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Awaken Your Libido with a Taste of 2004 Steve Hoff Barossa Shiraz!

Say good bye to toys and crazy positions and hello to Steve Hoff Barossa Shiraz 2004 from the Australia, Barossa Valley.. According to the October issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, women who drank one or two glasses of red wine a day scored much higher than the less-frequent tipplers or non-drinkers. The Italian Read more…

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Celebrity Wines & the Price Quality Ratio Conundrum

What do Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, and Dan Ackroyd have in common? They all have their own wines. How a celebrity (some posthumously) can create and market their wines leaves some mystified and curious. Just last week, Frank Sinatra himself resurrected from his grave to launch his own wines. He specifically told the press via Read more…

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Market Trends in Wine… Is it Good or Bad for You?

Wine has never been easy. Its not a simple thing to make, or everyone would be doing it. It only takes a drive to “Wine Country” for us to understand that Wall Street has made its way to the vineyard. Egos, arrogance, and the “Our wine is too good for you…” is prevalent. In all Read more…

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Top Summer Wine Values – Drink Fine Wine and Don't Pay Fine Wine Prices

Let’s face it. We all love to get a screaming deal. Wealthy or wise, office or cube, its always fun to find that magical bottle on a deep deal. This summer is one of a particular challenge. With our wallets getting tighter, and the heat getting hotter, we’ve assembled a few wine buys that we Read more…

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Aroma of Wine – The Nose Knows by Stacy Slinkard, Editor About.com Guide to Wine

Definition: A wine’s aroma, or “nose,” is the smell of the wine in the glass. The aroma can be floral, citrus, fruity, vegetal, earthy or any number of familiar scents depending on the grape varietal used, the winemaking process implemented and the wine’s storage conditions. You’ve heard it said that, “The nose knows” and this Read more…

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Malolactic Fermentation by Stacy Slinkard

Malolactic fermentation is a part of the vinification process for the vast majority of red wines and a handful of white wines. Malolactic fermentation is largely associated with Chardonnay and is the main reason that Chardonnay can exhibit a buttery component on the nose and palate.What is Malolactic Fermentation? Basically, malolactic fermentation is a secondary Read more…

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