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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. Tasting Groups
The best way to learn about wine is to taste as much as you can, says Peter F May. And the best way to do this is to join a tasting group
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. 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.
4. Rioja Wine Region
Rioja is the classic Spanish wine region producing subtle complex red wines that are aged before sale. Peter F May recently visited the region.
5. Vin de Francois - A Remarkable Wine
Vin de Francois is a remarkable wine. It's a blend of wines from the best barrels chosen from several top wineries. Peter F May was lucky enough to get his hands on one.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Lacryma Christi - A Legendary Wine
Explore the legend of one of the world´s most famous wines.
9. 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.
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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