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Champagne – The King of Sparkling Wines.
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Champagne – The King of Sparkling Wines.

champagne Many regions in the world produce sparkling wine including several in France, but none can equal champagne. The region of Champagne, approximately an hour’s drive northeast of Paris, is a marginal grape growing region, that has very chalky soil, and in some parts the soil is exclusively chalk. The […]

My Wine Cellar today.
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My Wine Cellar today.

It’s not that large, but we do hope to get a lot enjoyment !! I’m using a refrigerator where I can store 68 bottles. We do recommend a larger refrigerator up to 150-200 bottles. I you aren’t that lucky to have a cellar. number country Wine year 1 I Amarone […]

Chocolate and Wine II
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Chocolate and Wine II

Chocolate and Wine In 1753, Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus called the cocoa tree Theobroma cacao – Greek for “Food of the gods”. It was used in Aztec religious ceremonies, and cocoa developed more monotheistic affiliations in the 19th century. Aztec kings believed cocoa to be an aphrodisiac and drunk up […]

The Chapelle Sainte Agnes Vineyard – Quebec.
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The Chapelle Sainte Agnes Vineyard – Quebec.

Chapelle Sainte Agnes Quebec’s vineyards concentrate in the Eastern Townships, and among the wineries the most picturesque is Chapelle Sainte Agnes in the Sutton Mountains. The terraced vineyards surrounding the chapel and winery reminds visitors of steep German vineyards along the Mosel River. The winery is the brainchild of Montreal […]

Portugal’s Indigenous Grapes.
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Portugal’s Indigenous Grapes.

Portugal ’s Indigenous Grapes. Although many wine producing countries, even those in Europe plant French, Italian and Spanish grape varieties, Portuguese have only now started experimenting with a few. They implicitly believe that their indigenous grapes are every bit as good as their world-famous brethren, albeit less well known, and […]

All About Wine and Grape Varieties.
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All About Wine and Grape Varieties.

Wine and Grape Wine is a living beverage unless it has been pasteurized.  Dr. Pasteur has determined that wine is the safest of all alcoholic beverages but only if consumed in    moderate quantities and regularly. Approximately 300 – 350 ml of wine per day is considered moderate and safe. For […]

The 2008 Bordeaux of Grand Cru Classified Chateau.
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The 2008 Bordeaux of Grand Cru Classified Chateau.

The 2008 Bordeaux The 2008 vintage in Bordeaux is hailed as very fine fro red and whites, and fine for sweet wines. Recently, most of the grand cru classified chateaux representatives visited Toronto to pour their wines for the media and public. L C B O’s Vintages division organized the […]