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Seven must-see wine regions in Italy
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Seven must-see wine regions in Italy

Guest post by Bettie Infante.

Our family is planning a trip to Italy in the spring. Not knowing anything about the wine regions in Italy, I decided to delve into learning about the diversity of the different wine regions, its terroir, varietals and styles.

Italian wine is one of the most widely exported wines in the world with the U.S. being one of its largest importers. Italy’s terrains, from lengthy coastlines to hilly slopes provide ideal vine-growing conditions. The abundant sunshine, sea breezes

Germany’s Wine Regions
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Germany’s Wine Regions

In honor of Oktoberfest, we thought we’d spend a little time talking about German wines. We know that this is a tradition celebrated with beer but we wanted to give the wines of Germany their time in the spotlight. Learn the top German grapes and how to remember all 13 wine regions.

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Go Big Red Bordeaux at Wiens Family Cellars

Wine drinkers seeking Bordeaux-style big red wines need look no further than Temecula to find them.  Located just seven miles off the 15 Freeway, Wiens Family Cellars has been making wines of the Bordeaux variety here for the past six years. “Known for Big Reds,” Wiens differentiates itself by concentrating on producing Bordeaux blends with big intense flavors, rich colors and long aging life to equal those of Napa and Sonoma.

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Is Temecula the new ‘Old World’ wine destination?

Inspiration from the Old World can be seen and tasted at wineries today along Rancho California Road and the De Portola Wine Trail. Now the latest ode to the Old World is the recent opening of the tasting room at Europa Village – a milestone for what promises to become a premiere wine destination for Temecula wine country.

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In honor of Bastille Day:My 3 Favorite French Wines for Summer

[singlepic id=1966 w=320 h=240 float=left] Even if you’re not in Paris to celebrate Bastille Day, you can have your own Fête de la Bastille wherever you may be, with some great French wines!  In France, Bastille Day is a national holiday to celebrate the storming of the Bastille – a medieval fortress-prison in Paris, symbolic […]

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One-year milestone for a wine-loving entrepreneur business chick

Heidi Butzine, author and senior editor at Wineopolis Press, is going to do a little celebrating and it will certainly involve wine as this month marks the one-year anniversary of the Wineopolis® Wine-travel Guidebook series. Since releasing the first book on Amazon twelve months ago, Wineopolis has over 8,000 Facebook fans, a few hundred readers […]

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Are you doing enough to be green?

For some, Earth Day means that they may clean their local beaches, get involved with a local tree planting, a habitat preservation society or drive to a fair of some kind to learn more about being green. Beyond these activities, you may want to take a look at some of the things you may already be doing to make an impact every day.
You might be more eco-conscious than you think!

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