

Not every day we have the time to relax and have wine, with the ritual required, leaving the wine to aerate properly and enjoying it at the right temperature. Fortunately, not all wines require such elaborate preparations, and we can enjoy great wines with only opening the bottle and drink.

But if you are someone who occasionally likes to enjoy a quiet drink, without stress, and a good...

13/08/2011

Columbia Valley Wines, genuine american flavor

Do you know Columbia Valley Wine? Even though it's not as popular as California wines, there´s more and more people who feels attracted by them.

This American region, located in the Columbia River plateau in Washington, offers spectacular vineyards on its more than 11.000.000 acres. 

It´s therefore, a great region dedicated to wine, that offers a pleasant and soft weather suitable to...

11/08/2011

Cosmetics and Wine

To make a good wine is complicated, even for the most expert winery. It implies to take good care of the vineyard, the grape and the production, and to be lucky with the annual meteorology.

We could say the same, now, about cosmetics, because the wineries are aiming to investigation, attracted by the benefits of resveratrol. But this is only one of the many components of wine, so there are...

31/07/2011

The wines of Chablis

Chablis wine comes from the vineyards that have the same name. Chablis is located in the department of Yonne, which in turn is located within the wine region of Burgundy in France, surrounded by the river Serein. This famous wine region has a total area of approximately 4753 acres, called the Chablis vineyards.

“Chablis wine is exclusively a white wine and the authorized grapes for the...

2/06/2011

How wine is

The world of wine is an exciting world, but many times, for the uninitiated, is complex and somehow confusing. Why are some wine's grapes white and others red? How is wine made? How many different grapes are there?

Today we're paying a video that we have collected from you tube that explains all this matters, in infographic form, everything there is to know about wine in 5 minutes. Believe...