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Vino Blanco de España

Vino Blanco de España

Quick facts on Spanish Wine Here are some quick facts about the often unnoticed white wines of Spain: -Airén is the most widely planted grape and also the #1 most planted grape in terms of number of hectares in the world! -The native Spanish white varieties are: Albariño, Verdejo, Palomino, Godello, Loureira, and Airén. -The [...]

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The French Paradox & the Wonder of Reseveratrol

The French Paradox & the Wonder of Reseveratrol

Most of us know by now that red wine is good for you. Like we needed an excuse to drink more wine! But it doesn’t hurt that drinking in moderation has certain proven health benefits. This revelation came back in 1991, when the news magazine show 60 Minutes aired a segment called “The French Paradox.” Since [...]

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Süssreserve

Süssreserve

Let’s talk about a little technique that I have dubbed, “The Dr. Seuss Method” Hence, the image below. Har har, I’m so clever. Moving on…Did you know that Germans actually add sterilized grape juice to their finished wine? Sacre bleu!! How can it be possible? I balked at this fact when I first heard about [...]

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