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How Wines are Bottled and Packaged FAQs

THE PACKAGING Q. Why is wine put into glass bottles stoppered with corks? A. Glass imparts no flavour to the wine and the cork, if kept wet, provides an airtight seal that can last for at least 30 years (after … Continue reading

15. July 2013 by admin
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Keeping and Storing Wine: FAQs

KEEPING AND STORING WINE Q. Does all wine improve with age? A. Only about 10 per cent of all wine made improves with age, but it is that 10 per cent about which most is written and spoken. Everyday table … Continue reading

13. July 2013 by admin
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Alcohol and Your Health FAQs

WINE, ALCOHOL AND HEALTH Q. How can one tell from the label how strong a wine is? A. Unlike average capacity and provenance, alcohol content is not yet required information on wine labels. As well as the Californians and Australians, … Continue reading

05. July 2013 by admin
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How to Serve Wine: FAQs

SERVING WINE Q. Is it unhealthy to drink lots of different sorts of wines at one ‘sitting’? A. No. Although mixing grape and grain (e.g. wine or cognac with beer or whisky) is supposed to be particularly taxing to the … Continue reading

04. July 2013 by admin
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Understanding Wine: FAQs

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Q. How do you open a bottle of champagne or sparkling wine? A. Hold the bottle at 45 degrees to maximize the surface area from which the bubbles can escape. Take off the foil and carefully untwist … Continue reading

04. July 2013 by admin
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Ordering Wine in the Restaurant: FAQs

IN THE RESTAURANT Q. When the waiter presents a bottle I have ordered, what is the procedure? A. Look at the label to make sure it is exactly what you ordered, especially the vintage. If you ordered the sort of … Continue reading

04. July 2013 by admin
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