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How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine

How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine

It may then come as a surprise to many to learn that Malbec is actually a French grape variety, brought over in the 1800s after The Great...
U.S. Wine Is All Over The Map U.S. Wine Is All Over The Map U.S. Wine Is All Over The Map U.S. Wine Is All Over The Map

U.S. Wine Is All Over The Map

From California to New York, each state has its own primary grape that is cultivated as the star of their wine show. In Alaska and...
Here's the Difference Between Wine Grapes and Table Grapes Here's the Difference Between Wine Grapes and Table Grapes Here's the Difference Between Wine Grapes and Table Grapes Here's the Difference Between Wine Grapes and Table Grapes

Here's the Difference Between Wine Grapes and Table Grapes

Wine grapes are smaller with large, hard seeds for the production of tannin while table grapes are large with small seeds for added juice...
Edaphology 101: Don't Plant Vineyards in These Soils Edaphology 101: Don't Plant Vineyards in These Soils Edaphology 101: Don't Plant Vineyards in These Soils Edaphology 101: Don't Plant Vineyards in These Soils

Edaphology 101: Don't Plant Vineyards in These Soils

Edaphology is the science which studies the soil's influence on living organisms, especially plants. The best vineyards are those planted...
Pedology 101: The Process of Vineyard Site Selection Pedology 101: The Process of Vineyard Site Selection Pedology 101: The Process of Vineyard Site Selection Pedology 101: The Process of Vineyard Site Selection

Pedology 101: The Process of Vineyard Site Selection

You need to practice prudent pedology, the study of soil. To fortify the soil, add necessary lime, nitrogen, compost or other additives....
From Pigeage to Carbonic: The Process of Maceration From Pigeage to Carbonic: The Process of Maceration From Pigeage to Carbonic: The Process of Maceration From Pigeage to Carbonic: The Process of Maceration

From Pigeage to Carbonic: The Process of Maceration

Maceration is the oenological term used to describe the process of extraction from grapes. It can be done before, during or after...
Best Food Pairings for Claret Best Food Pairings for Claret Best Food Pairings for Claret Best Food Pairings for Claret

Best Food Pairings for Claret

Looking for food pairings for that Claret? Whether it's a Merlot-based or Cabernet-based Claret, it will go best with specific vegetables...
5 Classifications of Wine: Still, Sparkling & Fortified 5 Classifications of Wine: Still, Sparkling & Fortified 5 Classifications of Wine: Still, Sparkling & Fortified 5 Classifications of Wine: Still, Sparkling & Fortified

5 Classifications of Wine: Still, Sparkling & Fortified

Still Wine, Sparkling Wine, Fortified Wine, Brandy, Grappa and Vermouth are all styles of wine that differ based on their alcohol content...
How Pedology and Edaphology Affects Viticulture How Pedology and Edaphology Affects Viticulture How Pedology and Edaphology Affects Viticulture How Pedology and Edaphology Affects Viticulture

How Pedology and Edaphology Affects Viticulture

Pedology and Edaphology are the two divisions that make up the study of soil, otherwise referred to as soil science. Along with climate,...
Wine & the Ancient Roman Empire Wine & the Ancient Roman Empire Wine & the Ancient Roman Empire Wine & the Ancient Roman Empire

Wine & the Ancient Roman Empire

Historical and religious writings reveal that wine existed as far back as Egyptian times, but instead it is the Ancient Romans that we have...

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