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The "Five S" Approach to Wine Appreciation

by Jerry Greenfield

Mar 25 2015

ByThe Wine WhispererAs many have heard me say, enjoying wine means liking it. Appreciating wine means knowing why you like it. Unfortunately, many beginning wine lovers get put off by hearing people say things like, “Oh, yes…there’s some nice gooseberry notes on the nose, and the herbaceousness spreads across the…

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Closing Argument: Stopping The Bottle

by Quini Team

Mar 22 2015

Written by: KL TurnerNatural cork has enjoyed a long romance with the wine bottle. Over the past 250 years, corks have sealed many a high profile vintage in anticipation of opening night. The pop, the pour, and the pleasure all combine to deliver a great wine experience. Why is cork…

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Hosting A Great Wine Party

by Quini Team

Mar 22 2015

Written by: Sean Weiderick If you have ever wanted to host a wine party, but you were not sure where to start, then here are some ideas to get you started:What you will need:– Enough wine glasses for all your guests. Everyone should have the same type of glass as…

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The Road To Quality Is Israel’s Route Out of The Wine Desert

by ANDREW JOHN CHALK

Mar 22 2015

I was interested when the Israel Wine Producers Association (IWPA) came to town recently to publicize new developments in Israeli wine. Although, Israeli wine has been around retail stores here since the 1980s, it has been characterized by products targeted at the niche market of observant jews seeking a kosher…

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A Conversation with a Winemaker

by Elena Cawley

Mar 05 2015

Q: How long does a bottle of wine last after it has been opened?A: Generally, the sweeter the wine and the higher the alcohol content, the longer it will last. Most dry wines are good for about 3-4 days. Sweet wines, however, can last 2-3 weeks. A port-style wine, which…

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My Visit to Brooklyn Brewery

by Ron Kapon

Mar 03 2015

As defined by the Brewers Association a craft brewery produces less than 6 million barrels of beer a year (there are 31 gallons in a barrel). It is a distinctively flavored beer that is brewed and distributed regionally. If any alcoholic beverage industry member (who is not a craft brewer)…

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Cowhorns and Cover Crops: Tasting Biodynamic Terroir

by Quini Team

Feb 27 2015

Man has been making wine in sync with nature for centuries. Many a prehistoric party started with grapes planted and harvested by the moon. Animals roamed the vineyards, mixing up the soil with their hooves and claws, adding a variety of elements to the process. It is only in more…

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Taste Wine Like A Pro and Remember Them All

by Quini Team

Feb 27 2015

Every day is a good day for vino. But the turn of the year sure gets wine and food festivals going. From Dine Out Vancouver and the California Wine Fair, to the world renowned Vancouver International Wine Festival and EAT!, another major event held in Vancouver, wine tasting enthusiasts everywhere…

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