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What is Unique about the Magnificent Douro Valley as a Wine Tasting Region?

What is Unique about the Magnificent Douro Valley as a Wine Tasting Region?

The Douro Valley is a wine region that lovers of the occasional tipple must explore, and it is not far from the old seaside city of Porto. If you don’t drink much or are traveling with children, this northern region of Portugal’s sun-drenched country still has a lot of other sights and noises to take in. …

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A Tale of Winemaking Success of Robert Mondavi

A Tale of Winemaking Success of Robert Mondavi The Mondavi family has been involved in the winemaking business since the 1920s. A prominent member of this family, Cesare Mondavi, immigrated to America in 1906, and his son Robert Mondavi was born in 1913. In 1936, Cesare Mondavi purchased the Sunny St. Helena winery in Napa …

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The Top 5 Wine-Tasting Regions in the World by Volume of Tourists

The Top 5 Wine-Tasting Regions in the World by Volume of Tourists

The most popular wine regions in the world are in Europe, including the birthplace of Bordeaux and Champagne. However, there are New World wine-tasting regions that have ascended to leading positions as the most visited destinations, such as Napa Valley. The following list describes the top five wine-tasting regions by the volume of tourists across …

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Five Reasons a Willamette Valley Wine Vacation is the Best for your Honeymoon

Five Reasons a Willamette Valley Wine Vacation is the Best for your Honeymoon

One of Oregon’s most well-known regions is undoubtedly the Willamette Valley. The Willamette Valley is Oregon’s top wine-growing region and is known for producing some of the most exquisite Pinot Noir wines in the world because of its rich soils. The area is thought to be ideal for romantic getaways. Here are a few explanations …

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Mosel

Mosel: The coldest wine region in the world

Mosel: The coldest wine region in the world Mosel is one of the world’s steepest, coldest and northernmost wine-producing regions. The region encompasses the valleys of rivers Mosel, Saar, and Ruwer in Germany, starting from Mosel’s mouth at Koblenz upstream to the neighborhood of Trier in the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The steep slopes …

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Willamette Valley’s Early History

A Taste of the Past: Touring Willamette Valley’s Early History Through Wine

Willamette Valley Early History Much has been written about the history of the Willamette Valley. In this article, we’ll explore the area’s founding and discuss a few key early history events that have shaped the Valley’s wine industry over the course of its history. And we’ll also delve into some of the region’s oldest vineyards …

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Self-Guided Wine Tour of Montalcino

Montalcino is a beautiful wine area of Italy that is situated in the Siena province. Montalcino is one of the six magnificent medieval hill towns in Tuscany. Additionally, Brunello di Montalcino, the richest, longest-aging wine in Tuscany, is thought to have its origins in this hilltop town. With its rich history, stunning vineyards, and top-notch …

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Master Sommeliers

Master Sommeliers and the Worshipful Company of Vintners

Master Sommeliers and the Worshipful Company of Vintners In 1363, the story of Master Sommeliers began with the formation of the Worshipful Company of Vintners, which was one of the Great 12 Livery Companies of London. All these companies functioned under the Royal Charter, which was responsible for regulating and looking after certain trade aspects. …

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