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Here are the top ten articles for the Wine Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Glühwein - German Mulled Wine Recipe
Glühwein is a warm spicy traditional German winter drink made from warmed wine. It's easy to make and very welcome if you've been out in the cold, maybe carol singing!

2. Callaway Winery Temecula CA
When Peter F May visited Callaway Vineyards and Winery in 2002 it was the largest winery in in California’s Temecula Valley. Now under private ownership it is a small boutique operation hand making quality wines. Peter took a tour.

3. Creation Wines, South Africa
Carolyn Martin, who with husband Jean-Claude owns Creation Wines, an estate in the Hemel-en-Arde Valley south of Cape Town at Walker Bay recentlly held a tasting of their wines. Peter F May was there.

4. What Is Malbec Wine?
Malbec has found fame and fortune in Argentina, a long way from its home in France where the traditional growers are taking notice.

5. Cite du Vin - Bordeaux's New Wine Attraction
La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, France is a fun cultural centre celebrating all aspects of wine. Its permanent exhibition has superb state of the art interactive displays with translations into 10 languages via a small computer and headphones.

6. Sour Grapes - Movie Review
Sour Grapes is fast paced movie about a multi-million dollar scam in rare old wines, and how a tenacious band of wine lovers turned sleuths to reveal the truth. Peter F May watched in amazement aa people paying the price of a luxury car for one wine bottle didn't even 'kick the tyres'.

7. Viognier Wine
Viognier is a fashionable white wine now, but not so long ago the variety has almost vanished. Peter F May tells how a very rare and obscure grape suddenly gained world-wide popularity.

8. Finger Lakes Wine and Dr Konstantin Frank
Dr Frank proved that classic vinifera wine grapes could succeed in the cold of north east America. 'Finger Lakes Wine and the Legacy of Dr Konstantin Frank' by Tom Russ is primarily the biography of Dr Frank, and his family from before his birth to after his death in 1985.

9. Frozen Rose Wine is Frose
Frosé is the surprise summer hit, says Peter F May. It's pink wine and fruit that's been frozen into slush. Cold, refreshing and good looking. What's not to like?

10. Food for Wine Tastings
If you are wondering what kinds of food to serve at a wine tasting, Peter F May has some ideas.



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