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PHAROAHS LOVED WINE, TOO

Wine Has Been Around For A Very Long Time…   When Tutankhamen’s tomb was opened in 1922, the wine jars buried with him were labeled with the year, the name of the winemaker, and comments such as “very good wine.” The labels were so specific that they...

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RECIPE – “RED WINE CRANBERRY MEATBALLS”

Wine is for cooking, too, you know. If you happen to have any left over, by all means, cook up something delicious. Meatballs are always a welcome site at any event. Or perhaps on such cold winter nights as most experience these days, a little...

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VALENTINES AT THE VINEYARD… WITH WINE!

  There’s Just Something About CHOCOLATE and WINE Paired Together… They just make the heart grow fonder, don’t you think? Especially the heart of the ‘receiver’ towards the heart of the ‘giver.’ Over the years, many traditions have been created to celebrate this day set aside for LOVE....

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DID YOU KNOW… WINE MAKING ORGINATED IN LEBANON

CONTAINERS OF LEBANESE WINE FOUND IN THE TOMBS OF THE PHARAOHS   That’s right – Wine making originated in Lebanon; one of the oldest sites of wine production in the world. Prophet Hosea is said to have urged his followers to return to Yahweh, so that “they...

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DID YOU KNOW IT WAS A WOMAN WHO PERFECTED CHAMPAGNE?

PARTAKING OF THE BUBBLY – CHAMPAGNE TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR 2014!   That’s right!   Her name was Madame Clicquot Ponsardin. Madame Clicquot lived in Rheims, France from December 16th, 1777 to July 29th, 1866, and was known as the “Grand Dame of Champagne.”   Her father (Baron Ponsardin)...

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