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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. 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.
3. Henry of Pelham, Niagara, Canada
Baco Noir from Henry of Pelham winery was the first Baco and the first Ontario wine Peter F May tasted. It made such an impression on him that he has to visit the winery.
4. Dial M for Merlot - Book Review
‘Dial M for Merlot’ is a Carl Hiaasen type of caper with larger than life characters and a just-about believable plot, says Peter F May. Set mostly in the wine lands of Bordeaux our hero learns about wine, women and love while becoming involved in a murder conspiracy
5. The Man Who Created Baco Noir and Baco Blanc
Baco Noir grapes are now grown mostly in north-east America, and Baco Blanc in the Armagnac brandy region of France. Peter F May looks at the man behind both varieties and how they ended up in two such disparate regions.
6. Lacryma Christi - A Legendary Wine
Explore the legend of one of the world´s most famous wines.
7. What does Old Vines Mean?
What does it mean when the label says 'old vine' asked a reader who'd bought a bottle of Zinfandel. Not much, says Peter F May.
Greek Retsina wine is made in a style that dates back more than 2000 years and Peter F May is a devoted fan.
9. What are Wine Legs?
Do ‘legs’ or ‘tears’ on the side of your wine glass indicate you are drinking an exceptional wine? Peter F May used to think so, but now he knows better.
10. Chenin Blanc - a versatile grape
Chenin Blanc is a versatile grape that makes attractive wines in many styles. It is currently underrated but it is beginning to get attention, and deservedly so.
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