Wine @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/wine Articles cover new wines, trends in wines, and issues affecting wine. Eveything to dowith wine from cellar masters secrets to Champagne cocktails, grape varieties to Gluhwine. Also there is an active wine form with discussions of how to cellar your w en-us Copyright 2016 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:48:48 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Wine @ BellaOnline http://wine.bellaonline.com Tasting the World's Rarest Wine http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art302418.asp When in South Africa Peter F May visits Jerry Rodrigues who has single handedly created a new wine grape variety. Mon, 8 Feb 2016 14:59:06 EST Smoky Tastes in Wine http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art38827.asp What causes that smoky taste found in some wines? South African red wines are often noted as smoky by reviewers. The cause has been put down to local soils or winemaking practises. But the actual reason appears to be much simpler and, with hindsight, obvious. And it's avoidable. Mon, 1 Feb 2016 13:45:00 EST How did Mission Survive in America? http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art302337.asp How could the European grape variety Mission be planted and survive in the Americas when it's home to phylloxera? It was phylloxera on American vines taken to Europe in the late 1800s that destroyed Europe’s vineyards and then spread around the world. Mon, 18 Jan 2016 13:50:57 EST