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Piedmont Produces Fabulous Food-Friendly Wines

The definition of “acid” doesn’t exactly evoke images of rolling hillsides covered with grapevines. From Encyclopedia Britannica: “Any substance that in water solution tastes sour, changes the color of certain indicators (e.g., reddens blue litmus paper), reacts with some metals

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The Oceania Debate: The Fine Wines of New Zealand and Australia

Head-to-head encounters in cricket, rugby, hockey and netball have been known to evoke heated exchanges between Aussies and Kiwis. They are friendly exchanges, typically over a big mug of beer, but they are heated nonetheless. The sports fans of Australia

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Exploring Germany’s Rheinhessen Region

There are no designated “Wine Roads” in Germany’s Rheinhessen growing region in the Rhine Valley. The reason given is that because virtually every village in the region is involved with wine in one way or another, every road is a

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All About the Wines of Argentina

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Argentina has given us asado, dulce de leche and, of course, Malbec wine. So one could excuse the country if it rested on its culinary laurels. But in the world of Argentine wine, there is much to discover and savor

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