Better than the “green fairy”: how cannabis wine is produced in the USA
Have you ever tried absinthe? If the acquaintance took place, it was unlikely that the most legendary potion that made Paul Verbiern and Arthur Rambo head spin or creative insanity…

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12 non-standard ways how to use wine to the last drop
Wine is called a noble drink. And how not to miss a glass or two for dinner or during a festive feast. But some people manage to use it not…

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HOW TO DISTINE A GOOD WINE?
Nothing but types of wine (red, white, pink), degrees and prices are not clear. After several minutes of “viewing” the labels, we choose either the most beautiful or, being guided,…

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WINE Cork HISTORY

The enterprising ancient Greeks managed not only to learn how to produce good wine, but also to establish a successful trade in them. The difficulties caused by the inconvenience of transporting open amphorae prompted them to create traffic jams. The main requirement was protection from spilling the precious drink (there was no talk about tightness yet), and the wooden cork did an excellent job with this task. Of course, this “plug” was far from perfect: the use of soft wood as the basis caused the cork to quickly swell inside the vessel, and, as a result, damage to the neck of the amphora and wine oxidation. A little later, they improved the technology, and began to lubricate the cork with clay and seal it with resin. Continue reading

VINOGRAD
If earlier it was believed that the discovery of grapes belonged to the Phoenicians, today it is reliably known that the origin of this plant occurred much earlier and the…

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Cup of greed, from which it is impossible to get drunk: the ancient prank of Pythagoras
Pythagoras was one of the greatest thinkers of his time and one of the greatest mathematicians in history. And he, apparently, was all right with a sense of humor, because…

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STEREOTYPES OF WINE
Far from each of us can boast the ability to choose the right wine, and the store is often guided by the “generally accepted rules”: good wine is necessarily expensive,…

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WINE CRITICISM
The emergence of wine critics and an estimated jury in the world of winemaking has greatly simplified the lives of ordinary consumers (you can safely rely on the assessment of…

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