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Wine’s Sweet Spot Is a $20 Bill — The Pour

Wine’s Sweet Spot Is a $20 Bill — The Pour | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
Exciting wines that tell stories of places and people and cultures are available for relatively little money, from good reds and whites to sparklers and rosés.

 

Based on US markets, obviously. Wonder what the South African equivalent would be...?

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Drowning in Wine – The Michael Fridjhon Tasting Academy

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Learning to love Sweet Wine - Wine Whiskers

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South African strikes not connected to wine industry

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Wine Resolutions 2013 - Wine Whiskers

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Yes, but is it really ‘natural’? « « wine concepts

Yes, but is it really ‘natural’? « « wine concepts | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it

Natural wine? Who could possibly object?

With a desire for healthy, sustainable food stimulating trends like the farm to table movement and Slow Food, natural wine is positioning itself as the perfect accompaniment.

But according to some experts, the unregulated use of the term ‘natural’ is misleading gullible consumers as well as polarising the wine trade.

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Winemakers blend tradition and technology - WBIR-TV

Winemakers blend tradition and technology - WBIR-TV | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
WBIR-TVWinemakers blend tradition and technologyWBIR-TVThe Old World trade of winemaking is experimenting with social media, iPhone apps, QR codes and other digital advances to bolster sales and solidify customer relations.
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Compound in grapes, red wine could be key to fighting prostate cancer

Compound in grapes, red wine could be key to fighting prostate cancer | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
New research has revealed that the compound can make prostate tumor cells more susceptible to radiation treatment, increasing the chances of a full recovery from all types of prostate cancer, including aggressive tumors.
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Fairview introduce wines by the glass to South Africa. | Spill

Fairview introduce wines by the glass to South Africa. | Spill | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
Spill - Fairview introduce wines by the glass to South Africa.
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Fancy yourself as a wine judge? | Spill

Fancy yourself as a wine judge? | Spill | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
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10 Spectacular Sauvs for Summer - Wine Whiskers

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Can Romania become eastern Europe's new Bordeaux?

Can Romania become eastern Europe's new Bordeaux? | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
GURA VADULUI, Romania (Reuters) - Can the latest fad for wine enthusiasts possibly come from an eastern European country whose wine-growing traditions are as old as Christianity?
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High scores from USA wine critic for 2012 Cape Winemakers Guild Auction wines | wine.co.za

High scores from USA wine critic for 2012 Cape Winemakers Guild Auction wines | wine.co.za | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
The 2012 lineup of rare and exclusive wines to go under the hammer at the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction at the Spier Conference Centre in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 6 October, has received outstanding ratings in New York.
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Heavier wine bottles appear more expensive, study says

Heavier wine bottles appear more expensive, study says | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
LONDON - Shoppers would be happy to pay more for a bottle of wine if it was heavier, a new study...
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Braving the cold in the name of icewine | Local | News | St. Catharines Standard

Braving the cold in the name of icewine | Local | News | St. Catharines Standard | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
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The Best Birth Control In The World Is For Men

The Best Birth Control In The World Is For Men | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
If I were going to describe the perfect contraceptive, it would go something like this: no babies, no latex, no daily pill to remember, no hormones to interfere with mood or sex drive, no negative ...
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Calligraphy – Crafted by Nitida - Wine Whiskers

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Is this the end of the rare burger? - Telegraph

Is this the end of the rare burger? - Telegraph | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
New ruling means restaurants may no longer be able to offer burgers cooked rare or medium-rare.

Via Iain Haysom
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Wine Cellar Racks - The Inexpensive and Best Method For Storing ...

Because the wine bottle is stored on it`s side, the sediments which settle over time are evenly distributed throughout the wine. This distribution helps to maintain or preserve more of the original flavor of the wine.
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Scientists describe elusive replication machinery of flu viruses

Scientists describe elusive replication machinery of flu viruses | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
Scientists have made a major advance in understanding how flu viruses replicate within infected cells.
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Preventing headaches and other health problems due to biogenic amines in wine

Preventing headaches and other health problems due to biogenic amines in wine | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed measures to prevent health problems associated with biogenic amines in wine.
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A heady discovery for beer fans: The first gene for beer foam could improve froth

A heady discovery for beer fans: The first gene for beer foam could improve froth | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
The yeast used to make beer has yielded what may be the first gene for beer foam, scientists are reporting in a new study.
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Trendy Tastes - Wine Whiskers

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Eat Out to host its first ever food conference in Cape Town :: Publicity Update

Eat Out to host its first ever food conference in Cape Town :: Publicity Update | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
Food lovers and connoisseurs are set for a serious dose of inspiration in the build-up to the much-anticipated Eat Out DStv Food Network Restaurant Awards, as Eat Out launches its first-ever full day conference, to be held on Saturday, 24...
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Bling it on - the relative merits of wine competitions | wine.co.za

Bling it on - the relative merits of wine competitions | wine.co.za | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
It should come as no surprise to you, dear reader, that as a professional wine judge, I'm not about to trash wine competitions. Equally, however, I'm not going to overstate their importance.
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Bordeaux grape quality better than 2011

Bordeaux grape quality better than 2011 | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
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