Daily Archives April 11, 2016

Wine Temperature Basics

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What is the best wine temperature to serve and store your favorite wines? I have been asked this question many times. Trying to be responsive to Blog readers and business clients, I embarked on what turned to be a two-day research project. What I found is hundreds and hundreds of websites that present information on wine storage and serving temperatures. As you can imagine, the opinions about temperature facts were all over the board.

Keeping your wine at the correct temperature is critical to maximizing its value and taste. Wines kept at too high of a temperature will age faster than desired. Wine stored at too cold of a temperature can develop deposits or other sediments in it. Each type of wine has its own desirable storage temperature range...

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The Red Wine Secrets of the French Paradox

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American scientists and other health experts from around the world are puzzled as they try to discover the “secret” behind the French Paradox. The problem is that the French consume three times as much saturated fat as Americans and one-third less French people die from heart attacks. The French also have much less obesity than America and other Western countries.

The French eat rich foods high in saturated fats, such as cream, butter, pastry and rich cheeses. But they also consume red wine and olive oil. Researchers have found olive oil to be a heart-healthy source of fat. However, the olive oil the French consume does not rule out the high amounts of saturated fats they eat, and therefore does not properly explain the French paradox.

Red wine may be the reason...

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Wine Cellar Accessories For All

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If you enjoy drinking fine  wine  and even are a  wine  collector of sorts, then having a nice old cellar in your home makes for a sensible investment. You can use the basement area in your house to create a room. However such a good space also entails the need of  wine  cellar  accessories  which are readily available today.

If you do not have a basement then you can dedicate an entire room or small store room adjacent to your kitchen for the huge collection of fine  wine  you have. If you want to go for a  wine  cellar then there are some basic  accessories  which you will need to know about. It has to be cold, dark and humid to give those expensive bottles of  wine  the perfect storage environment.

 Wines  require a specific temperature to be stored in.  Wines  also...

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