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Wines and Spirits Dictionary: Letter E

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East India This is a term now seldom used, but it was formerly applied to a certain type of brown sherry given additional ageing by being used as freight in vessels sailing to and from the East Indies. East-Side Winery … Continue reading

15. December 2011 by admin
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Chianti

(Pronounced ‘Key-an-ty’) Strictly delimited area in Tuscany, in Italy, producing what is possibly the best-known of all Italian red wines. It is important, however, to realise that it is only since comparatively recent legislation and the D.O.C. that the region … Continue reading

13. December 2011 by admin
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