May 07 2010

Wine is a symbol of love and passion

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6-Cross-Swirl-Red-Wine-Glasses-1Wine appeared about 6000 years ago and has become a symbol of many things. All the time wine and bread are used symbolically as remembrance of Holy Christ in churches. Drinking wine at dinner creates special warm atmosphere among people gathered at table and reflects their feelings and emotions to each other. Wine differs from all alcohol drinks with its elegancy and delightful flavor, because of its process of making. It’s only one drink made from ripe, rich grapes and stored during many years and then everyone hardly can be indifferent to the perfect taste of wine. In wine the content of alcohol is about 10%-20%, that’s why government takes care about keeping a check on young people and tries to keep them restricted.

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Apr 27 2010

The procedure of winemaking at home

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how-to-make-wine-1If you can’t imagine any occasion without  wine and consider the choice of wine as a special ritual, giving more preferences, first of all, to a delightful flavor, so you are a real wine connoisseur. But have you ever thought about making your own wine? Have you had an idea of making wine specially for you? Today in our article we want to give you some useful hints at making good homemade wine.

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Apr 14 2010

To order wine in a restaurant is an art

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7 When you have a special event or occasion, it will be a great idea to invite people in the best restaurant for having a dinner or supper. Everything must be prepared on a high level. So think over the food menu previously. No less important is the choice of a drink. As a rule it is an expensive, delicious wine. If you are a wine connoisseur, you exactly know all tips on combining wines with different dishes. So it will not be the news for you that white wine is the best served with a chicken, red wine with red meet and so on. But as a wine connoisseur you should also know the rules of etiquette, for example, how to order wine in a restaurant.

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Apr 06 2010

Tips on combining wines with different dishes

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winefoodWine gathers today a great amount of people who really appreciate its delicious and so extraordinary flavor. Wine beverage extends nowadays its boundaries due to the growing number of wines consumers and real lovers. This special drink finds its place in cooking also.

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Mar 12 2010

What do you know about Mulled Wine?

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mulledwinePerhaps you have heard about such an interesting sort of tasting wine which is called mulled wine. In this column we will tell you about when and where it is good to taste it and tell you one of the best recipes of it.

When it is cold in the street and you feel so comfortable sitting near your fireplace or wrapped in a warm blanket at home there is nothing more delicious and great than to taste some mulled wine. This type of wine is used by people for centuries to feel themselves warm, it is like a brilliant alternative to such warm drinks as coffee, hot chocolate and tea, also you can apply it if you want to organize a party and haven’t obtain any thoughts what drink to serve there. People use this drink like a treatment to prevent catching a cold in such chilly winter weather. Continue Reading »

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Mar 05 2010

Music for Wine

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We know that the audience of our site consists predominantly of wine lovers. So we are sure you are always happy to learn something new from the fabulous world of wine. Today we will talk about the influence of music on wine, intrigued? Then be the first who will discover it.

In 1999 in such a noble wine magazine as “Journal of Applied Psychology” was published an article by Adrian C. North, David J. Hargreaves and Jennifer McKendrick which was called “The Influence of In-Store Music on Wine Selections”. In this article authors were trying to investigate the influence of national music on purchasing wine. For example, if in the store where you want to buy a wine is playing French music with what probability you would buy a wine produced in France. So in one store they started to play French music for a week and for another week in the same store they played German music and it really increased the number of purchased wines of German and French production. This research proved a fact that national music playing in the store can influence on your selection of wine. Continue Reading »

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Feb 26 2010

The art of choosing a Wine Glass for Wine

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wine glassesWe are sure you have heard that there are several types of wine glasses and we are very happy for you if you can choose a right glass for a right kind of wine because it can make the process of drinking wine more delicious and pleasant. But if you don’t know anything about different types of wine glasses and haven’t any guess how to choose them for different types of wine, then hurry up to read this column to discover more info about it.

First you need to remember that there are four chief types of wine glasses which will be good to apply with four different kinds of wine: white, red, sparkling and dessert.

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Feb 20 2010

The first mentions about wine

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bachusToday we will tell you about the first mentions about wine in our history, you will read about different myths and legends, full of true and imaginary facts. But who will tell you directly how it was? We can only guess how it was indeed and admire this awesome drink.

Wine in ancient times…

Due to ancient Persian mythology wine was invented by a female. Legend says that she had a terrible headache and nothing could help her to cure of it, but once she drank a drink from a jar. Then she woke up at night and was very astonished to feel that her headache was over. That drink was a fermented grapes juice.

Lately wine was famous as a drink of all gods, no matter, they were of Greek, Sumerian or Egyptian origin. Due to the fact that the first gods of wine were women this drink became to be associated with fertility. Ancient people often used wine in their religious rituals. Egyptian people pictured wine on their papyri. Continue Reading »

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Feb 12 2010

Wine in the history of the USA

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american-flagWe are sure that all of our readers have heard about legendary Boston Tea Party, but do you know anything about Madeira Party, which was held some years before it? No, then this article will be interesting for you. Today we will tell you about American presidents and their favorite wine kinds, let us detect wine lovers among noble American politicians.

Some facts about Madeira Party…

This party was held a few years before famous Boston Tea Party, the main idea of this party was the same as at Tea Party – to show negative attitude to the British domination in America. We have to tell you that madeira wine was a favorite wine of American colonists and the origin of this negative attitude is connected with it. The deal was in the fact that British people tried to ration Madeira for colonists and by that reason they seized the shipment with a cargo of Madeira that was consigned to John Hancock. Hancock started the conflict and received his wine back, lately he was first who had signed the Declaration of Independence. Continue Reading »

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Feb 05 2010

Wine Tales and Legends

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If you are passing through this site, then you are surely in the number of wine lovers. We all like this awesome drink and everybody of us has its own favorite kind of wine. But practically nobody can tell you how this wonderful drink was created. Of course we have official history of its invention, but at the same time we have several interesting legends about some kinds of wine creation and today we will tell you them.

First wine legend brings us to such region of France as Burgundy. Nobody knows when it was but there was a peasant and he was called Bertin. Once he decided to grow grapes in his field. Field in French sounds like “champ”, so he planted his field with grapes and then he produced a wine from it. That wine was so great and became popular among town inhabitants, lately they called it “chambertin wine”. That name they created combining the name of a peasant with the field where it was grown.

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