United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (US), America or simply the States, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is the northwestern part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean. At 3.79 million square miles (9.
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    • Loire Valley Wine: Anjou Saumur Wines Sparkle (VIDEO)

      Loire Valley Wine Holds Court Less than two hours from Paris, France and about 200 miles long the Loire Valley is a massive winemaking region. The wines of France’s most diverse wine region are as different as they are delicious. In this video, our wine travels take us on an education adventure into the Loire Valley’s Anjou – Saumur regions.

      Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TVin Riesling- 10 readers -
    • Aussie native brings love for Riesling to Washington

      Wendy Stuckey, white winemaker for Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, Wash., pours a glass of Eroica Riesling. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) WOODINVILLE, Wash. – Were it not for two chance meetings, Wendy Stuckey might have happily spent her entire winemaking career in her native Australia and missed out on a great adventure.

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  • Grüner Veltliner has champions in B.C.

    …, and tested the equipment by making small quantities of Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir in the 2009 vintage. Since then, De Vine has opened an appealing wine shop. It is open seven days a week during the summer and on weekends from October to April. The winery’s web site currently is being relaunched. Meanwhile, here are notes on some…

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  • Holiday Gifts for Wine Lovers

    … Enthusiast or through Amazon.com here: TRIbella Wine Aerator Wine for the Walls – Leanne Laine Fine Art We are big fans of Leane Laine’s Art and own several of her pieces I purchased after “meeting” her on twitter and visiting her website. This season she has created something truly unique. She calls it a “Silhouwine Portrait” — a silhouette of your…

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  • What I Got My Sister For Christmas

    … A note from our crack legal team at Dewey, Screwem, & Howe, LLP..... All tax and other information appears here as a courtesy to readers and clients. Please understand that we are not rendering legal advice and that each individual should consult his or her own tax professional before acting upon any of the information contained herein…

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  • Sagrantino: The Insider's Italian Wine

    …. To truly geek out, check out some of Umbria's traditional foods for inspiration. WHERE TO BUY: Typically costing between $85-100 dollars, Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG is distributed nationwide by Folio Fine Wines. Check your local fine wine shop. Alternatively, if you live in AK, CA, DC, FL, MO, NV, NH, NM, ND, OR, VA, or WY, order…

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  • December Gift Conundrum

    … gift. My devotion aside, Zalto there is now competition. The Gabriel Glas One for All has a message that resonates; one glass can do it all from Champagne to Spain. Their design seems to draw inspiration from the Zalto angles, but has more curves. There’s a mouth blown version (the Gold edition). Both are featherweight in the hand. The machine…

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  • Cliffs Wine Picks – Nov 17, 2014 to Dec 13, 2014

    …, licorice, and dried flowers. This has medium body, soft to moderate ripe tannins and decent acidity. On the palate this is rich and lush with juicy cherries, berries and spice up front with raspberries and white pepper kicking in on the back end. The finish has nice length with roasted herbs adding some complexity. This is fairly ripe and juicy…

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  • The greatest dessert wine?

    … When it comes to dessert wine, most people automatically think of Port, Sauternes, or maybe even Tokaji, but there was another wine that made its’ mark, and is little known: Constantia Wyn (wine). “From these Elysian fields used to come one of the very greatest wines in the world – the legendary Constantia,” wrote Hugh Johnson, “Constantia…

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  • Wine of the Week: Fongaro Brut from Veneto

    December 17, 2014 · 10:13 pm In keeping with this month’s sparkling wine focus, this week’s Wine of the Week is a brut sparkling wine from Fongaro, a winery in the Veneto. I first heard of this winery in 2010 when they participated in an event held by Vinitaly in the United States. I was struck by the wine and the grape variety, Durella, which I found unique and interesting.

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  • Taste Washington ticket sales begin with holiday discount

    … also are available. Saturday’s program includes Appellation Spotlight: Columbia Gorge with Master Sommelier Matt Stamp ($48), The Chardonnay Revival with writer Sean Sullivan ($48) and Washington vs. the World with retailer Doug Charles. ($89). On Sunday, there’s the AVA Spotlight: Red Mountain with Sullivan ($48), The Cider Renaissance with cider advocate David Flaherty ($38) and Wine Tasting with the Masters, presented by winemaker/Master Sommelier Greg Harrington($48). The post appeared first on Great Northwest Wine. …

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  • Collazzi Libertá Will Get Your Spirits Soaring

    …. Collazzi Villa designed by Michelangelo. Winery: Encompassing 960 acres, Collazzi is owned by brothers Carlo and Bona Marchi. They have invested heavily in the development of the 50 acres under vine and the 300 acres of olive trees (about 20,000 trees). The olive oil is not sold in the United States, but is very popular in Japan and Italy. They also…

    Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.comin Cabernet Franc Syrah- 2 readers -
  • Winery of the Weeek: Ricci Curbastro from Lombardy

    … region of Italy which is sandwiched between the city of Brescia and Lake Garda. The area makes great sparkling wines using the traditional method where the wine undergoes secondary fermentation in the bottle. This is different from the charmat method used to make Prosecco. My first Italian wine in a wine class in 1997 was in fact a Saten from…

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