Monday, March 30, 2015
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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Lawsuit Claims Several Wines Contain "Dangerous" Levels of Arsenic WDTV

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WDTV Lawsuit Claims Several Wines Contain "Dangerous" Levels of ArsenicWDTVArsenic is a chemical element found in some pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides. In other words, a dangerous poison. But news of a lawsuit broke last week claiming that 83 varieties of wine made by 28 different companies contained "dangerously ...Wine isn't only source of arsenicStatesman JournalArsenic [...]

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Arkansas Legislator Threatens California Wine Ban Over Egg Ban CBS Local

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CBS Local Arkansas Legislator Threatens California Wine Ban Over Egg BanCBS LocalThe House voted 57-19 to advance to the Senate a bill that outlaws wine imports from any state that imposes a “substantial burden” on the Arkansas agriculture industry. The Secretary of the Arkansas Agriculture Department would determine what is& ...The end of California wines [...]

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10 wines you have to try this spring in NJ Asbury Park Press

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Asbury Park Press 10 wines you have to try this spring in NJAsbury Park PressAt Stage Left, the New Brunswick restaurant renowned for its wine list, guests can be even more adventurous this spring, thanks to an innovation known as Coravin. The device uses a stainless-steel needle to extract wine without uncorking the bottle ... [...]

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Mixed breed wins photo contest will mug for wine label Statesman Journal

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Statesman Journal Mixed breed wins photo contest, will mug for wine labelStatesman JournalIt is the first time the winery will feature a mixed breed on one of its wine bottles. Finn's owners believe he's a combination of three breeds, husky, collie and Rottweiler. Honeywood thought it appropriate that the 11/2-year-old dog be featured on ... [...]

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Wine competition draws 3702 entries Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Wine competition draws 3702 entriesRochester Democrat and ChronicleAt the inaugural Finger Lakes International Wine Competition in March 2001, 900 wines were submitted for judging. When the 15th annual competition began at the downtown Rochester Plaza Hotel on Saturday morning, 3,702 bottles of wine from all 50& ...International Wine Competition This Weekend [...]

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