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Cork vs. Screw

Wine Screw cap

In the deep recesses of cramped winemaker offices, a fierce fight has erupted between cork and screwcap. And you’d think the elder brother would be winning, but he’s not. A few years ago, winemakers became fed up with “tainted” corks. Continue reading

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Punto final Reserva malbec 2008 “October Wine Of The Month”

Punto Final

The Wine:  winemaker’s notes: Deep red in color with intense violet shades. On the nose, a combination of red fruits and toasty notes given by the French oak are evident. In the mouth the wine is complex and structured with Continue reading

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Why do wine bottles often have a punt?

Wine bottles punt

* Balance – It is proposed that older, hand blown bottles may have been prone to tipping over, the punt acted as a stabiliser. * Strength – I have seen it said that the punt gave the bottle an extra Continue reading

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Calories in Distilled, Vodka, 80 Proof

Calories in Vodka

In (1 fl.oz) There are : 73 Calories. Want to burn these calories? To burn 73calories, you could do any of the following: 2 20 mins of walking 8 mins of jogging 6 mins of swimming 11 mins of cycling

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Puglia Region, Italy

Puglia, Italy

Puglia is “the heel” of the boot of peninsular Italy. It is bordered by both the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, giving it one of the longest coastlines of any region in Italy. Puglia is also one of the most fertile Continue reading

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