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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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Thoughts on wine shows?

Thoughts on wine shows?

admin 04/06/2015 0
What do you think of wine shows ? One on Thursday night in Durban allowed some questions to be asked.Those that pour, had mixed views. Some thought there was a limited interest in wine ; others felt it a fun and social night out was the order of the day . Some that there was interest in the relative...
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New winemaker: La Vierge brings one of our own back

New winemaker: La Vierge brings one of our own back

admin 05/08/2014 0
La Vierge, a private wine estate, situated in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley is known for their quirky collection of wines. The immaculate vineyards, planted in the early 2000’s on the varied shale slopes of the Bokkeveld series, produces true cool climate wines. The La Vierge Collection consists of thre...
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