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  • Zinfandel wine

    Zinfandel wine: a beginner’s guide

    When you think of wines, you probably think of the usual suspects – Spain, France, and Italy. The increasing popularity of wines has led to the emergence of various wines. Among these is Zinfandel wine. Coming almost exclusively from the United States, it is among the few wines that are thought of as American. It is a type of red wine, and it does offer something for everyone because of the range of styles it has. Continue reading

  • Secura SWO-3N Stainless Steel Electric Wine Opener Corkscrew Bottle Opener

    Wine Bottle Openers – Top Picks and Reviews for 2018

    When it comes to selecting a wine bottle opener there are a number of considerations you have to make. There's something which is just special about opening a great bottle of wine, after all. That moment when you can finally remove the cork really shows you that it's now your time to unwind - whether that's relaxing after a long day at work over a bottle of wine and sprawling out on the sofa or whether you're hosting a dinner party with a group of family and friends. So chose your wine bottle opener carefully and you'll kick off your afternoon or evening to the best start. Naturally, one of the most important considerations when it comes to a good wine bottle opener is pretty simple - functionality. Without being able to open a bottle of wine, a wine bottle opener is fundamentally useless. Past this though, you've got a whole bunch of considerations like style and design, and while all bottle openers may be functional, they're not all created equal. Continue reading

  • Spanish vineyards

    Spanish wine and the flame within

    European culture is interesting and popular in pop culture, and among the many is Spanish culture. Spanish culture involves some of its wines too; but there are many misconceptions surrounding this drink – in fact, the more you begin to know, the more you realize how much there you don't know yet! Continue reading

  • Amarone wine

    Amarone wine – the unknown beauty

    Coming from the region of Valpolicella in Veneto, the wine is has a full-body, intense and elegant taste, making it very popular with wine enthusiasts across the world. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about this wine. People who are experienced in the matter of wines will always know the usual Italian solutions – Brunello, Barolo and Amarone. However, Amarone is still a pipe dream for many people, because of one reason – it is actually expensive.... Continue reading

  • Blueberry wine

    Blueberry wine – A beautiful alternative to grapes?

    Blueberry wine is increasingly rising in popularity. In the past, many of us have only ever tried the classic beverages made of red and white wine from grapes. Even though blueberry wine is not as famous as its cousins made from the grape, it has increasingly gained popularity in recent years. One of the primary reasons for this is because wine consumers have discovered the nutritional benefits of blueberry wine. This has resulted in a rising demand of the different varieties of blueberry wine and in fact, some wine enthusiasts just love to make this sweet drink at the comfort of their homes. Continue reading

  • Elderberry wine is produced from elderberries

    Elderberry wine – a fruity alternative to the classics

    When we talk about wine, the classic grapes will be what springs to mind, since grapes are by far the most common fruits associated with winemaking. However, this does not mean that they are the only option. There are plenty of fruits used to make wine including blueberries, dark berries, huckleberries, elderberries, plums, pears, apples and many others. Specifically, elderberries are used to make the Elderberry wine which can even be as good as their horticultural cousin, grapes, that produce the classics. Continue reading

  • German wine thrives from the colder climates

    Exploring German white wine and the variety within

    If you are a white wine enthusiast, then German wines are an easy point of obsession. This is because, true to the stereotype, Germany takes the production and sale of white wines seriously. Since 2013, almost 65% of the German's vineyards are dedicated to producing white wine grapes. which pair well with Germany's cooler climate enabling them to produce lean fruits with high acidity. Perfect for a variety of white wines. Continue reading

  • Kosher wine exhibits a broad cultural history

    Kosher wine – what are your options for passover?

    Kosher wine has been experiencing a tremendous rise in popularity for a few decades now. This is partly because of its expanding selections found in online stores and various retail outlets. History and culture also contribute to its reputation - people are curious to find out what exactly is in this wines that a Rabbi must supervise its production. The history of kosher wine  dates back to the Passover feast thousands of years ago, and this is alluring to many with an eye for history. Continue reading

  • Plum wine blossom from trees

    A Simple Guide to Plum Wine

    If you are seeking a balanced drink with aromatic notes, then plum wine could be your best choice. The main problem with wines produced from other fruit than grapes are that they contain imbalanced proportions of tannins, alcohol, and acidity levels. You will find them advertising themselves as sweet balanced drinks, but instead of getting a balanced and low alcohol taste when you consume, you get the blistering taste of moonshine. Plum wine, in contrast, defies this and is typically a relatively balanced liquor... Continue reading

  • Spanish Rioja

    The Ultimate Rioja Wine Guide

    When we think of Spanish wine, we immediately think of one that is both red and strong. Rioja wine is one of the many red wines that has genuinely surpassed its domestic glory and achieved world renown. One sip of this wine and we are instantly transported to the beautiful landscapes in Spain, experiencing it with every essence included from the beautiful nectar you're consuming. Continue reading