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2014-06-05 08:30:24

Brachetto has been approved as a recognized varietal by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau for use in the United States TEMECULA, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brachetto is an autochthonous grape of Italy. In 1877, Count Giovanni di Rovasenda listed the grape in his landmark Saggio di una ampelografia universale (Essay on Universal Ampelography). The origin of this grape is the Piedmont region of Italy in the area of Acqui from which it gets the eponymous name...

2010-03-29 12:21:00

LOS ANGELES, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The year 1990 was extraordinary for wine. Think Krug, Brut, Reims, France 1990 and Barbaresco, Angelo Gaja, Piedmont, Italy 1990 and Dominus, Dominus Estate, Napa Valley, California 1990. These and other celebrated selections born 20 years ago star in Crystal Cruises' Vintage Room experiences debuting this month in celebration of Crystal's own 20th anniversary. Perfectly paired with an exquisite tasting menu of Osetra Caviar served with a creme...

2009-04-27 07:00:00

Iconic Italian Winemaker now boasts a trio of sparkling wines MIAMI, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- MARTINI & ROSSI, the leading name in Italian winemaking, announces exciting changes to its popular portfolio of sparkling wines. The brand proudly announces the debut of MARTINI & ROSSI Sparkling Rose, the first new addition to the portfolio in five years, as well as a sleek new bottle design for the number one-selling imported sparkling wine in the United States, MARTINI & ROSSI Asti....


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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