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RED WINE ABC’s

Why is red wine red? Its color can be derived from a vast assortment of grape varieties ranging from grapes that are reddish, deep purple, and even a beautiful blue on the color scale. These grapes give rise to a wine that is color classified...

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WHITE WINE ABC’s

First things first… why is “white” wine, not white at all, but yellow, golden or straw-like in color? Its color can be derived from an assortment of grape varieties. White wines are made from the grape juice and grape skin of green, gold or yellowish...

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NEW WINE ANNOUNCED…named SUNFLOWER!

OAK CREEK WINERY & VINEYARDS just released a white wine calledSUNFLOWER, a blend of Roussanne and Chardonnay… a VERY BIG White Wine! Listed below are the descriptions of the blended wines.    Roussanne   This grape should be extinct for all practical purposes, as far as vineyardists are concerned,...

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RECIPE — “ALMOND FRUIT BALLS”

Spring is in the air! Start planning those take-along snacks… think ALMOND!  “ALMOND FRUIT BALLS” INGREDIENTS: 1 cup whole Oak Creek Vineyards Roast Almonds 1 package (6 ounces) mixed dried fruit bits 1 1/2 teaspoons honey 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 1/2 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur (Grand Marnier)   PREPARATION: Place almonds in bowl of food...

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF THE ALMOND

How can such a little Almond Nut be so Notable? Well, read on!   ALMONDIZE ALHEIMER’S:  One may avoid the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by consuming almonds. But just like any other food, even almonds have their cons… they contain oxalates and excessive oxalates can cause crystallization....

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