Zinfandel has a somewhat funny history. It’s always been thought that that the grape comes from southern Italy as well as the Primitivo grape. However is 2001 after many years of research using DNA profiling, it was found that the grape is identical to Crljenak which is a grape from Croatia. It’s even thought that with some more research the first plants may have originated from either Greece or Albania.
Of course, Zinfandel grapes are very much Continue reading
If you have a few grapevines growing in your backyard and if you have tasted the fruits of your labor, then maybe the time has come for you to stock your own label. Actually, you do not need your own grapes to make your own wine and you normally make better wine if you do not have your own grapes. The reason for this is that home wine brewing kits are so popular these days that you can go from chardonnay to merlot from a click of your mouse and simply order on-line whichever Continue reading
Research indicates that drinking a moderate amount of wine helps reduce your bad cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, increases good cholesterol, lowers chances of having stones in the kidney, increases bone density Continue reading
You will want to spend hours finding the perfect wine gift for the wine lover on your list, but you may not have to. There is no end to the possibility of finding a good gift because there is no end to the possibility of the gift itself.
In other words, wine gifts come with such variety and variance that you could wind up wanting to take a few home for yourself after you have bought something for everyone on your list. Look for something that is a little Continue reading