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April 16, 2018 in Wine / (0) comments

Apr16
South Africa Wine Region, VBT Blog

Less than 50 miles from Cape Town lies the small town of Franschhoek. Nestled between mountains in a lush and fertile valley, Franschhoek is considered by many to be the heart of South Africa’s wine country, and has become a world-class destination for travelers with gourmet tastes. Franschhoek, which is also one of the oldest towns in South Africa, is… Read More

November 16, 2017 in Wine / (0) comments

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beaujolais nouveau, wine, burgundy

If red wine is best enjoyed aged, and always served at room temperature, then Beaujolais Nouveau is the ultimate exception to the rules, and a highly celebrated exception at that! At one minute past midnight, on the third Thursday of November, the wine world erupts in a frenzy to distribute, serve and ultimately enjoy a taste of the new vintage.… Read More

February 26, 2016 in Wine / (0) comments

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Chile Wine

Wine has been a staple of human civilization for thousands of years. One of the great things about wine is that the region in which it is grown plays such a vital role in the finished product. All around the world, from France to Chile to California to New Zealand, vintners have honed their skills to produce amazing wine that… Read More

Côte de Nuits, an area located along the northern flank of the Cote d’Or limestone ridge that serves as the heart of the Burgundy Wine region, is known for cultivating the best Pinot noir in the world. Six of the region’s communes produce Grand cru wine—the highest distinction of wine in the Burgundy region—mostly made from Pinot noir with one… Read More

April 04, 2014 in Wine / (0) comments

Apr04

California wine country produces 90% of America’s wine and its 1,200 wineries would collectively be considered the fourth largest producer in the world, if California were its own country. Some of the most highly regarded varieties are grown in the coastal valleys northeast of San Francisco where a combination of Californian sun, cool sea breezes and fog provide the perfect… Read More

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