Guides covering wine etiquette; FAQ’s eg Why people sniff wine; culture of wine

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Culture of Wine

Wine has transitioned from what was an important source of nutrition to an alcoholic beverage that complements the taste of certain foods. In some countries, wine is still considered a food rather than a beverage. The information here is designed to ‘whet your appetite’ to start exploring some of the magnificent wine regions in the […]

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Why Do You Swirl Wine?

Smelling the wine prepares our brains for the taste and flavor we are about to experience. If you close your eyes as you take a deep breath to smell the wine you’ll notice more of the aroma and your taste buds will be stimulated. Flavor notes and chemical reactions can be detected. That’s the interaction

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