Archive for October, 2011

Oct 27 2011

What Kind of Wine Are You?

Published by under Fun,Uncategorized,Wine Education

We’re all familiar with silly quizzes that once completed are supposed to be able to tell you everything about yourself by adding up a total at the back of a magazine. Does their inaccuracy or ridiculousness keep us from tallying up our score though? Not really. Every grape, vine and wine has character. Though the […]

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Oct 07 2011

Barrels o’ Fun

Published by under France,Wine Education,Wine Making

Is there anything more sexy and fast-paced than the world of barrels? Probably. Barrels might not be the most exciting part of wine-making, but they play a vital role in many wines the world over. Over 3,000 years ago, Egyptians would store wine in ceramic pots called “amphora” that they would then pour olive oil […]

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