Monthly Archives: October 2011

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Top 10 Songs About Wine.

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There are countless numbers of songwriters who’ve also been inspired by wine, but writing songs about wine isn’t a new phenomena. The "Charles Heidsieck Waltz" was an orchestral piece composed by Paul Mestrozzi which debuted in 1895! Below are my … Continue reading

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Chateau de la Dimerie Muscadet Sevre et Maine

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  Grape 100% Melon de Bourgogne – and yes, I know you’ve probably never heard of it…   Facts …and the French wonder why people stopped buying their wine, and moved toward New World producers!?!?! No-one can understand the wine … Continue reading

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The Purpose of the Wine Bottle “Punt”.

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The indentation at the bottom of a wine bottle is referred to as the "punt", but what is it? Watch this video to find out!

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Beef Made Easy–A Guide to Retail Beef Cuts, and Recommended Cooking Methods.

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Quite a handy little guide! Click the image to get a larger view; then print it out (at work obviously, as it’ll use-up a lot of ink), and stick it in your kitchen! Then, hide it when your friends come … Continue reading

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This Week in Wine 10/24/11

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Actually it’s more like ‘”Last Week in Wine”, since I didn’t get a chance to post this yesterday!   Shelf crash destroys 6,810 wine bottles A Wisconsin liquor store that lost 6,810 bottles of wine and champagne in a shelf … Continue reading

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Veramonte “Primus” Red Wine Blend from Colchagua, Chile.

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Grapes 65% Cabernet, 20% Syrah, 8% Merlot, 7% Carmenere   Facts In 1960, a relatively unknown gentleman by the name of Agustin Huneeus burst onto the Chilean wine-scene. He purchased part of the Concha y Toro winery operation, became the … Continue reading

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