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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. Wihy is Wine Being Made Everywhere?
Wine is being made in unexpected places. Peter F May ponders why regions not traditionally associated with wine growing are now enthusiastically planting grape vines.
2. 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!
3. 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.
Chateauneuf-du-Pape is on Rhone river in the south of France, near the historic town of Avignon. Peter F May visited and was charmed by winemakers' shops in the old city. Luckily he had his credit card to hand.
5. Wines in Fifty Shades of Grey
Fifty Shades of Grey is a publishing sensation and wines mentioned in it are getting attention from fans who want to eat and drink as well as read. Peter F May looks at wines and food featured in the book and proposes candidates where the author has not named the exact wine.
6. What is the dimple in wine bottles for?
At some time, when talking about wine, the question of why there is a depression in the bottom of a wine bottle will be asked and there will someone who is certain they knows the answer – but do they?
7. Cabernet labrusco - Making a New Grape Variety
After twenty years Jerry Rodrigues drank the fruits of his long project. In his glass was the worlds first vintage of a brand new grape variety he named Cabernet Labrusco. He talked about his work to to Peter F May.
8. Alternative Woods to Oak Barrels
Oak is the standard wood used for wine barrels, but winemakers are experimenting with alternatives, says Peter F May. Two wineries have discovered that by using certain woods they can avoid having to add sulphites to their wine.
9. Easy Way to Open Screw Cap Wine
Here is the easy simple effort free way to open wine closed with screwcaps -- with step by step pictures.
10. Alcohol Content of Wine
How do you determine the alcohol content of wine, and what is the label telling you??
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