Posts Tagged "International wines"


Wine Extraction (part 2)…


Posted By on Jul 30, 2015 in Wine Club

Wine Extraction part 2… Hi, There are a few primary factors that determine the end result of quality wine… The position and condition of the berries in relation to the liquid… the temperature of the maceration… duration of the maceration and de-stemming. It’s much easier to extract color, tannins and flavor from crushed grapes immersed in the juice, than it is from unbroken berries floating on top. The...

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Phylloxera, a wine vine killer… Not to long ago the Phylloxera epidemic was a major problem, it basically wiped-out a substantial amount of vineyards on the west coast. Yet, it has become evident that the mistakes made over those several (past) decades have largely been corrected, ironically because of Phylloxera itself. Introduced by vineyards in France, Phylloxera was (is) a form of root rotting of the vines. And, did it ever...

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Oak Barrel Aging…


Posted By on Jul 29, 2014 in Wine Club

Oak Barrel Aging…     Hi There… You know that the majority of fine wines are aged in oak barrels… But why? What are the advantages? Are there different types of oak? What do these differences mean? Aging Wine Before It is Bottled… After fermentation is completed and wine is racked several times to remove the largest solids, the young wine is usually rough, raw and green and needs to settle for a...

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International Wine Selection…

International Wine Selection…


Posted By on Apr 28, 2014 in Spirits, Wine

Favorite wines to complement a memorable occasion or for your everyday enjoyment!                     Our vast selection of wine from around the world, in every imaginable type of grape. Also, we have wines that are produced from certified organically grown...

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