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All About Wine

History

The history of wine spans thousands of years and is closely intertwined with the history of agriculture, cuisine, civilization and humanity itself...

Types of Wine

The difference between wines is not just the name but the ingredients and the processes that are undertaken. Here are some of the wines.

Nutritional Info

When the ancient Greeks introduced a more systematized approach to medicine, wine still retained its prominent role. The Greek physician Hippocrates...

Wine Recipes

Creole Quail in Wine

Adapted from The Prudence Penny Regional Cookbook by Prudence Penny This traditional Creole recipe also works well with chicken or Cornish game hens....

Crock Pot Mulled Wine

Adapted from Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook by Dawn J. Ranck and Phyllis Pellman Good An excellent recipe for parties, this mulled wine is quick to make...

Chicken Breasts in Wine Sauce

Chicken Breasts in Wine Sauce with hot steamed rice is a wonderful lunch recipe and very satisfying as well. This recipe takes only about 30 minutes to prepare...

Black Duck with Wine

Duck recipe requires minimal spices and is very satisfying. There are many styles to cook duck in Mexican, Italian and French cuisine. Here we...

Chicken Braised with Wine

Adapted from The Prudence Penny Regional Cookbook by Prudence Penny A classic recipe flavored with salt pork, shallots, onions, garlic, and herbs...

Winemaking

Vineyard

Vineyards are basically fields or plantations full of grape bearing vines, developed primarily for wine-making, and less commonly for raisins and non alcoholic grapejuice....

Winery

Wineries are buildings/properties which produce various types of wine. It is quite common for wine companies to own several wineries. In addition to...

Oak

Oak can be used in wine to add colour and taste and can be added at various points in the brewing process; chips of oak can be added to the barrel or while fermenting...

Wine styles

Rosé/Blush

A rose (From French: rose, ‘pinkish’) wine has some of the color typical of a red wine, but only enough to turn it pink. The pink color can range...

Sparkling

Sparkling wine is a wine with significant levels of carbon dioxide in it making it fizzy. The carbon dioxide may result from natural fermentation...

Dessert Wines

Dessert wines (or pudding wines BrE, and nicknamed stickies in Australia) are sweet wines typically served with dessert. Despite the name, they are...

Fortified Wine

Fortified wine is wine to which a distilled beverage (usually brandy) has been added. Fortified wine is distinguished from spirits made from wine...

Fruit wine

Fruit wines are fermented alcoholic beverages made from a variety of ingredients (other than grapes) and having a variety of flavours. Fruit wines are usually...

Ice Wine

Ice wine (or icewine; German Eiswein) is a type of dessert wine produced from grapes that have been frozen while still on the vine. The sugars and other...

Orange wine

Orange wine is wine made from white wine grape varieties that have spent some maceration time in contact with the grape skins. Typically white wine...

Straw wine

Straw wine, or raisin wine, is a wine made from grapes that have been dried to concentrate their juice. The result is similar to that of the ice wine process...

Wine producers - Regions

Wine Regions in France

The geography of the wine growing area in Alsace is determined by two main factors, the Vosges mountains in the west and the Rhine river in the east...

Wine Regions in Spain

The first recorded evidence of grape growing and wine production dates from the 12th century, when the monks from the Carthusian Monastery of Scala...

Wine Regions in Italy

The winemaking history of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia has been strongly influenced by the history of the Friuli and Venezia Giulia regions that were important stops along...

Wine Regions in Germany

Although this wine region has a long history of winemaking neither the colour nor quality of the earliest wines is now known. In the Kraichgau...

Wine Regions in Portugal

Viticulture in the Bairrada has existed since at least the 10th century, when the region gained independence from the Moors. Located just south...

Wine Regions in USA

The late 19th century also saw the advent of the phylloxera epidemic which had already ravaged French and other European vineyards. Vineyards were...

Wine Regions in Australia

The 800,642 km (309,130 sq mi) of the New South Wales land mass covers a vast expanse of varying microclimates. Overall, the climate shares some...

History of wine

Ancient Greece

The influence of ancient Greece on wine is significant not only to the Greek wine industry but to the development of almost all European wine...

Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome played a pivotal role in the history of wine. The earliest influences of viticulture on the Italian peninsula can be traced to Ancient Greeks...

Bordeaux wine

The history of Bordeaux wine spans almost 2000 years to Roman times when the first vineyards were planted. In the Middle Ages, the marriage of Henry...

South African

Duck recipe requires minimal spices and is very satisfying. There are many styles to cook duck in Mexican, Italian and French cuisine. Here we...

Middle East

Though written sources regarding alcoholic drinks before the early 7th century are scarce, literature concerning the early Muslims reveals a great deal...

Wine producers - Countries

In the 20th century, the development and fortunes of the Argentine wine industry were deeply influenced by the economic influences of the country...

Wine tasting

The overall evaluation of wine quality, depending on this particular examination, follows additional cautious description and assessment with acknowledged...

Wine and food matching

In recent years, the popularity and interest in food and wine pairings have increased and taken on new connotations. Industries have sprung...

Storage of wine

Providing wine is stored well, it can be kept for long periods of time. As wine is a product that can improve as it matures, (and increase in value) it is...

Aging of Wine

The aging of wine, as well as its potential to almost certainly increase in superior quality, differentiates wine from the majority of other consumable items...

Aroma of wine

It's via the aromas of wine in which wine is in fact tasted. A person's tongue is restricted to the principal tastes recognized by taste receptors...

Wine Packaging

Synthetic corks are made from plastic compounds designed to look and "pop" like natural cork, but without the risk of TCA contamination...

Grape Varieties

Spain produces Albarino to a significant degree in the Rias Baixas DO, especially in the town of Cambados. It is also common in the Vinho Verde...

Prices

Wine Rack

Winsome 92023 Vinny Wine Rack and Glass Holder

Wine Refrigerator

Avanti WC681BG 166-Bottle Freestanding Wine Refrigerator in Black

Wine Glass Rack

Concept Housewares WR40701 Bottle Metal Wine Rack, Matte Black

Wine Glasses

Mikasa SW914-403 Cheers Too 16-Ounce White Wine Glasses - Set of 4

Wine Aerator

Vinturi 6700 Essential Wine Aerator for Red Wine

Wine Video Recipes

It is imperative that you know the exact wine to cook with and the one to serve alongside with the food.

Wine Recipes

When it comes to cooking, many people find great pleasure in not only taking wine made food but also cooking using the same.

Wine Pictures

In order to get the best or at least a clearer wine picture in the world today...