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Pinot Noir - The Heartbreak Grape
What is it about Pinot Noir that makes it special? This ancient variety tempts and allures. Peter F May thinks that clones are the key to understanding it.
Wine & Food Matching - Chicken
This week we look at matching wines with Chicken -- Roasted, Fried or in a creamy sauce.
Greek Retsina wine is made in a style that dates back more than 2000 years and Peter F May is a devoted fan.
Viognier is a fashionable white wine now, but not so long ago the variety has almost vanished. Peter F May tells how a very rare and obscure grape suddenly gained world-wide popularity.
What Is Malbec Wine?
Malbec has found fame and fortune in Argentina, a long way from its home in France where the traditional growers are taking notice.
What is the dimple in wine bottles for?
At some time, when talking about wine, the question of why there is a depression in the bottom of a wine bottle will be asked and there will someone who is certain they knows the answer – but do they?
Wine & Food Matching - Burgers and Bourgignon
This week Wine and Food Matching looks a two ways of tenderising tough cuts beef. By grinding it and by cooking in wine. Wines to match Hamburgers and Beef Bourgignon are on the menu.
Wine & Food Matching -- Beef
Matching Food and Wine is not a science and it is very hard to make a mistake, but some foods more than others call out for a certain wine. Beef and a sturdy red wine is perfect marriage. Peter F May has some suggestions, and includes a white wine
Alcohol Content of Wine
How do you determine the alcohol content of wine, and what is the label telling you??
The Champagne Cocktail is THE classic mixed drink. Elegant, impressive and showy -- but it is really easy to make and needs no skill or bartenders tools.
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