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Visiting the Napa Valley

Visiting the Napa Valley

Of course, when visiting the Napa Valley, we first went to the wine cellar of the legendary Robert Gerald Mondavi, where the story of Napa actually started in earnest. Robert, a descendant of Italian migrants, was one of the pioneers of modern California winemaking....

California Dreams and Realities

California Dreams and Realities

The famous pop hit of the music group The Mammas & The Papas "California Dreamin '" sings how nice it would be to be somewhere safe and warm in Los Angeles on that gray, cold winter day. We walked through California. Many people dream these California dreams and...

The Best Way to Sharpen Kitchen Knives

The Best Way to Sharpen Kitchen Knives

In addition to a glass of wine, cold cuts always go well. To prepare this, however, you need a sharp knife. So let me introduce you to the best way to sharpen kitchen knives. Many of our friends get scared when they hold a well-sharpened knife in their hands. The...

Red Currant Wine Recipe-A Simple, Step-by-Step Recipe

Red Currant Wine Recipe-A Simple, Step-by-Step Recipe

Many alcohol lovers make currant wine at home. This simple red currant wine recipe will help you master the technique of creating a delicious drink. Currant berries benefit the body and taste good. They increase immunity and improve the work of the cardiovascular...

Does Champagne Freeze, and at What Temperature?

Does Champagne Freeze, and at What Temperature?

Remembering that champagne is best consumed chilled, many put a bottle of drink in the freezer and forget it. But did you ever ask yourself, does champagne freeze, and at what temperature, and how to defrost a sparkling drink? Of course, it can freeze. As a result,...

What Are the Health Benefits of Eating Grapes

What Are the Health Benefits of Eating Grapes

The vine made man happy long before it became the basis for wine. So he early also respected the health benefits of eating grapes. Even before the Copper Age, when man realized that the crushed grapes became a sweet intoxicating drink after fermentation, he valued the...

What Are Vine Leaf Benefits?

What Are Vine Leaf Benefits?

The secret of the vine leaf benefits is in many vitamins C, E, A, K, and B6, as well as niacin, iron, fiber, riboflavin, folate, calcium, magnesium, copper, and manganese. It is used as an anti-inflammatory and a means for better circulation. All Vine Leaf Benefits...

How to Grow Grapes in Your Backyard

How to Grow Grapes in Your Backyard

In addition to sweet fruits, grow grapes in your backyard garden also make sense because of the dense shade we take refuge in from the summer heat. The vine is one of our most popular plants. Beautifully shaped vines are a real decoration at home and look quite meek,...

What Do Women Like to Drink?

What Do Women Like to Drink?

What do women like to drink? It has happened more than once that a gift is a failure. That the drink does not go with the dress, or more often, with the mood (we know, an eternal riddle). All sorts of horrors happened in cafes, and for the party organizer, there is no...

St. Martin’s Day in Slovenia

St. Martin’s Day in Slovenia

St. Martin's Day is very popular in Slovenia. Wine is a drink that is part of Slovenian culture, a heritage that has accompanied us through the centuries. Wine is a drink that is part of Slovenian culture, a heritage that has accompanied us through the centuries. We...

Maceration of Wine Must

Maceration of Wine Must

The maceration of wine must is a process in which lightly squeezed grapes are soaked in their own liquid. Maceration is one of the early steps in wine production, which occurs in the wine cellar immediately after the arrival of the clusters from the vineyard to the...

Adding Sugar to the Wine Must Is Allowed Only Exceptionally

Adding Sugar to the Wine Must Is Allowed Only Exceptionally

Exceptionally, due to the insufficient amount of sugar in the must and the associated alcohol level adding sugar to the wine must is allowed. What are sugars, how are they formed, when are they allowed to be added and how do we properly dose the required amount? Sugar...

Are You Ready for the Grape Harvest?

Are You Ready for the Grape Harvest?

In this period, many winegrowers ask themselves whether I am ready for the grape harvest and what I still have to do to be absolutely prepared. It took a lot of time, care, and a lot of sweat to meet the expectations of every winegrower, who quietly and fearfully...

What Is the Ideal Temperature to Store Wine?

What Is the Ideal Temperature to Store Wine?

The ideal storage is a cellar with enough humidity and with the ideal temperature to store wine, which is between 10 and 15 degrees Celsius. A good substitute for a basement is a refrigerator, preferably a wine refrigerator cabinet. No one wants a quality wine to...

The Best Wines for Aging

The Best Wines for Aging

Which wines are the best wines for aging or - correctly - for more extended maturation in the bottle? The saying that the older the wine is, the better it is, is not entirely true, as most wines that come on the market are optimal for drinking at that time. But some...

Uses of Grapeseed Oil Is Associated With Many Benefits

Uses of Grapeseed Oil Is Associated With Many Benefits

Uses of grapeseed oil extend from cosmetics to medicine and cuisine. Can you at all associate grapes with oil? But grape seeds contain just the latter. It is light green in color and is an excellent antioxidant. It is generally believed that it is a natural source of...

Is Wine Good for Health?

Is Wine Good for Health?

Is wine good for health? Wine can be a healing and invigorating drink, but it can also lead to addiction. Wine can benefit health, but it can also seriously harm it. Numerous researches and studies are circulating in the media and on the Internet, which are often very...

Chemical Composition of Grapes

Chemical Composition of Grapes

The chemical composition of grapes is wealthy. Grapes contain various ingredients that belong to many chemical groups. At maturity, the most important components of grapes are sugars, acids, minerals, nitrogen, pectin, vitamins, fragrant and aromatic ingredients, and...

Wine Gift Basket For Any Occasion

Wine Gift Basket For Any Occasion

For glorious moments in life or any celebration, wine is necessary to have. Celebrations and parties are considered as being incomplete unless there is wine present because wine makes it an ideal gift for practically any circumstance. Wine gift basket is an excellent...

Where to Buy Ice Wine?

Where to Buy Ice Wine?

Although there are several types of wine you buy, the most unknown are ice wines. So where to buy ice wine if it is so rare on the market? Ice wine is a very rare form of wine. Ice wine is a wine that is produced in certain types of weather conditions. Ice wine is...

Learn About Wine Tasting

Learn About Wine Tasting

Wine tasting is a unique experience. But to become an excellent wine taster, it is necessary to learn about wine tasting. Each person will find it in their own way, but most of them do not taste it at all. Of course, you can taste something other than water in your...

Everything About the Wine Cellar Equipment

Everything About the Wine Cellar Equipment

A wine cellar is a place dedicated to the care and storage of wine. In this article, therefore, we will write everything about the wine cellar equipment. There are many processes in wine cellars. We can speak about many processes in the long path from the grape...

Champagne Flutes or Glasses?

Champagne Flutes or Glasses?

We will no longer drink Champagne and other sparkling wines from narrow, upright glasses, also called flutes, because some have resolved the dilemma "Champagne Flutes or Glasses" in favor of glasses. So we will drink Champagne henceforth from wider wine glasses....

What to Do with Bad Wine?

What to Do with Bad Wine?

When you have opened the wine, it is best to drink it in the next 24 hours, after which its taste begins to change noticeably. But once the wine breaks down and you no longer enjoy it, you don't have to throw it away. What to do with bad wine? You can do a lot with it...

Design Your Own Wine Labels

Design Your Own Wine Labels

Brewing homemade wine is a real pleasure venture. But after the production of wine, it's time to design your own wine labels. Just as significant as the making of your wine is, labeling the outcome is as necessary. For one, it benefits you to classify the wine that...

Which Wine Is the Best for Me?

Which Wine Is the Best for Me?

Among wine lovers, wine taste is a topic we can talk about for hours. But do you ever ask yourself which wine is the best for me? However, some people do not drink wine or claim that they are not fans of the wine drop. The most common reason for this is that they did...

What Does Chardonnay Taste Like?

What Does Chardonnay Taste Like?

What does chardonnay taste like? From the sophistication of sparkling wine to the timeless dry white wine. From juicy fruit to buttery, ripe notes. It is because of the endless possibilities of interpretation that Chardonnay has become an everlasting classic in every...

How to Choose the Right Wine Glasses for You?

How to Choose the Right Wine Glasses for You?

There are several things to consider when you need to decide how to choose the right wine glasses for you. Discover this secret in this article. If you used wooden, clay cups, or heavily decorated crystal glasses, the colors would not be seen at all or very difficult....

Wine Tasting Tips for Beginners

Wine Tasting Tips for Beginners

Attending tasting events can be a great experience with a lot of fun, although many people choose not to attend such an event because of some kind of irrational fear - whether they don't know what to do or what to expect. Although there are no secrets to wine tasting,...

Special Wine Gifts

Special Wine Gifts

For almost every occasion, such as special moments and holidays, wine is a great gift. So read this article to get some ideas on special wine gifts. From informal gatherings to wedding celebrations and parties, wine is a gift that is really hard to beat. There are...