Sushi and Wine

Contrary to popular belief, sushi is not just about raw fish (that would be sashimi). It signifies anything that is placed on sushi rice. Although raw fish is commonly seen on sushi, certain regions in Japan specializes in placing other meats on sushi like bacon and even horse meat. Thus, pairing sushi and wine depends […]

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Kakheti Russia Wine Region

The basic viticulture and winemaking area of Georgia. It is located in southeastern part of the country, in the basins of Alazani and Iori rivers. Kakheti is divided into inner and outer regions by Gombori ridge. The relief of the inner Kakheti is represented by foothills gradating into Alazani lowland and outer Kakheti including Iori […]

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Know Your Wine with this Varietal Table

Can’t figure out what to gift a friend who is crazy over wines? How about this Wine Grape Varietal Table by Steve and Deborah De Long? It looks like the periodic table of elements, which we used to study back in Chemistry class, but this time it categorizes the different wine grape varieties all over […]

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Unusual Wine and Food Pairings

Not everybody knows that wine goes best with meat, whether it is dark meat like beef or light meat like fish. Because of this, you cannot blame people when they pair wine with the oddest foods. However, if you are interested to watch a home movie while eating popcorn and drinking a glass of wine, […]

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Priorat Wineries Spain

Bodega Masia Duch http://www.masiaduch.com Bodega Pasanau http://www.cellerpasanau.com Celler Ardvol http://www.cellerardevol.com Celler de l’Encastell http://www.roquers.com/index3.htm Costers del Siurana http://www.costersdelsiurana.com Genium Celler http://www.geniumceller.com Viedos de Ithaca http://www.vinedosdeithaca.com Wine Travel – GuideTo.Com

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La Mancha Wineries Spain

Bodegas Albavinsa http://www.albavinsa.com Bodegas Torres Filoso http://www.torresfiloso.com Santo Nio de la Bola Las Mesas http://www.arrakis.es/~lasmesas Viedos Mejorantes SL (Portillejo) http://www.portillejo.com Vincola de Castilla http://www.vinicoladecastilla.com Vincola deTomelloso http://www.vinicolatomelloso.com Vinos Cambronero (Franchete) http://www.franchete.com Vinos y Bodegas http://www.vinosybodegas.com Wine Travel – GuideTo.Com

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Jerez Wineries Spain

Alvaro Domencq http://www.alvarodomecq.com Bodegas Garvey http://www.grupogarvey.com Bodegas Tio Pepe (Gonzales Byass) http://www.bodegastiopepe.com Bodegas Tradicion http://www.bodegastradicion.com Bodegas William Humbert http://www.williams-humbert.com Sandeman http://www.sandeman.com/new_packaging/sandeman_intro.html Wine Travel – GuideTo.Com

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New Zealand Wine Growing Regions

New Zealand has a variety of wine growing regions, each exhibiting a great variety in climate as well as terrain. The differences in climate may be illustrated by the variation in the harvesting dates of Chardonnay. When you go to the warmer and more humid northern regions of the country such as Gisborne, Auckland and […]

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Wines Role In Lowering Type 2 Diabetes Risk Studied

Many previous studies have suggested the association between wine and type 2 diabetes risk. New studies have shown that wine does play a role and it might be because of the compounds that are found in grapes. Previous studies seem to note that moderate alcohol drinkers may have lower type 2 diabetes risk because they […]

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Low Alzheimers Risk Linked To Moderate Drinking

Researchers from Spain have suggested that risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease are low among those who consider themselves responsible drinkers and avoid tobacco. The results tend to be more distinct in women, regardless of the choice in alcoholic beverage. The study was conducted by researchers from the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at […]

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