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world of wine
June 13, 2018
More than grapes: Wine can be sourced from many different fruits
When discussing wine, the conversation often centers around the grapes from which it is made. Very few of us consider wine made from other fruits...
June 13, 2018 - 6:00am
June 6, 2018
Progression of Italian wines stretches back to Roman Empire
If it were possible to ask my readers to raise their hands if they like Italian wine and food, I'm sure I would be confronted with a forest of...
June 6, 2018 - 8:45am
May 30, 2018
What wine goes with soup?
During my career with North Dakota State University as Extension Horticulturist, I traveled all over the state's 69,000 square miles of land,...
May 30, 2018 - 7:00am
May 23, 2018
Reading this with bifocals? Thank Benjamin Franklin.
If you are over age 40, you are either wearing bifocals or squinting to read this print. On this day in 1785, Benjamin Franklin invented bifocals,...
May 23, 2018 - 7:15am
May 9, 2018
Blended wines offer great character and affordability
If President Thomas Jefferson was alive today, he would be pleased to see Americans enjoying wines from southeastern France for their regular...
May 9, 2018 - 10:49am
May 2, 2018
Drink these wines on Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is Saturday and, along with some fantastic Mexican styled food, there are some great wines to enjoy as well. Not to be confused...
May 2, 2018 - 9:05am
April 25, 2018
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
Tannins are part of the biochemical makeup of living, fruit-producing plants. In high concentrations in under-ripe fruit, they remain unpalatable...
April 25, 2018 - 9:00am
April 18, 2018
3 affordable wines to consider this spring
This day in history has two possible reasons to raise a toast. On this date in 1956, the beautiful actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier...
April 18, 2018 - 9:15am
April 11, 2018
Wine bottle shapes communicate quality and content
When in the Burgundy or Bordeaux regions of France, the bottles of wine from those particular regions have distinct shapes. The high-shouldered...
April 11, 2018 - 11:07am
April 4, 2018
Cheers! It's finally April - celebrate with some bubbly wine
March is always the month of weather battles: wind, snow, rain, sunny, balmy days. Repeat. With the arrival of April comes more consistency of...
April 4, 2018 - 10:01am
March 28, 2018
Can drinking wine help you live longer?
Because I'm on the threshold of being at the beginning of a "ripe old age" and wanting more years, I'm attracted to anything credible that would...
March 28, 2018 - 11:02am
March 21, 2018
Don't be fooled - sparkling wines are not created equally
Some of my wine-loving colleagues asked about differences between sparkling wines and why some cost so much. All agreed they were enjoyable to...
March 21, 2018 - 9:55am
March 14, 2018
Did you know corks have a significant impact on wine?
Making wine — the growing of the crop, the fermentation process, aging in barrels, bottling and sealing — is a study in proper sequential...
March 14, 2018 - 11:06am
March 7, 2018
Blended wines offer quality, intriguing flavors
Since I've been involved in my love affair with wine tastings, I realize that we will never live long enough to enjoy all the wonderful wines...
March 7, 2018 - 10:05am
February 28, 2018
Welcome March with this tasty wine
Reaching into the older section of my modest wine cellar, I pulled out a bottle of Bogle Vineyard Old Vine Zinfandel 2013 vintage. A beef stroganoff...
February 28, 2018 - 9:27am