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BottleShock Protective Wine Carrying Case
Posted on December 8, 2012.

Do you remember when you could visit a winery and buy a few bottles of wine and carry them home on the plane? Or when you were traveling to visit an old friend and you would throw a great bottle of wine in you...

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Vins El Cep Winery
Posted on September 29, 2012.
No trip to Spain would ever be complete without a trip to one of their fabulous wine regions. Spain has over 70 designated wine regions and over 1,000 wineries that are approved by the government for quality wine production.  Spain produces over 13% of all wines worldwide, and is widely recognized for having some of the best values for quality wines.  In anticipation of our trip to Barcelona, we started drinking Spanish wines almost exclusively for over 6 months before we visited the region. ...
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Castello Vicchiamaggio
Posted on May 4, 2012.
Vicchiomaggio Street, from 4 to 50022 Greve in Chianti, Florence, Italy Phone: 055.854079 Fax: 055.853911 Email: info@vicchiomaggio.it p.iva 04026470486 The Castello Vicchiomaggio is another great winery that was introduced by our friend and wine distributer, Peter Freeman. We were driving through Tuscany in route to Rome and Peter suggested we take a detour through the Chianti Wine country and visit his friend John Matta. As Peter explained, John was b...
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Domaine Tempier
Posted on May 2, 2012.
83330 Le Plan du Castellet Cassis, France Telephone: +33 (0) 4 94 98 70 21 Fax: +33 (0) 4 94 90 21 65 Internet: www.domainetempier.com On one of our trips to the Mediterranean coast we visited the tiny seaside village of Cassis, France. Our friend Peter Freeman (and one of the wine distributers for our restaurants), suggested we visit a vineyard that he represents called Domaine Tempier. Peter told me that Domaine T...
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Easy Way to Grow Grapes
Posted on January 3, 2012.
Learning how to grow grapes is a complicated process, which is very time-taking because there are several steps involved in the whole process. Let us discuss in detail. Select which type of grapes you want to grow: The first step in learning how to grow grapes is to select the variety of grapes you want to grow. You may choose one of the two varieties to make grapevine - European and the hybrid varieties. European varieties are commonly used for wine making in places such as California. ...
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A Wine Gift Delivery Will Bring the Biggest Smile
Posted on January 3, 2012.
Whether you need a birthday or anniversary gift, or want to say thank you, a wine gift delivery is an ideal way to express your gratitude or well wishes. Gift baskets containing wine are always a welcome present and are visually much more interesting then a plain wrapped box. Sitting tall with their bow and plastic wrap, gift baskets have a visual appeal that always bring out oohs and aahs. Packed with wine and other goodies, wine gift baskets for delivery are available in a range of sizes and p...
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2004 Bravante Vineyards
Posted on January 3, 2012.
Vintage: 2004Grape blend: 51% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, & 5% Cabernet FrancRegion: Howell MountainState or Country: CAPrice: $38Mark´s Wine Rating: Excellent (97.99-94)Review date: July 22, 2010Wine Review: I loved the 2003 version of this wine, so I was very excited to try the 2004. This dark ruby red wine opens with a very pleasant menthol like bouquet with hints of allspice and black current. On the palate, this full bodied wine is exceptionally well balanced and smooth. This flavor pa...
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