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How To Select The Best Red Wine

After a long winding day, a glass of red wine is the biggest sensory pleasure one can indulge in. People across the world enjoy the sophisticated taste and richness of flavours that a well-crafted wine can provide. It doesn’t matter whether you are a wine maker, enthusiast, sommelier, or simply someone who enjoys a glass […]

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The Joys of Wine and Chocolate

  The Joys of Wine and Chocolate Wine and chocolate are two of the best things life has to offer. Have you ever put the two together to experience that wonderful warm feeling that only this combination can give? Following is a list of wines from well known local vineyards paired with tasty chocolate treats […]

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30 of the Punniest Wine Puns You Can Find

Love them or hate them, there’s truly something about these wine puns! Grab your friends, a bottle of your favourite drop, maybe even a nice cheese platter and read out these grape puns. They can also be future caption ideas for when you’ve snapped a photo of a glass of wine in hand #WineWednesday. Whether […]

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A Brief History of Wine Labels

A nice wine label can sometimes be appreciated (almost) as much as the actual contents of the bottle. Labels with smart designs showcase creativity, offering depth and entertainment, allowing another layer of conversation to the experience of drinking a fine bottle of wine. Bringing along a bottle of wine to an event or as a […]

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A Guide to Ordering Wine at a Restaurant

Have you ever been at a restaurant, wine list in hand, feeling lost? “I want to try this one, but I don’t know how to pronounce it… This one sounds nice, but will it go well with my food? Will my dinner guests judge me if I go for a cheaper wine? Do we want […]

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Comprehensive Guide to Italian Wine

The ultimate study-guide to the grapes of Italy. While some enjoy a glass of wine, others also enjoy learning about it and being able to share that knowledge. Knowing which wine pairs with different foods, how to store it, when to drink it, the wines origin and history. If that’s you, you’re in luck. A […]

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Best Wine Pairings for Your Next Celebration

A bottle of wine can be the highlight of a special occasion, but there are a lot of other elements which will complete the experience and make the time truly memorable. Aside from some good company, drinking wine is lovely when paired with the right, sumptuous food. There may be a lot of rules as […]

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Wine 101: Basic Terminology

When it comes to describing why we like red over white, Malbec over CabSav, or even South Australian Shiraz over South African Shiraz, it can be difficult to find the words. We are often well versed in what things look like, sound like, and perhaps even feel like, but our vocabulary for gustatory and olfactory […]

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What Not To Pair with Your Wine    

A perfect pair between food and wine means that the two ingredients combined create an enhanced and balanced flavour that’s better than the ingredients on their own. When two ingredients create an imbalance, the taste lingers on your palate and may even make you feel nauseous. The intense flavours can clash on your palate if […]

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