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Others are starting to notice Wine Preservation

Clive Burroughs Proprietor at Fine Wine Accessories in England provided this recent LinkedIn article post. I followed up with some comments noted below and although we may not be in agreement with some of the details, I certainly commended him for bringing wine preservation forward as a topic.  From Clive: You hardly ever finish a bottle of wine in one go. Wine as you know needs to be stored in the right manner so as to ensure that its flavour and aroma stays intact. Preserving the wine however is not that easy without the right apparatus. To ensure that the essence of the drink stays intact, use of wine preservers is very important. There are a number of different wine...

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Cold Weather Wine Entertainment

Congratulations to those of you on being a Wine Lover and Social Coordinator. You are part of an elite group that understand the marrying of a passion (wine) with sharing experiences with people. A great combination to help get through the winter and before you know it, it will be spring and this summer's festival season  will be close upon us. Especially for those of you in northern climates, to help you during the March home stretch, I’d like to suggest a reasonable, yet fun entertainment opportunity.  Plan a weekend evening or two with some close, dear friends and plan dinner/hors d’oerves and a movie. Grab a wine video (DVD or streamed) and plan a casual evening. Some wine, some...

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Wine and Foodies!

Did you ever want to know what goes on behind the scenes that results, positively, in the innovative and new products we all get to enjoy? I certainly did and thanks to the connection between food and wine, I now have that opportunity to learn. It’s time to share a little bit of it. The Specialty Food Association (SFA) is based in NYC. A trade association dedicated to its members and the world of specialty foods (think olive oils, chocolates, crackers, cheese, charcuterie, and many new innovative versions in these and other categories). Every year the SFA produces two Fancy Food Shows (trade shows, not for consumers) with one in January in San Francisco and the other in the June...

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How To: Determine the Best Wine Preservation Method for You

Factors to Judge When Thinking About Wine Preservation: Since this is what we do and who we are, it only makes sense that we address this early. Here's what we recommend you consider in selecting the best wine preservation product for you. Efficacy: the most important attribute of any preservation product. If it works to a limited degree or not at all is it worth anything? Understand how they work and the science behind them. Testimonials may or may not help (are they true?are they paid for? or honest?)  Ease of Use : Having wine preservation is one thing, using wine preservation another. We all have varying degrees of willingness to use products based on a combination of the value/benefit...

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