Wine Producing Countries
There is a big difference in taste, price and varities of vine depending on which country the grapes are from.
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Is Wine Good For You?
It is common knowledge to most people that wines, both red and white, can be good for your health.
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A Guide To Wine Tasting
If you're interested in trying out some of the new wines finding their way onto supermarket shelves, then the best place to start is here.
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The Essential Guide To Researching Wine Online

Wine has been at the heart of British culture in one form or another for centuries, although it’s only in the last decade that the enjoyment and experimentation of wine has transended classes. Whether you’re a wine collector and connoisseur or a person who likes to sample the odd supermarket wine, the variety and range of wines has never been so apparent.

Summer wines - Vinho Verde
Vinho Verde (meaning literally green wine) is a great summer wine that has a low public profile outside its native Portugal. It has a deliciously light, fresh, crisp taste with just a little sparkle. Generally it has a pleasant acidity and is usually unoaked.
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Summer wines - Gavi
If you ask the average Italian to name a white wine, their first answer will probably be Gavi. It simply is synonymous with white wine in Italy. Made from Cortese grapes grown in the Piedmont region in the north east of the country, the wine has a pale straw colour with a mild nose.
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Summer wines - Beaujolais
Tastes differ as to what reds go down best in the summer, but as a light fruity wine, Beaujolais works very well indeed. The wine is often served slightly chilled, and one wine expert has gone as far to describe it as a white wine that happens to be red!
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Summer wines - Reisling
A crisp acidity of the grape gives even sweet Reislings a refreshing, summery bite. Originating in Germany, but now grown across the world, this grape is renowned for reflecting the terroir or land where it is grown. This means it can have a tasty mineral side to it.
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Summer wines - Côtes de Provence Rosé
The summer is the perfect season for a rosé. This wine is simply sun, warm breezes and long evenings captured in a bottle. Selecting a rosé from the Côtes de Provence gives you a great deal of choice.
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The Difference Between Champagne and Brut

As many of you will find, trying to separate sparkling wine and champagne is quite a challenge to say the least. This is due to the fact that there is not much difference between the two.

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Discover the history of
Wine

Wine has changed over the years and has been a part of peoples lives for thousands of years. Many things have influenced the outcome of the variations of wine such as lifestyle, taste, civilisation to name a few.

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Recommended Best Books on
Wine

There are lots of books in the overcrowded field of wine so we have picked out a few best sellers that are essential reading for anybody new to wine and also a few hidden gems that are well worth a read.

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