Napa Valley Wineries

Napa Valley Wineries

Napa Valley is a premier wine making region in California, USA – the state that produces almost 90 percent of wine in the country. At present, a wide variety of grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel, among others, are grown in the more than 450 wineries of Napa Valley.

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Red Wine – A Robust and Rich Drink

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There is absolutely no doubt about the fact that red wine is a robust and rich drink. Red wine, which is considered to be a ‘masculine’ wine, has universally developed this reputation and is savored with a good steak or a cigar worldwide. Not only that, it has been proven to have health benefits too from the scientific community.

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Origin of Wine from Ancient Times

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Wine has been a part of human history since ancient times. Very early in the civilized history of man, wine became one of the early wonders of the ancient world. It eventually led people of the period to understand the process of fermentation and played a certain role in the progress of humanity.

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An Overview of Organic Wine

An Overview of Organic Wine

Organic wine refers to wine made with grapes that are grown without the use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides and any other chemical additives. This not only makes for a healthier wine but also means a richer tasting wine for wine lovers, whereby the full flavor of the fruit can be enjoyed.

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New World Wine Regions: South America

New World Wine Regions – South America

Once it was colonized by the Spanish, South America seemed destined to become another winemaking region of the new world. In recent times, towards the end of the 20th century, the two main wine producing countries of South America – Argentina and Chile – have gained worldwide fame in the world of wine.

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New World Wine Regions: South Africa

New World Wine Regions - South Africa

In the 20th century, South Africa went through tumultuous times as the world was going through major political changes and the country was boycotted because of its apartheid policies. This resulted in a near wipe-out of the wine industry. Fortunately, with the end of apartheid towards the end of the century, the interest towards wine industry was rekindled.

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New World Wine Regions: North America

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The first Europeans to reach North America were the Vikings, according to history, and they named the continent Vinland. It’s clear the name came from the local viticulture that they discovered here and it follows that unlike Australia, the continent had its own grapes being grown at the time.

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New World Wine Regions: Australia

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Australia is acknowledged as one of the top wine producing regions of the world today. Many wine experts have praised the high quality wines produced by its well known wine producing areas. However, this recognition was not achieved easily; Australian winemakers had to face the greatest challenges among all the New World Wine regions to get it.

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Hot Mulled Wine

Hot Mulled Wine

When wine was introduced to, and became popular in, Western Europe, it underwent a number of adaptations in different regions. One of the more interesting of these experiments produced the ‘mulled wine’ – a hot variation of mostly red wine – that was invented due to climatic cold conditions in this part of the world.

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3 Easy Ways to Improve the Taste of Homemade Wine

3 Easy Ways to Improve the Taste of Homemade Wine

The whole purpose of making your own wine at home is to get a nice flavour and taste that you can truly enjoy with your friends and family. You can improve the taste of your home made wine by following some basic steps.

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