Accidental Hedonist Wine 101 | Learn About Wine | Our Wine Guide Tasting Wine There’s no right way or wrong way to taste wine. It’s this simple — do you like what you’re drinking or do you not like what you’re drinking? That said, there’s a formal way to taste wine that reveals more about the wine in your glass, even before you start drinking. Types Of Wines & Grapes Learn about the most popular grapes and wine blends in the world. Serving Wine People often romance the drinking of wine and everything about it — for good reason — wine tastes great! Fun Wine Facts Human beings have been drinking wine for quite a long time — archaeologists have discovered evidence of consumption in Georgia dated to circa 6000 BC and production sites in Armenia dated to 4100 BC.
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Nashoba Valley Winery, Orchard and J's Restaurant. WineAndLeisure from The Wine Baron All about wine and how to enjoy it. Scotch tastings and whisky introduction at The Briars resort Among my many other roles in a wide variety of places, I am the in-house wine and scotch tasting host for The Briars resort in Jackson’s Point, Ontario, on the south end of Lake Simcoe. Here’s the basic outline of what I cover. You are most welcome to book your own corporate or personal event through the resort, or contact me and I’ll help set it up. The Basics WHISKY - is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from grain mash. SCOTCH - there are five kinds; the most common are blended and single malt. SINGLE MALT - whisky from one distillery and a single malted grain (usually barley). We go over how whisky is made and single malts in particular. I invite attendees to visit my Whisky 101 blog which goes into these glorious matters in more detail: Examples of the Single Malt Scotches We Taste Glenkinchie (lowland) Dalwhinnie (highland) Talisker 10 yr (Skye) Lagavulin 16 yr (Islay)
Wineass.com - Wine Reviews, Without the Bull Wine 101: An Introduction to Wine Here it is, Wine 101, an introduction to wine for beginners! Getting into a new hobby is fun and if you are like us then you want to gather as much information about your new love as possible. Well the world of wine and wine tasting doesn't have to be intimidating. With a little experience you can start down the road to being a true wine aficionado. Some of the things that can be scary when first trying to decipher wine is understanding a lot of the terminology used with wine. Wine 101: How is Wine Made? Go back to the top of the Wine 101 page.
Wine and Rome Now nearly extinct in the wild, grapes (vitis vinifera) grew throughout the ancient Mediterranean, the juice readily fermenting as the enzymes of wild yeasts that naturally collect on the waxy skin break down the sugar content of the grape into alcohol and carbon dioxide. In Italy, grape vines were cultivated both in the north by the Etruscans and in the south by Greek colonists. Wine growing was less important to the Romans, who, in the early years of the Republic, were fighting to expand their domination of the peninsula. By the middle of the second century BC, however, with the defeat of the Etruscans and the Samnites, Pyrrhus and the Greeks, Philip of Macedonia and the Carthaginians, Rome controlled the Mediterranean, and there were both the wealth and markets to invest in vineyards. The earliest work on wine and agriculture was written in Punic.
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