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Wine and Cheese Pairing Ideas | Wine Folly

Wine and Cheese Pairing Ideas | Wine Folly | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Chart showing modern variations on classic wine and cheese pairings. Then dig into the details for specific recommendations.
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It's Finally Happening: There Is A Keurig Machine For Beer And It's Essential For Summer

It's Finally Happening: There Is A Keurig Machine For Beer And It's Essential For Summer | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Someone created a Keurig-like machine that serves up cold beers, and it's probably the only thing you'll need by your side all summer long!
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Just take my money

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Beginners White Wines List | Wine Folly

Beginners White Wines List | Wine Folly | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Love white wines and want to try more? This visual guide will help you see a list of white wines and how they fit into the major styles of wine.
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It's summer! Time to open the white wines!

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5 Things You Don't Actually Need to Know About Wine

5 Things You Don't Actually Need to Know About Wine | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Studying wine is a lot less fun than drinking it, but some people feel guilty in their ignorance of its seemingly-infinite details. Thankfully, a lot of the things wine nerds obsess about don't really matter to normals. Here, five fewer things to worry about when you pull your next cork.
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After working in the wine industry, I can agree with all of these. Especially the last one! Where's my beer?!

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How To Taste Wine - Wine Tasting Tips from Wine Enthusiast Magazine

How To Taste Wine - Wine Tasting Tips from Wine Enthusiast Magazine | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Learn how to taste wine! With helpful wine tasting tips including how to smell and slurp when tasting. Plus you'll know how to choose wine with confidence.
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Just the basics.

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Meet The Magical Wine Gadget That Wants To Change The World

Meet The Magical Wine Gadget That Wants To Change The World | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Q: How do you drink a bottle of wine without pulling the cork? A: Coravin .
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I'm skeptical...

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The Best Beer In America Is..

The Best Beer In America Is.. | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
If you want the best English pale ale, go to England. If you want a perfect glass of sake, go to Japan. And if you want a mouthwatering pint of any other kind of beer, your best bet might be the Midwest.
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Hooray for the Midwest and Hooray for #beer!

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The 5 countries with the most expensive beer in the world

The 5 countries with the most expensive beer in the world | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Love beer? Don't mind shelling out a few extra shekels? You may wanna check out these five nations, as their beer is by far the most expensive in all the world.
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I guess I'd better save a bit more when traveling to these places. Most Expensive Beer!

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6 Wine Making Processes & How They Affect Wine

6 Wine Making Processes & How They Affect Wine | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
How do winemakers make wine taste better? Understand these 6 wine making processes in order to understand how they affect the flavor of wine.
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Host Your Own Blind Wine Tasting Party | Wine Folly

Host Your Own Blind Wine Tasting Party | Wine Folly | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Set up your own blind wine tasting party including how to format your tasting. Additionally, check out these 'tells' on certain wine varieties for blind tasting.
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Okay, who wants to joing me?

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Mirabeau Wine // How to open a bottle of wine - without a corkscrew - YouTube

Subscribe to Mirabeau Wine's YouTube Channel here: http://bit.ly/136LfdR Have you ever been in the situation where you'd like to open a bottle of wine but yo...
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How to Host a Wine Tasting Party (ideas) | Wine Folly

How to Host a Wine Tasting Party (ideas) | Wine Folly | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Get wine tasting party ideas based on professional tips, including pairing 'new world vs. old world' wines and blind tasting techniques. Most wine tastings include 4 to 8 wines...
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A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims

A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
The recommended daily allowance for alcohol consumption in Britain may well be around the size of a medium to large glass of wine depending on your gender, but a leading scientist in the field has claimed drinking just over a bottle a day would do no harm to your health.
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It might be time to order more wine!

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Of course some of us already knew this.....

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Pairing Wine with Steak, Lamb and Red Meat | Wine Folly

Pairing Wine with Steak, Lamb and Red Meat | Wine Folly | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Learn the secrets to a chef's quality pairing every time with this amazing guide on pairing wine with steak, lamb and other red meat. It's all about the sauce...
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Wine and food pairing? Yup... wine goes with food.

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The Reality About Carbs in Wine | Wine Folly

The Reality About Carbs in Wine | Wine Folly | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Wine is low-carb by nature but that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook! We asked Dr. Edward Miller about carbs in wine and everything you should keep in mind.
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Wine-tasting: it's junk science

Wine-tasting: it's junk science | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Noses have been put out of joint in the wine industry, with experiments showing that even experts can't always tell cheap plonk from grand cru. David Derbyshire reports on the chemistry behind the taste
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Wow... I always thought wine judging was subjective but this is eye opening.

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Simple Science of Food and Wine Pairing | Wine Folly

Simple Science of Food and Wine Pairing | Wine Folly | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
See the theory of food and wine pairing in action with this easy to use chart. Then, understand the simple science behind food and wine pairing based on our basic sense of taste.
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I feel a dinner party coming on...

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Style Kings: The Best Breweries in America, by Category - FirstWeFeast.com

Style Kings: The Best Breweries in America, by Category - FirstWeFeast.com | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
Which craft brewery is making the best IPAs right now? What about saisons, stouts, and Trappist-style ales? It's time to shift the debate toward specialization.
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Road trip anyone?

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How to Get a Reservation at a Fully Booked Restaurant

How to Get a Reservation at a Fully Booked Restaurant | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
It’s a perennial question: How do you get into a restaurant that’s always booked up? I’ve found a number of strategies that can work, depending on your destination.
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This is very helpful...

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Corks vs Screw Caps | Wine Folly

Corks vs Screw Caps | Wine Folly | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
There's been some surprising proof that shows how the corks vs screw caps argument is not as black and white as it seems. Check out the pros and cons.
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I've always wondered about this.  Now I know!

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QUIZ: Types of Wine Drinkers (Infographic) | Wine Folly

QUIZ: Types of Wine Drinkers (Infographic) | Wine Folly | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
What type of wine drinker are you? Find out with this infographic quiz. Once you do, learn what marketing tactics you should be wary of the next time you buy wine.
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Is there one of these for beer too?

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Jump for joy: Hong Kong’s first trampoline park

Jump for joy: Hong Kong’s first trampoline park | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
How cool would it be to be able to jump on a huge trampoline and slam-dunk basketballs into a sky-high hoop or throw yourself into a soft-foam pit?
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Finally!  Anyone up for some trampoline dodgeball?!

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5 Drinks Worse For You Than Wine | Wine Folly

5 Drinks Worse For You Than Wine | Wine Folly | Wine n Beer Fun & Facts | Scoop.it
You might want to set down that vanilla latte after seeing this. 5 drinks that are worse for you than wine.
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Very interesting, but I can't help but notice there is no beer comparison.  Hmm...

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