Daily Archives April 17, 2016

Red Wines For Summer

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When you think of a bottle of red wine you often think of Christmas or wintertime.  Great with cooked meats and comfort food it is often not seen as a wine for the summer.

However when you think about the places that produce red wines they are mainly places which have a lot of sunshine over the summer months.  The people who live in these regions drink red wine all year round – so perhaps it is time to look at red wine through different eyes and think about how it can work as a summer drink.

The most obvious place for red wine is the barbecue.  A proliferation of grilled meats make red wine the obvious choice when choosing you barbecue drinks...

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Top Five Wine Accessories to Check Out

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So you want to purchase a bottle of wine for a gift. Do not just buy a bottle or two then wrap. Your gift should come with one or two wine accessories to make it more attractive. Anyway, you are giving this not to an ordinary person. This gift is for someone who has achieved so much in his life – your boss, your husband’s boss, or your boss’s husband. What are these wine accessories fit for a perfect personality?

Wine chiller

Wine chiller is the most common accessory for wine. They are a perfect pair because the chiller makes a wine taste better; thus, appreciated more. Choose between an ordinary and a personalized or unique wine chiller. Are you up for an electronic chiller or manual placing of ice cubes? Decide between a single and double wine chiller...

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Good Wine: Beaded Bubbles Winking at the Brim

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Wine, when it was only French, was a luxurious drink of the rich and the classy.  Wine, in its democratized forms, is now a luxury made available at every supermarket and has come a far way from its tradition of being produced in France and Germany.

Lately wine drinkers have the choice of selecting their bottle of wine produced in the vine yards of California, Chile, Australia and India, to name a few. Wine had always had a high brand image as a drink meant only for the aristocrats unlike beer, whiskey and brandy which is more associated the common man’s pub drink.

Complimenting this established popular perception, good French wine cost you the earth...

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The 4 Basics of Wine Storage

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Ah, wine: nectar of the gods, agent of honesty, and reliever of workday stress. Whether you’re drinking a rare vintage or filling your tumbler from a cardboard box, vino works the magic that we all need once in a while.

Drinking wine shortly after purchasing is easy enough, but if you’re planning on holding off for a while, there are some rules you have to follow so that your godly nectar doesn’t spoil. If you’re a serious collector, or just someone saving a bottle for that big life event years down the road, here are some basics of wine storage.

Control the Temperature

Temperature is a key factor in the aging process. If you keep wine in a climate over 70 degrees, the heat will ruin the works...

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