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What makes the grapes grown in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley high quality?

What makes the grapes grown in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley high quality?

admin 16/03/2016 0
The La Vierge wine estate, which can be found in the folds of the magnificent Hemel-en-Aarde Valley just outside Hermanus, is a prime location to grow and harvest high quality grapes for spectacular wines such as the famous Pinot Noir. What affects the quality of the grapes? The viticulture (the way...
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10 Reasons why wine is better

10 Reasons why wine is better

admin 02/03/2016 0
It's no secret that men and women communicate differently. Chances of picking up an argument due to miscommunication in your relationship now and then are pretty good. Certain statistics presented that in fact 82% of couples, happy or not, wish their partner was more willing to share feelings…that a...
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What to expect when visiting La Vierge

What to expect when visiting La Vierge

admin 26/02/2016 0
The La Vierge (French for “The Virgin”) wine estate is nestled in the folds of the breathtaking Hemel-en-Aarde Valley (Heaven on Earth) just outside Hermanus. They make a range of wines but their specialty is Pinot Noir. The La Vierge vineyards are situated on Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge where the long coo...
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Why do wine bottles have punts?

Why do wine bottles have punts?

admin 18/02/2016 0
Besides a long, elegant neck, a corked (or screw-capped) top, and an eye-catching label, what else do you spot on a wine bottle? Hint: check the bottom of your bottle. If you answered a “dimple,” then you just singled out one of the most mysterious features of the wine bottle, the punt.There have be...
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Benefits of drinking wine

Benefits of drinking wine

admin 27/01/2016 0
The colour of the wine indicates how many healthy nutrients known as polyphenols the drink contains. “Red has more than white, and white more than beer,” said Dr. Miguel Ángel Martínez González of the University of Navarra in Spain.  Wine is a source of polyphenols -- abundant antioxidants that help...
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