Australian Red Wine

© SvadilfariAustralia has been producing red wine for nearly 200 years, and inexpensive brands like Yellowtail have become well known overseas for being consistent, drinkable and affordable. In the last few decades some Australian wines have also gotten impressive scores from the international wine community. Shiraz, or Syrah grapes, are what Australia is best known for. Most of the prime wine-growing regions of Australia feature hot weather, and the Shiraz grape is perfectly suited to this type of climate. The most challenging aspect of ...

California Wine

© tpetriepCarrol Kemp of Graton, California-based Red Car Wines is the founder and winemaker behind the Box Car, 2009 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir wine. She said that pinot noir is the most difficult wine to get right, because the pinot noir grape is the most transparent and unforgiving of wine grapes. The vineyard and cellar techniques will always show up in the finished product, with nothing to hide behind. Common problems with the wine can include a harsh finish or a rough palate. Kemp ...

History of Zinfandel

Zinfandel is the one of the best American grape. Zinfandel has a confusing history as there has been a dispute about its origin. It was thought to be originated from Southern Italy, but now it is proved that Zinfandel originated from Croatia. The zinfandel old wines are now treasured for the production of premium red wine. Zinfandel has always found ways to maintain its plantings in California. The variety of Zinfandel is currently planted everywhere across the state. A scattered planting of Zinfandel ...

Wine and Chocolate Good for Mind

© IdhrenA research suggests that rounding off a meal with dark chocolate and a glass of wine is good for the mind. Ployphenol- a chemical abundant in dark chocolate and wines- widens blood vessels and speeds the supply of blood to the brain. The brain is provided with a rush of oxygen and sugars, making complex calculations easier and quicker. Polyphenols are most effective in combination, which means having a red wine with some chocolate is better than just having the wine alone. ...

Cabernet Season Celebrations Begin in Napa Valley

© *~Dawn~*Harvesting is done for Napa Valley's Cabernet wines, and now the wines are put in barrels for aging. Most of the hard work is done and with the coming of winder, Napa Valley has started enjoying its Cabernet season. This is the best time for wine enthusiasts to spend a relaxing time in Napa Valley. As CEO of the Napa Valley says, "There's no better time to savor incredible food and wine pairings prepared by one of the many culinary talents at restaurants spread ...

Reziva Offers Resveratrol From Red Wine Grapes For Better Ocular Health

Resveratrol found in the concentrated extract of red wine grapes finds new use in the manufacture of Reziva capsules. Developed by ophthalmologist, Dr Paul Krawitz of Vitamin Science Inc, each Reziva capsule promotes longevity, weight and glucose control, cardiac health and good ocular and macular function. Dr Krawitz says that he developed Reziva after reviewing a recent study demonstrating that resveratrol in red wine supports eye health. Published in the American Journal of Pathology, the 2010 study shows that resveratrol stops out-of-control blood vessel ...

American Diners Stick To American Vineyards

A national survey revealed that Napa Valley and Sonoma County vineyards are the most desired getaways for wine sippers. TripAdvisor, an online community for travel enthusiasts, surveyed 1,000 Americans about whether they planned to visit a vineyard this year and where they planned to go. Forty-eight percent said they planned to visit a vineyard this year, with 29 percent saying they want to visit Napa Valley another 18 percent said they hoped to see the beautiful vineyards of Sonoma. Among the foreign vineyards, Santa ...