Tag: Tasting

Tasting Eastern European Wines
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Tasting Eastern European Wines

Ever since the collapse of the U.S.S.R., satellite states of the “union” have been struggling to expand their export markets beyond Russia that replaced the collapsed state. Georgia, due to political reasons, lost the lucrative Russian market, as did Moldova. Hungary had the vision to export to Western Europe and […]

New Zealand Wine Fest
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Tasting New Zealand Wines

New Zealand’s North- and South Islands produce wines in Otago, Marlborough, Nelson are notable regions on teh South Island. The North Island’s somewhat warmer than Marlborough most notable region is Hawke’s Bay. Hawke’s Bay’s Gimblett Gravels is somewhat warmer than the region on average and the soil composition more suitable […]

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2014 Annual Greek Wine Tasting – Toronto

North Americans who started enjoying wine in the 1950’s were always of the opinion that France, Italy, Germany, and Spain produce the most appealing products. In the last 60 years, the wine production scene changed drastically. New World wine producing countries started to make excellent products, and spent a lot […]

Tasting Jura Wines
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Tasting Jura Wines

Jura, located in eastern France between Alsace int eh north, and Burgundy int eh south, is now a small wie producing region with approximately 2000 hecxtazres spread over a strip of 80 kilomtres north to south of vineyards. The region has four applellations (Chateau-Chalon, Cotes du Jura, Arbois, and L’Etoile). […]

A mini Austrian wine tasting
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A mini Austrian wine tasting

Austrian wine promotion event organizers used to stage a tasting annually. The Austrian government revamped its wine laws thoroughly after the 1982 ethylene glycol scandal and now enjoys the strictest control on wine production anywhere. Sadly, since two years they decided to spend their promotional funds in more lucrative export […]

Indulge in a cheese tasting
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Indulge in a cheese tasting

You are planning a party. You may want it to be fun and educational, less expensive than a sit-down dinner. Try a formal cheese tasting. More and more people are discovering how delightful artisanal cheeses taste, and seem to be willing to seek them, even if they are more difficult […]