TOP 10 WINE FESTIVALS OF EUROPE
Every year in Europe, hundreds of wine festivals dedicated to local (regional) winemaking are held. Such festivities allow not only to attract tourists, but also to promote their products. Some…

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The most expensive wines of the world
For these "blue chips" of the wine world is a real hunt around the world. Forbes selected 10 bottles, which earned the most as a result of auction auction houses…

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GRAPES VARIETIES
To describe all grape varieties, which number about 14 thousand, would need a whole book. But we will consider only the most popular ones, those without which modern winemaking would…

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FEATURES OF STORAGE WINE

Not all of us have a personal wine cellar at our disposal, which is an ideal place to store wine for a long time, or a closet with the ability to maintain the specified temperature. But as it turned out, it is possible to keep a noble drink and not owning these luxuries, it is enough to know the basic rules for storing wine. We will talk about them.

FIRST: TEMPERATURE.
And to be more precise, a certain temperature. The best are + 10-12 degrees, and for representatives of dessert strong wines + 14-16, rosé and sparkling wines require lower values. For short storage fit and refrigerator. But it should be noted that prolonged shaking / vibration can spoil the taste.

SECOND: TIME.
Early wines are not stored for a long time, they should be consumed no later than 2 months after ripening. Some for the disclosure of all the colors of your bouquet takes time. These are wines from Cabernet, Syrah, Chardonnay grapes. Such beverages reach their highest taste by 15 years, 20 years later, the aging process begins, and closer to 50 years, wilting begins. But there are those that can be stored for up to six decades (tokay and Madera), and the “long-liver” sherry can last up to 160 years. In order for the cork not to dry as long as possible, the humidity of the air in the room should vary at the level of 60-80%, and the position of the bottle should be horizontal. If the selected location is hidden from the sun, tannin oxidation will slow down.

THIRD: NEIGHBORS.
Wine as a magnet absorbs extraneous odors, so even closed bottles should be kept away from pickles (cabbage, cucumbers), fresh vegetables and products that have a rich aroma.

SMALL THINNESS.
The gifts of Dionysus can be kept for many years and even decades, but this rule does not apply to open bottles. After opening, a bottle of white wine must be placed in the refrigerator. Red wine can be stored for three days at room temperature, not forgetting to cover the cork. If you became the owner of a keg of wine or purchased in plastic containers, then you will need a dark glass bottle to store it.

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Elite wine is a harmonious ensemble of intoxicating aroma, noble color and unique taste. Such drinks can not be attributed simply to the "red or white." This is a special…

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WINE ACCESSORIES
Consuming wine, we use various accessories. They help us enjoy the process of drinking wine in a comfortable environment. Each of them is important in its own way, and in…

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HOW WILL YOU LEARN TO CORRECTLY TASTE WINE?
If you do not take into account the work of professional tasters and critics whose purpose is to evaluate wine, wine tasting for the average person is a practical way…

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LUKA MARONI, A MAN WHO TRIED OVER 123,000 WINE
There is no error in this header. Luca Maroni, a leading Italian taster and sommelier, built an astounding career and, from 1989 to 2008, tasted some of the world's best…

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