Archive for March, 2010
Eisch ”Breathable Glasses”

BREATHABLE WINE GLASS? Yes, they really can enhance wine in just minutes! Questions and Answers on Breathable Glass Is the decanting carafe a thing of the past now? No! Enjoying wine means much more than only drinking – enjoying wine involves social-cultural demands. It is the pleasant hours of the day that are accompanied by a glass of wine: Hours more...

16 Mar

Shiraz or Syrah?

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Shiraz or Syrah?

They are actually the same grape. Syrah is the European name for Shiraz. Shiraz actually was made popular by the Australians and has been adopted as the name for this varietal by the “New World” wine consumers. Syrah, not to be mistaken for Petite Syrah, was made popular in Europe by Durriff. Who was said to be the first to bring Syrah to more...

07 Mar

Vegetables & Wine?

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Vegetables & Wine?

What you are looking for is harmony and balance in your pairing. Wine on its own tastes different than when it is paired with food. If it is complementary, wine can impart its flavours to a dish, thereby giving the food an added layer, or food can lend its flavours to the wine. If they clash, or if one overpowers the other, the experience will underwhelm more...