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Savor The Wines Of South Africa

Savor The Wines Of South Africa

The Wines of South Africa Are Waiting To Be Explored Have you experienced them yet? This post contains affiliate links. For more information, read my disclosure here. South African Wines are quickly gaining popularity, due to a variety of factors – their affordability, their unique style, […]

The Science Behind Sparkling Wine

The Science Behind Sparkling Wine

Get your geek on with the science behind sparkling wine! We’ve finally made it to Part 6 of my 6 Part Prosecco Series.  By now you should be a pro, because we’ve covered everything from the basics all the way up to mixing your own […]

How Low Can You Go?  The Perfect Wine Tasting Temperature

How Low Can You Go? The Perfect Wine Tasting Temperature

What’s The Perfect Wine Tasting Temperature? Like most questions in life, the answer to this isn’t so simple.  Don’t get me wrong – there are plenty of tricks, hacks, rules of thumb and whatnot that can make serving and tasting wine simple and effortless.  However, […]

What You Need To Know About Nebbiolo

What You Need To Know About Nebbiolo

  Grape Nebbiolo   Color Black   Regions Northwest Italy.  Piedmont is the home of this grape, but plantings are also found in the US, Mexico, Argentina, Australia; and to a lesser extent Switzerland, South Africa, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile.   Soil Type Sandy and/or […]

Everything You Need To Know About New Zealand Wine

Everything You Need To Know About New Zealand Wine

Today we will be traveling to a wine region that is not only one of my favorites, but also a major up-and-coming area putting out wines with consistent quality and remarkable value – New Zealand!  Perhaps you know New Zealand for its beautiful landscapes (remember […]

Say Hey To Chardonnay

Say Hey To Chardonnay

Grape Chardonnay   Color White   Regions Worldwide.  Most notably – France, Italy, United States, Argentina, Chile, Australia and New Zealand.   Soil Type All.  Prefers limestone, chalk, clay.   Viticulture Chardonnay is a relatively easy grape to grow, due to its vigor and adaptability […]

Dead Arm Disease Makes For A Delicious Wine

Dead Arm Disease Makes For A Delicious Wine

Anyone who has ever had a garden, or raised a plant or two, is pained at the signs of unhealthy vegetation.  Is it something you can remedy, like providing more (or less) water?  Applying an all-natural pesticide?  Simply removing the dead foliage? Vineyard owners face […]