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Cyprus.
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Cyprus.

Cyprus This most easterly island in the pristine blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea has been producing wine since time immemorial. According to archaeologists, the first settlers arrived from the mainland, now Turkey. Greeks arrives around 1200 B.C., and likely brought along vines Hesiod described Cypriot winemaking in 800 B.C., […]

Russia
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Russia’s Wines and Vitivinicultural History.

Russia, the largest and economically most powerful state of the CIS (Confederation of Independent States), is vast (the largest country in the world), but has less favourable climatic conditions than formerly “union” countries – Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Krygizistan, and Azerbaijan. Before the dissolution of the U.S.S.R, the […]

Le Marche Wine Day Trips.
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Le Marche Wine Day Trips.

This day tour will be an exploration of the heart of the Rosso Piceno, the wine of the Piceno people, the defined area that begins just South of le Marche. While visiting the wonders of the area and in tasting its wines, you will come to understand the concept of […]

Spanish Wines. Quality, Value and Variety.
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Spanish Wines. Quality, Value and Variety.

The excitement, attention and demand surrounding wines from Spain today has been in the making for more than 3, 000 years and today boasts the world’s largest vineyard acreage. From long established and respected wine growing regions to exciting new ones, from indigenous grape varieties to international varietals, and from […]

Cantine Giorgio Lungarotti – Umbria.
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Cantine Giorgio Lungarotti – Umbria.

Umbria is one of the two provinces of Italy without a coast. This small province, the home of Saint Francs Assissi, boasts a sound agricultural base (olive oil, wine, cereal, and truffles) and active tourism traffic. Cantine Lungarotti located in Torgiano is the largest and best-known winery of the province. […]

Pinot Noir.
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Pinot Noir.

Pinot Noir The true pinot noir is one of the unmitigated joys of the experienced taster… it has a distinct penetrating taste… a definite silky texture… among the dearest wines known, possessing a smoothness which by comparison makes some of the other great red wines of the world rough… wines […]