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Origins of Celebrating with Champagne

December 27, 2017

When the Benedictine monk, Dom Perignon (1638–1715) made his first batch of wine, he was not trying to make fizzy wine; it was supposed to have been still and he actually tried to get rid of the bubbles. Had he succeeded, we may not have champagne as we know it today.

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Chardonnay

December 20, 2017

Along with Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay is one of the best known of all white grape varieties. It became very fashionable in the 1980s, when Australian producers created accessible fruit-laden wines based loosely on white Burgundy.

How long can a box of wine last once it's been opened?

December 13, 2017

Chilean Wine

December 6, 2017

Screw Caps for Wine Bottles

November 29, 2017

Bordeaux Wine

November 22, 2017

Cabernet Sauvignon

November 15, 2017

Argentinian Wine

November 8, 2017

Why shipping wine to your home through your door makes sense

November 1, 2017

Wine in Glass or Plastic Bottles?

October 25, 2017

Trends in Wine Consumption in the UK

October 18, 2017

Garçon Wines Events

October 11, 2017

What's a Master of Wine?

October 4, 2017

Grape Varieties Used in Bordeaux and Burgundy Wines

September 28, 2017

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The Impact of Plastic on the Environment

September 20, 2017

Plastic became popular because it was cheap to make things out of. In the 50s, people bought plastic items because they wanted to keep up with the times, because it was (and is) cheap and because at the beginning of the age of plastic we were ignorant about its impact on the environment.

A History of Wine Bottles

September 20, 2017

Humans have been drinking wine for millennia, and over the years, the wine containers have changed, as have methods of winemaking -production and transport. The world’s first winery might have been in ancient Armenia. The winery dates back to 4100 BC, and archaeologists found large earthenware containers used for storing wine.

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