Basics Of Scoring Wine

Wine quality and scoring is not determined by where wine comes from or how it is made. Ultimately, wine scoring is determined by certain properties and traits that only an expert wine tester can judge. Here are some of the factors that generally affects how most wines are being scored. Appearance A wine taster initially […]

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Investing In Wine

Some think of wine as just some type of alcoholic drink for the discriminating alcoholic. But there are many others who think about wine differently. Quality bottles of wine are actually being considered by some as an investment. A good reason for this is that a good wine is always in demand and that they […]

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Wine Advocate Wine Scoring System

There are several wine scoring and rating systems being used around the world to determine the quality of wines. Perhaps one of the most influential of them is the Wine Advocate’s Scoring System. This wine scoring system is considered to be one of the most respected wine ratings system today. Robert Parker The Wine Advocate […]

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Wine Score Basics

Wine scores simply provide a means for wine enthusiasts and consumers to determine the quality of a bottle of wine. The wine score can be assigned to a wine by one or more wine critics. The score will provide the critics evaluation of the wine. The higher the score, the higher the quality of wine […]

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French Study Says Wine Drinkers May Be Healthier

A French study suggests that moderate wine drinkers in several key categories than non-drinkers. The said study is published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition and may be welcome news for people who enjoy and love wine. Although the said study does provide links between wine and good health, there might be other factors […]

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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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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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