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2014-02-28 16:23:15

Andrews Entertainment District to Host the Third Annual Buckhead Wine Festival on Saturday, April 5th 2014 ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Buckhead Wine Festival will return to Andrews Entertainment District this spring with an even more impressive selection of wines, spirits and craft beers. The Buckhead Wine Festival is well regarded for its extensive offering of wines and the intimate and informative seminars. Guests can expect to taste 150+ wines from over 50...

2013-06-06 23:00:59

Young, energetic, and creative Rita Ferreira revolutionizes old tradition of wine-making by her unique approach creating unparalleled technique from grape combination to end process of wine-making tradition. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The family of Ferreira deeply rooted in the wine-making business of Alto Douro since pre-Renaissance times. The new “Concept” began with developing a new approach where understanding of the region and its particular “terroir.” The...

2013-05-09 23:33:36

Cellars Wine Club shows how differences between Old world and New world growing techniques has produced controversy in the wine world. (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Locally based wine of the month club membership provider, Cellars Wine Club, sheds light on the Old World Wine/New World Wine controversy. By discussing the lesser known differences between these two wine growing philosophies, the company hopes to meet its goal of educating its members not only in the taste of different wines but also...

2009-07-07 12:48:01

A magic powder sold by a German company that allegedly turns water into Chianti wine is a dubious trick, angry Italian farmers say. The Web site for the German company, Trek'n Eat, promises that its magic powder, when mixed with water, allows mountain hikers to enjoy a glass of Chianti at the summit of their climbs, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. But that's nonsense, says the Tuscany branch of farmers' association Coldiretti, reportedly asserting that the drink is a terrible copy of...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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