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Break The Rules – What Wine with Mexican Food? | Wine Folly

3 wine food pairing trade secrets from Wine Folly The Rule of Spice The general rule is that the spicier the food, the colder and sweeter the wine should be. Also, lower alcohol wines and moderate tannins dissolve the burning sensation of capsicum. 2 White meat = white wine Most of the time you can match the color …

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Being More Genuine by Looking Beyond Yourself

“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.”― C.G. Jung Most people associate authenticity or being genuine with being true to oneself. It is not a self-centered behavior because to be authentic and genuine, you must be comfortable with yourself and comfortably connect with others. How does one really become more …

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Five Fun Facts About… Cabernet Franc

Five Fun Facts About Cabernet Franc Facts courtesy of Snooth, Wikipedia, and Huffington Post Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc are actually the “parents” of Cabernet Sauvignon – not vice-versa, as previously believed. Across the world, Cabernet Franc is one of the twenty most widely planted grape varieties. Important wine regions includeCalifornia, Bordeaux and Southwest France, Washington, Oregon, New York, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, …

How is Red Wine Made? An Infographic | Wine Folly

About the Artist: Jelle De Roeck works as an architect at his own office and teaches Architecture and Design at the University of Leuven, Belgium. In 2011, he started to follow his evergrowing passion for wine and wanted to know all about it. Instead of taking complicated wine courses, he started blogging about his wine discoveries …

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How did rabbits, eggs and egg hunts become associated with Easter?

Bunnies, Eggs, Egg Hunts and Easter In every other language except English and German, the name Easter has its roots in the Hebrew word pesach for ‘he passed over’, so in Spanish and Italian Easter is Pascua, in French it is Paques, in Portugese it is Pascoa, and so on. Easter as we know it is a curious mix of …