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The Holy Grail of Wine Corks

I always get excited whenever I remove the foil from the mouth of a wine bottle and a glass cork reveals itself! Don’t get me wrong, I get off on the anticipation and dexterity sometimes required to remove a traditional cork from a full-bodied red followed by the mouth-watering sensation induced by sniffing the stained […]

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Dining in

As a rule, I don’t follow rules especially when I’m home alone on a Friday night and a thin crust smoked meat pizza is on the menu – you can bet I’m going to drink whatever is left on my wine rack. If on the other hand, I’m sitting down to a multi-course meal, suddenly […]


Pressing Winemaking Issue

Pressing is not an optional step in the wine making process but knowing when and how much to press is where the magic lays. The knowledge of when to press during vinification has been passed on from one generation to the next so its no stretch to say that it would take a lifetime to […]