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People were drinking wine a lot earlier than originally expected

It’s always wine o’clock somewhere — and always was. Researchers have unearthed telltale evidence of the world’s earliest winemaking in clay crockery dating back to 6,000 B.C., the Guardian reports. The discovery, in the country of Georgia, suggests that the ...

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Global wine production falls to 50-year low

Oh no, no vino! Wine production has hit a 50-year low, the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) said on Tuesday. Production for 2017 was expected to decrease to about 247 million hectolitres, an 8% drop in global wine ...

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Something to Wine About: The wonders of Côtes de Bordeaux

Recently, I was a guest of the Union des Côtes de Bordeaux for an educational journey through this breathtaking wine region. Most wine drinkers are familiar with Bordeaux wines, but might wonder, what is the Côtes de Bordeaux? The Cotes ...

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Something to Wine About: The sinful pleasure of a heavenly wine

Heaven can wait. I had one sip of Austin Hope 2014 Syrah and thought I had died and gone to heaven. Seriously, if God has a wine bar this vino is most definitely on the list. This inspired me to ...

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Man reportedly offered girl, 11, wine cooler, candy to lift shirt

Buzz off, creep! A 35-year-old New Jersey man has been arrested for offering an 11-year-old girl a wine cooler and candy if she lifted her shirt, police told NJ.com. The girl reportedly refused Jesse Christiansen’s advances and told her mother ...

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Something to wine about: A Champagne by any other name…

BY Linda Delmonico Prussen NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, December 17, 2015, 7:23 PM The New Year is almost here and for many that means picking a champagne to pop open for midnight, right? Maybe…But then again, maybe what you’re ...

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The only wine you’ll ever need

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 4:00 AM The 2007 I Custodi Aetneus Etna Rosso goes well with nearly everything savory, from your Thanksgiving turkey, to your Hanukkah latkes or Christmas ham. The message in this bottle: It’s the only ...

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Sommeliers prepare for famously hard wine test in ‘Uncorked’

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 4:59 PM Susan Watts/New York Daily News Marta sommelier Jack Mason gives a fine wine a whiff. Studying for this test involves lots of wine — but it’s far from fun. In ...

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