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J.C. Le Roux is overall winner with hat trick at Amorim MCC Challenge | wine.co.za

J.C. Le Roux is overall winner with hat trick at Amorim MCC Challenge | wine.co.za | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
The House of J.C. Le Roux has triumphed as the overall winner with three awards at the 2012 Amorim Méthode Cap Classique Challenge, a victorious hat trick for Cellarmaster Elunda Basson.
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Small versus Big: Can we really say that a winery is better than another because of its size? | The Wine Hub

Small versus Big: Can we really say that a winery is better than another because of its size? | The Wine Hub | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it

Small versus Big: Can we really say that a winery is better than another because of its size? | The Wine Hub


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Sailor Jerry Creator Debuts A Wine That’s 36 Proof - PSFK

Sailor Jerry Creator Debuts A Wine That’s 36 Proof - PSFK | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
PSFK chats with Steven Grasse about his latest offering, Spodee, wine fortified with moonshine and meant to be mixed like a spirit.
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'Concrete Eggs' May Be The Future Of Winemaking - Huffington Post

'Concrete Eggs' May Be The Future Of Winemaking - Huffington Post | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
'Concrete Eggs' May Be The Future Of WinemakingHuffington PostAlthough cement has been used in winemaking since the 19th century, the new egg shape's lack of dead corners provides better uniformity of the liquid's composition and helps it maintain...
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Bird-friendly California vineyards may have fewer pests

Bird-friendly California vineyards may have fewer pests | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it

Insectivorous cavity-nesting birds can be encouraged to occupy vineyards by giving them nest boxes. New research documents that these birds reciprocate by providing significant eco-friendly pest control services to winegrape growers

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Missouri vineyards wait for harvest to see the effect of this summer's drought - Columbia Missourian

Missouri vineyards wait for harvest to see the effect of this summer's drought - Columbia Missourian | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
While grapevines thrive in warm weather, too much stress can be bad for growth. Missouri winemakers show the effects of the drought on their plants and wait for harvest season to see how it will affect the quality of their wines.
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Stellenzicht Harvesting Gold Again

Stellenzicht Harvesting Gold Again | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it
Over the years, Stellenzicht winemaker Guy Webber has displayed an uncanny ability to coax the best results from his Shiraz and Pinotage grapes, two cultivars for which the winery has built up an envi...
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Wine: Versatile chenin blanc grape doesn't get respect it should - Montreal Gazette

Wine: Versatile chenin blanc grape doesn't get respect it should - Montreal Gazette | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it

Wine: Versatile chenin blanc grape doesn't get respect it should. It is used to make everything from sparkling wine, intense and dry and off-dry table wines, extraordinary sweet wines, to even brandy.

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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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Supplement wine, chocolate for heart - Lifestyle

Supplement wine, chocolate for heart - Lifestyle | The Wine Glass | Scoop.it

A bit more on (increasingly well-known) benefits of resveratrol, a compound found in red wine and dark chocolate. - scooped from The Daytona Beach News Journal

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