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The difference in wine tasting as you get older

The difference in wine tasting as you get older

admin 11/07/2016 0
We perceive five basic tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter and savoury. We start out with up to 10,000 taste-buds, clustered on the tongue, the inside of the cheeks, the roof of the mouth and in the throat. Each taste-bud contains specialised receptor cells that send signals to the brain. By contrast...
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Wine “crimes” to avoid

Wine “crimes” to avoid

admin 11/07/2016 0
This article will be looking in to the habits that some wine lovers may have picked up that might change the taste of the wines you select. There are five wine crimes, if we can call them that, that are easy to avoid:1. Serving reds too warmFamiliar with the phrase “serve at room temperature”? That ...
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What’s in a wine label?

What’s in a wine label?

admin 09/06/2016 0
Various research has shown that a wine label is a critical part of the package that will attract or otherwise, a potential purchase. Clearly, well known brands had to start somewhere and while today their label might be of less import, as some time in the past, the label was critical then and remain...
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Satyricon 2012 | Sangiovese | Nebbiolo | Barbera

Satyricon 2012 | Sangiovese | Nebbiolo | Barbera

admin 28/04/2016 0
This blend explores the blend of traditional Italian varieties from vines situated in the newly declared ward of Hemel en Aarde Ridge.OriginHemel en Aarde Ridge Sangiovese 39%   Hemel en Aarde Ridge Nebbiolo 33%   Hemel en Aarde Ridge Barbera 28%   Name                                     Satyricon ...
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Original Sin Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Original Sin Sauvignon Blanc 2015

admin 28/04/2016 0
This offering produced from shy-bearing vineyards that are situated on Babylon Farm in the Ward of Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, Walker Bay. The wine, a clear and true reflection of the potential of the unique soils and maritime site situated in the hills above Hermanus, is released a year after vintage as ...
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