SPARKLING WINE
To date, the selection of sparkling wines is quite large. In order not to "get lost" in front of a shop window in a store, consider the differences between seemingly…

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Mulled wine that warms up in dank weather and winter cold (3 traditional recipes)
The intoxicating aroma of hot wine, fragrant spices and invigorating orange is familiar to almost everyone. Mulled wine - a drink that warms up on a cold day, will make…

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GEORGIAN WINE. How to choose?
Georgia is a delightful and beautiful country! The combination of soft subtropics, the Black Sea, the flowering valleys of the foothills, the rocky mountains, and the deep gorges that pass…

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TOP 10 WINE FESTIVALS OF EUROPE

1. Bordeaux fete le vin

One of the most famous French winemaking regions once in 2 years (June 26-29, 2016) invites you to enjoy the hospitable atmosphere and excellent wine in Bordeaux Square. Visiting the festival, you can not only get acquainted with the sights that are worthy of attention by themselves, but also taste the best French wines, participate in sommelier contests and gain invaluable experience in master classes from leading winemakers. Continue reading

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

10 little-known facts about wine that will impress not only gourmets
Benjamin Franklin once said that wine is "proof that God loves people and wants to see them happy." Without a doubt, wine is one of the most favorite drinks of…

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BEST WINE FESTIVALS
The air is saturated with intoxicating aromas of wines, incendiary music sounds in every corner of the city, and a good mood does not allow to fall asleep for a…

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HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN OF WINE BANFI
"The embodiment of the American dream on Italian soil" can be described as the story of a successful company Castello Banfi in one sentence. In the early 1970s, two brothers,…

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The main summer secret: How to completely cool a bottle of beer in 5 minutes
For most honest citizens, summer is a truly carefree time. Of the “serious problems”, the brain only takes the search for answers, how to stuff all things for the holidays…

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