Month: February 2021

Ready for a Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Marselan? Last month, the French organization that governs wine appellations approved six grape varieties to be added to the grapes currently allowed for the production of Bordeaux entry-level wines, AOC Bordeaux and AOC Bordeaux Supérieur, with other categories expected to follow. Vignerons hope the
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We all know the different types of wine available, red wine, white wine, dessert wine, sparkling wine, and fortified wine. But what is table wine? How is it different from regular wine? Table wine is never used in context, No one says, get me a bottle of table wine, or can I have one more
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Everyone said we were crazy when we first started this project. That didn’t stop us. [embedded content][embedded content]Say hello to dynamic wine guides with the Walla Walla Valley. Say Hello To Dynamic Wine Guides Region Guides offer comprehensive explorations of a wine region that explain how the environment and culture influence the style. But that’s
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Duckhorn Wine Company, the Napa Valley–based portfolio of wineries headed by Duckhorn Vineyards, which has consistently made some of the top-rated Merlots from California since its founding in 1976, filed a statement today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) declaring its intention to go public. Duckhorn, owned since 2016 by the San Francisco–based
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It’s easy to look down on Oak aging in wine – the technique has been criticised for years by Sommeliers who find over-oaked wine to be saccharine and often too heavy on fruit. But we’re here to tell you it’s okay to like oaked wine, especially in the hands of great winemakers. Spain’s famous region
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Gabe and Jay are at the Kedem Winery in Marlboro, New York, and they’re talking about Passover Seder Wines. Gabe has chosen a wide variety of wines that are not too heavy and will make your 4 cups of wine one of the best parts of your Passover. Jay and Gabe are tasting a Flam
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This industrial fermentation video explains the step by step process of wine making from grapes using yeast as fermenting agents. It illustrates the wine production in detail. For more information, log on to- http://shomusbiology.weebly.com/ Download the study materials here- http://shomusbiology.weebly.com/bio-materials.html PPT source- Dr. Debjani Dutta, St. Xavier’s college, Kolkata
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The most famous Down Under winery has gone Up Above. Australia’s Penfolds recently unveiled its latest endeavor, a lineup of four California-based wines from vineyards in Napa, Sonoma and Paso Robles. The move came as the company decided to combine the Penfolds know-how with the vineyards its corporate parent, Treasury Wine Estates, has accumulated around the
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If Hawkes Bay is New Zealand’s greatest wine region, that would make it one of the world’s. Jump into the Hawkes Bay Wine Guide and discover a new favorite wine region. Hawkes Bay from Te Mata peak. Image: Te Mata Estate Guide to Hawke’s Bay Although New Zealand’s known for zingy Sauvignon Blanc and pristine
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Wine writer + expert Elaine Chukan Brown speaks with Nicole Hitchcock, winemaker at J Vineyards & Winery. Elaine speaks with Nicole about her current role as head winemaker at one of California’s leading and influential sparkling wine producers, where she oversees all aspects of winemaking. They will dive into the unique characteristics of the cool-climate
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What is the difference between sparkling wine and Champagne? Laurie will share with us what it takes to be considered an official Champagne along with one of her favorites for NYE. Looking to find more affordable options for a larger gathering or for everyday enjoyment? Laurie will introduce us to a Spanish Cava as well
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Ever wanted to bid on multiple magnums of Screaming Eagle? Now’s your chance. The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV), a nonprofit trade association that supports the local wine industry, launched its inaugural Napa Valley Library Wine Auction last week, offering collectors top-shelf wines spanning six decades. Bidding concludes Feb. 20. “It’s hard to say this isn’t
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A new study suggests that tannic acids, found in plants and, most notably, in grape skins, may help suppress COVID-19. The findings don’t suggest that a bottle of Barolo is therapeutic, but the study could lead to future treatments. While scientists have developed vaccines at record pace, others have focused their research on treatments for
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