Archive for the 'Wine and Food' Category

Dec 13 2009

What Wine Goes with Steak

Nothing beats a big juicy steak with a baked potato on the side, but you can make your meal even better when you pair that steak with a delicious wine. When looking to pick a bottle to go with steak, you have a few options. The type of vino is dependant on how you cook […]

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Dec 12 2009

What Wine Goes with Pork

Published by under Red Wine,White Wine,Wine and Food

Pork is a tasty dinner, but if you haven’t tried eating it with a bottle of wine, then you are in for a nice treat. When choosing a bottle for pork, most people stick with a red wine although pork is technically a “white” meat. If you are looking for the number one vino you […]

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Dec 11 2009

Wine Sangria Recipe

Published by under Making Wine,Red Wine,Wine and Food

If you like wine, but you want to drink something that is a bit more fruity and  little less strong in alcohol content, then Sangria may be a good option for you. Sangria is a tasty drink and is surprising easy to make. You’ll need to gather a few ingredients including your favorite bottle of […]

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Dec 11 2009

Will 2 Glasses of Wine a Night Make You Fat

If you are here, that must be you are worried that drinking wine can make you fat. So let’s dive into the details and answer this questions right now. Vino does not contain fat! But it does contain calories which may cause you to put on some weight. Will 2 glasses a night make you […]

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Dec 09 2009

Why Wine Causes Headaches

Many people experience headaches the next morning only after drinking a little bit of wine the night before. So why does wine cause these headaches? Headaches are a common occurrence when you drink and can be very annoying. Let’s figure out why this happens and how we can prevent it. Many people believe that winemakers are using […]

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Dec 08 2009

When Does Wine Spoil

Wine spoils quickly, although there are ways to keep it fresh for a little while. The serious drinker like to finish the bottle the same day that it’s opened because it will start to taste different even only after 1 day of being opened. After vino is exposed to the air, it will start oxidizing. […]

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Dec 08 2009

Will Wine Freeze

Published by under Storing Wine,Wine and Food

The answer is…Yes. Wine does freeze. Wine is a water based solution and even contains various solutes like ethanol. To freeze alcohol you will have drop the temperature well below the freezing point of water (32 F) typically around 20ish degrees F. You really shouldn’t put any bottle of liquid in the freezer because you run […]

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Dec 07 2009

When Was Wine Invented

Published by under Making Wine,Wine and Food

Wine and beer have been around for thousands of year. Scientists even claim that alcohol built the pyramids because that’s what the workers were paid in! Although it’s not clear when vino was first invented, many believe that wine was probably first made in the stone age. Juice and graph residue were left in a indentation in […]

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Nov 21 2009

What Wine Goes with Salmon?

Published by under Wine and Food

When picking out a wine to drink with salmon, you have some options. Most people tend to stick with red vino when eating salmon because it matches the color. If you are grilling your salmon try eating it with Santa Margarita Pinot Grigio or a Robert Modavi Chardonnay. The most common wine that people drink with […]

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Nov 21 2009

What Wine Goes with Chicken?

Published by under Wine and Food

Although most people feel that chicken should be eaten with white wine, some reds go well also. The type of vino you choose depends on how the chicken is cooked and seasoned. Some whites which easily go well with all chicken are Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc or Pinot Gris/Grigio. If you are cooking up fried chicken, try […]

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