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  1. Using Cooking Wine By Andrew Hall
    Cooking wine is sort of a holdover from prohibition. People who grew up thinking Alcohol is Evil didn't want to have any in their homes. But they wanted those delicious flavors in cooking. Cooking wine seemed to be a reasonable compromise.In essence, cooking wine is really bad wine that then has lots of salt added to it. This makes it pretty much undrinkable by anyone looking to 'get drunk'. However, being a combination of bad wine and lots of salt, it also is pretty much nasty for adding into…


  2. How Wine is Made By Neil Best
    The first stage in the wine making process is to crush the grapes. In days gone by the grapes would be loaded into a large vat and the wine maker(s) would gently tread on them to break the grapes' skins to release the juice.Nowadays this procedure is almost invariably carried out using a machine called, unsurprisingly, a crusher.In the case of white wines, after crushing, the juice is separated immediately from the pulp of skins and stalks and fermentation commences.When making red (and rosé) …


  3. Uses of Mirror Tinted Contact Lenses By Maria Gonzalez
    Mirror tinted contact lenses have become a topic of interest among many Americans. This is because the market for crazy contact lenses has continued to grow and be popular, so, as a result, contact companies are continually faced with making the next best thing. What is the next best thing you might ask? Mirror tinted contact lenses of course. Of course a significant amount of research and technology will be used in creating these contacts, however where there is demand the contact companies w…


  4. Who Made the First Wine Anyway? By Neil Best
    Although details are understandably sketchy, it is believed that, around 6000 BC, grapes were being grown and wine was being made in Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq).Mesopotamia and Egypt Wine was popular with the pharaohs of ancient Egypt from about 3000 BC onwards. Inscriptions and illustrations of grape harvesting and wine making have been found in a number of tombs.Many temples had vineyards attached to them and it is thought that wine was used for religious ritual purposes. However, as is st…


  5. Sbiten - Russia's Traditional Winter-time Beverage By Alden Smith
    Sbiten, the traditional beverage for wintertime in Russia, is a drink with a long, colorful history. Research shows that sbiten has been around since the fourteenth century. Traditionally, Sbiten was served from oft-heated copper samovars by the sbitenshchik, who served it up until the beginning of the twentieth century on Russian street corners.I have always loved all things Russian. For the past twenty years, I have collected stamps from Russia and outlying territories, and have an extensi…


  6. Strange Cocktail Combinations By Shauna Hanus
    Mixed drinks or cocktails have taken a strange turn in recent years. In the past it was the worm in the bottom of the tequila bottle today it’s combinations that include everything from bubblegum to pickled octopus. If you are adventurous and want to veer from the ordinary here are some combinations to get your evening started.Liquor Drinks• Irish Liquor, Amaretto, cream and mint. • Grand Marnier with horseradish infused vodka with a rare slice of beef tenderloin garnish.• Frangelico, crème …


  7. Alchoholism, A Major Diesease? By Dominic Ferrara
    Alcoholism can be given a lot of definitions and all of them stress the fact that there is a terrible disease that involves addiction to spirits. Apart from the physical dependence on alcohol, there are other psychological, genetic and social factors that may play a role in the development of alcoholism. Many social, economic and public health problems are determined by this very serious disease.When alcoholism is concerned, symptoms include craving for alcohol, incapacity to have control over…


  8. Enjoy Your Favorite Wine - But With Some Rules By Celina Richards
    The mere mention of etiquette brings to mind various images, mainly negative. Etiquette means observing set rules. It’s not about the quaint traditions but where wine is concerned etiquette matter.The primary connoisseurs of fine wine are oenophiles who are stringent about treating, serving and tasting wine. Then there are wine lovers and those simply appreciating wine. For occasional enthusiasts, collectors and cellar owners, the essence of wine etiquette heightens the experience.Determine Pr…


  9. An Introduction to Wine By Jason Ditto
    What is wine?Wine has been made for centuries from just a two simple ingredients: yeast and grape juice. Actually, just about any fruit juice can be used, but by far the majority of all wine is made from the juice of the grape.How is wine made?Yeast is the magical ingredient that turns grape juice into wine. Interestingly enough, there is actually wild yeast spores in the air and all that is really needed to make wine is an open container of grape juice and time. The result however, would prob…


  10. Straight Teeth Alternatives By S. Wilson
    Nobody wants to look like a nerd. Fortunately, teeth straightening alternatives have come a long way since the days of heavy metal wires and brackets. There is a new ways that you can close your tooth gap without the use of bulky headgear.You can now still maintain a professional look while closing your tooth gap at the same time. The new option is a removable band called “Teeth Effects” from the company Teeth Gap. Teeth Gap patients wear removable clear compressor bands that wrap around the t…


  11. Bloody Mary's Near Matira Beach, Bora Bora By Michael Philip
    Most restaurants in Bora Bora are located within the confines of bigger resorts. There are a few exceptions with the most famous one being Bloody Mary’s. This restaurant is located on Matira Beach several miles North of Vaitape. Every brochure about Bora Bora included some note about this place. That made us a bit skeptical since we thought it would be overrated. There is no real nightlife in Bora Bora and going to this restaurant is usually a highlight of the nightlife here … ok … let’s give …


  12. Red Wine Compound May Extend Life By John Roberts
    Good news! A recent study suggested that resveratrol, a red wine compound, may extend our life.The study was conducted on fries and worms to see if resveratrol can extend life in these creatures. Previous studies suggested that yeast life can be extended with resveratrol.It was found that worms and fires fed resveratrol live 30% longer than those that were not fed resveratrol.Fries and humans share many biological processes. Therefore, there is a chance this red wine compound may also extend l…


  13. Cabernet Sauvignon Wine By Steve Austin
    Cabernet Sauvignon is the grape responsible for the wines of Bordeaux's Medoc region, arguably some of the finest reds in the world. Cabernet Sauvignon performs well practically the world over, as long as it's not too cold, but in certain appellations in France, and more recently in California's Napa Valley, it produces wines that astonish with their richness and complexity.Cabernet Sauvignon is a medium to full-bodied, densely-colored wine, rich in berry flavor with a distinct herbaceousness.…


  14. The Harmony Between Food and Wine By Dan Phillipe
    Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in the company of friends and .. food.The right combination between food and wine is a source of ultimate bliss for every connoisseur. Both wine and food can benefit from the right pairing. The right wine can accentuate unexpected gastronomical aspects of food and vice versa, wine can shine in a new light when accompanied by the right dish. In order to savor the splendor of such combinations, one does not need to frequent expensive restaurants and…


  15. Overcoming Red Wine Spills By Matthew Keegan
    Red wine spills can be a disaster whether they occur in your home or onboard your $43 million executive jet as members of our corporate flight attendant web community are quick to point out. Taking care of a spill is another thing, but we have discovered two “tried and true” solutions to the problem. Please read on to find out what we discovered:1. If you have just spilled red wine, immediately pour white wine over a red wine stain. The white wine [white grape juice is fine too] dilutes the p…


  16. Guide To Buying Wine Glasses By Brian G Johnson
    You’ve heard somewhere or read somewhere that wine must be served in the best crystal to get its full advantage, well not necessarily but there are a few basic principles to remember when choosing glasses that will help you get the best from your favorite bottle.It is true however that the appearance, smell and even the taste can be enhanced by using the proper glasses. The oldest surviving wine glass with a stem and foot are 15th century enameled goblets that holds more than four ounces of li…


  17. Tempranillo’s Role As A New Varietal Wine In Australia By Darby Higgs
    Tempranillo is the premium red wine grape variety from the Rioja region in Spain. It is now challenging Sangiovese as the up and coming star of the red varietal wine scene in Australia.New plantings throughout Australian wine regions over the past five years are just coming into bearing. In fact on a percentage basis Tempranillo is growing in popularity more rapidly than any other variety.What makes this variety so exciting? Well, it makes wines which have good colour and good fruit flavours a…


  18. The Harmony between Wine and Food By Dan Philipe
    Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in the company of friends and .. food.The right combination between food and wine is a source of ultimate bliss for every connoisseur. Both wine and food can benefit from the right pairing. The right wine can accentuate unexpected gastronomical aspects of food and vice versa, wine can shine in a new light when accompanied by the right dish. In order to savor the splendor of such combinations, one does not need to frequent expensive restaurants and…


  19. Carignane Wine By Steve Austin
    The Carignane grape variety is one of the most widely planted grapes in the world. It's popularity stems from the high crop yeilds that it produces as well as the characteristics that it can bring to a wine. Wine made from Carignane usually has red-fruit characteristics, deep violet and purple color, strong tannin structure and high levels of alcohol content. It is sometimes peppery like Syrah. These characteristics have made it very popular as a blending agent in the vast quantities of local …


  20. Wine Making and Home Brewing: What's the Deal? By June Beezy
    When it comes to making alcoholic beverages at home, wine making and home brewing is considered sort of a 'niche' market. You either know how to do it or you don't! This is very hard to believe as wine making and home brewing has been going on for thousands of years. Just recently it was confirmed that wine making was invented in Cyprus rather than western Europe. As we still discover the facts about the history, what about the present? Why is wine making and home brewing such a 'taboo' subjec…


  21. How Sparkling Wine is Made By Marcia Parks
    There are three methods that may be used to make sparkling wine. These methods are: the Transfer Method, Charmat Bulk process and Methode Champenoise. Methode Champenoise is the most labor-intensive and costly of these.Before we get into how sparkling wines are made, we should first make a distinction between sparkling wine and champagne. Champagne is sparkling wine, but sparkling wine is not necessarily champagne. True champagne is produced in the Champagne region of France by using the Met…


  22. Barbera Wine By Steve Austin
    Barbera is a wine grape variety from Monferrato in Piemonte, Italy. Babera produces an intense red wine with deep color, low tannins and high acid and is used in California to provide "backbone" for so-called "jug wines".Century-old Barbera vines still exist in many regional vineyards and allow production of long-aging, robust red wines with intense fruit and enhanced tannic content. In Italy the best known varietals made from it is Barbera d'Asti, made in Asti, and Barbera d'Alba, made in Alb…


  23. The Complete Guide to Corkscrews By Tyler Casselman
    The corkscrew was an invention that became a necessity when glass wine bottles became the main way of storage. These airtight bottles allowed for wine to age properly. The downside of these bottles was to come up with a way to open them properly. This is where the corkscrew comes in.The truth is nobody really knows who invented the corkscrew or when it was invented. The best history experts have been able to come up with is in the 1700's by blacksmiths. During the 1700's there were numerous p…


  24. How to Store Wine By Neil Best
    Having invested possibly hundreds of dollars in your latest bottle of vintage wine (ah well, we can but dream), the next important decision is where to store this prized possession?The main issue when it comes to storing wine is that it needs to be maintained at a cool temperature of between 12 and 16 degrees Celsius. Shoved under the bed won't do.Many modern wines do not need to be aged over a great period of time; therefore extensive cellars are often unnecessary. Having said this, if you ha…


  25. What Wine Really is (Just in Case You Thought You Knew) By Neil Best
    Although millions of people across the globe enjoy wine, very few of them know exactly what it is about a particular wine that they enjoy. By understanding each of the different components of wine, you can quickly establish the parts you prefer, and therefore choose your next bottle with more confidence.Sugar. Sweeter wines have more sugar than dry wines. During the fermentation process a lot of the natural fruit sugar is fermented. However, in some wines, residual (remaining) sugar may be hig…






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