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Wine for the novice drinker

Wine novice drinker – Deciding to learn about wine could be exciting and perplexing for the beginner wine drinker. For some, learning about the subject is very natural, but others with more difficulty, they may need to start with lighter wines in order to get the hang up of the various flavours in those wines…

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Enjoying wine and veggies!

Many wine enthusiasts think strongly about taking a break altogether from wine for the month of January. However, for many, this resolution could turn out to be quite daunting. An alternative to detox is to incorporate more vegetables in your diet combined with your wine drinking. Like any other food plate, a successful wine pairing…

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Drinking wine to be happy

Drinking wine to be happy – If you are reading this column, most likely you enjoy drinking wine & spirits. Hopefully at least every now and then. And if you drink on a regular basis like myself you’ve probably been lectured on the negative consequences of alcohol consumption and the negative the issues arising from…

Top wine lover gifts
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Top wine lover gifts

Top wine lover gifts – A great gift idea for the wine lover or for Mother’s and father’s day right around the corner. Click and buy. However if you really just want to drink some wine, the only thing you require is a wine bottle and a safe way of getting into it. But if…

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Fall comfort red wines

Fall comfort red wines – It has been a while since I wrote in these pages about the wines of Roussillon. However, as we entered deep into the fall season, I cannot help to be nostalgic about my latest venture in June to the Region. Roussillon with its sunny weather and garrigue scented terroir embodies…

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Wines from Argentina and Chile

Wines – Argentina’s red wines are one of the great commercial stories of the past few years€”and for good reason. When it comes to bottles that cost between $9 and $20, Argentina’s reds, notably its signature grape, Malbec, provide lots of depth of flavour and complexity. The Malbecs are lush with a berry-rich pepperiness. On…