Thursday, November 20, 2014
Learn about wine and wine ratings at Great Wines Made Simple. Wine is an alcoholic beverage, made of fermented fruit juice, usually from grapes. The natural chemical balance of grapes lets them ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, or other nutrients. Grape wine is produced by fermenting crushed grapes using various types of yeast.

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Italian Nuns Are Making Orange Wine for God and the Rest of Us Munchies_ Food by VICE

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Italian Nuns Are Making Orange Wine for God and the Rest of UsMunchies_ Food by VICEAbout 30 miles north of Rome is the Monastero Suore Cisterci (Monastic Order of Cistercian Nuns), near the town of Vitorchiano. Founded in 1098 as a Cistercian order of the Catholic Church, a group of about 80 nuns are taking [...]

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Books to build your wine library Journal and Courier

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Journal and Courier Books to build your wine libraryJournal and Courier"The World Atlas of Wine," by Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson: Most wine experts consider this iconic book the gold standard of reference works on wine. Originally published in 1971, the 400-page seventh edition came out last year. As the title ... Read the full [...]

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Which bottle Our Thanksgiving wine wheel has your answers SFGate

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SFGate Which bottle? Our Thanksgiving wine wheel has your answersSFGateOf the many things Thanksgiving should bring, stress about wine is one to leave at the door. I've made this point before (http://is.gd/wineresist), and I'll make it again: Drink what you like. There are so many flavors on the holiday table that one is ... Read [...]

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The Tipping Point for Wine Drinkers Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal The Tipping Point for Wine DrinkersWall Street JournalBernie Sun, corporate beverage director of Jean-Georges Restaurants, which includes 22 restaurants world-wide and nine in New York, found that diners tip 20% regardless of the price of the wine or the restaurant. (Some Jean-Georges restaurants are& ... Read the full story: The Tipping Point [...]

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Lehigh Valley Wine Trail offers Nouveau Weekend Allentown Morning Call

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Lehigh Valley Wine Trail offers Nouveau WeekendAllentown Morning CallThe first wines of the new vintage will be celebrated by members of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail during Nouveau Weekend, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Nouveau wines are released within weeks of harvest and are light, dry to& ... [...]

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