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    • 10 Outstanding Wines With Turkey

      This year’s best Thanksgiving wines consider how not all turkey dinners are not made equal. Here are ten wines that pair well with turkey based on how it’s prepared. TIP: The wines listed below focus primarily on red fruit flavors which typically pair well with harvest foods and poultry. Wine for a perfectly baked turkey… A perfectly paired turkey is truly a revelation.

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  • Absolutely Cracking Wines From France

    … Absolutely Cracking Wines From France Perhaps you caught Anthony Rose’s article in the Independent the other day (15th November)? He made it to the Absolutely Cracking Wines From France tasting, a tasting I sadly couldn’t get to. The event offers one of the more interesting line-ups of wines as the list is drawn up by a mix of 40 or so wine…

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  • Nickel Above The Dollar Cocktail Recipe

    … Nickel Above The Dollar Cocktail Recipe It was only open for two days – a pop-up Tanqueray experience at Six Fitzroy Square, off Warren Street in London. Top notch Tanqueray cocktails served by a good looking bunch of hipster mixologists, songs from the 1920’s and 1930’s sung by Acantha Lang, canapés, digital artist Sophie Barton creating…

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  • Beer 52 The Craft Beer Discovery Club

    … magazine is as fantastic as the beers. Each bottle is detailed to one degree or another, there was a recipe for Beer 52 Brined Pork Shoulder Steaks, an article on matching beer with chocolate and details of some favourite pubs across Britain. Beer52 offers individual bottles to purchase in addition to subscriptions (Craft Beer Gift Box 3 Month…

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  • The Wines of Artemayor

    … The Wines of Artemayor Surrounded as we were by old railway carriages, great hulking bruts of steam engines and a more delicate vernacular train, just about made this wine tasting location perhaps the most unique ever. Here we were at day 4 of an in-depth investigation into the 50 Great Cavas of 2014 in a railway museum, just outside Barcelona…

    Andrew Barrow/ Spittoonin Chardonnay- 2 readers -
  • Interactive Wine Map from HTF Wines

    … Interactive Wine Map from HTF Wines Hard To Find Wines is a small wine merchant based in Shropshire. They have been in operation since 2002 offering a near unique range of wines that are all hand picked for exclusivity, so cannot generally not be found in any other retail outlets, although, as they say “a few lucky restaurants have added our…

    Andrew Barrow/ Spittoon- 2 readers -
  • A Seriously Useful Guide on Biodynamic Wines

    … of the earliest converts Domaine LeRoy Red & White wines from Burgundy, France Cristal Champagne by Bollinger Champagne, France Domaine Zind-Humbrecht Aromatic white wines from Alsace, France TIP: There are just over 620 biodynamic wine producers in the world You can find biodynamic wines in United States, France, Germany, Spain…

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  • Vegan wines?

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  • How Wine is Made: From Grapes to Glass

    … A picture guide of how wine is made, from picking grapes to bottling wine. Depending on the grape, the region and the kind of wine that a winemaker wishes to produce, the exact steps in the harvesting process will vary in time, technique and technology. But for the most part, every wine harvest includes these basic vine-to-wine steps: Pick…

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  • What is Brix? Winemaking Secrets

    … If you’ve ever traveled to wine country or glanced at a wine bottle tech sheet then you’ve probably come across the words “Brix” with a number after it, such as 19.5, 23 or sometimes up to 26. Brix measures must levels (sugar) in wine grapes that ultimately determines how much alcohol a wine will have. Learn the secrets to what Brix tells you…

    Madeline Puckette/ Wine Follyin Riesling Chardonnay- 8 readers -
  • Wine Tasting Terms And How to Use Them

    …, Harsh, Coarse, Dense Bitter White Wine Terms Austere, Citrus Pith, Quince, Bitter Almond, Green Mango, Green Almond, Chalk Up Next: Learn how to write useful tasting notes to keep track of the wines you love. How to Write Useful Wine Tasting Notes Wine Folly - Learn about wine and spirits. …

    Madeline Puckette/ Wine Follyin Riesling- 4 readers -
  • The Surprising Potential of Non-Alcoholic Wine

    … Crazy Potential For Non-Alcoholic Wine? The future may be bright for low alcohol and non-alcoholic wines. Researchers in France found that artificially lowering the alcohol level of a Cabernet Sauvignon (from 12% ABV to 6% ABV) didn’t remove any of the antioxidants beneficial for cardiovascular health. The study concluded by suggesting that low…

    Wine Follyin Cabernet Sauvignon- 3 readers -
  • 5 Dry Portuguese Wines That Will Knock Your Socks Off

    … Bouschet has some of the highest levels of antioxidants found in grapes around the world. In terms of flavor, Portuguese Alicante Bouschet has similarities to the smokiness and the richness of Aussie Shiraz, Lodi Zinfandel and Petite Syrah. FACT: Alicante Bouschet is a grape crossing that was created by botanist Henri Bouschet in Southern France…

    Madeline Puckette/ Wine Follyin Chardonnay- 8 readers -
  • Introduction to Soil Types and Wine

    … What are the best soils for growing wine grapes? One of the most frequently mentioned traits of a great wine is the soil. The conversation usually sounds something like this: “This estate is certainly well-located, resting on well-drained, gravelly soils with some veins of clay running through them.” –Chateau Charmail, Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux So…

    Madeline Puckette/ Wine Follyin Cabernet Sauvignon Pinot Noir Syrah- 3 readers -
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