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Lathwaite’s Wine Club Review (formerly Zagat)

Lathwaite’s Wine Club Review (formerly Zagat)

Lathwaite’s Wine Club Review (formerly Zagat) We’ll be referring to this wine club as Lathwaite’s but you may have also heard of Zagat Wine Club – run by the famed restaurant review junket.  Lathwaite’s did partner with Zagat in this venture for a while but has taken over the club fully.  Lathwaite’s is a UK-based […]

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Plonk Wine Club Review

Plonk Wine Club Review

Plonk Wine Club Review Wait!  We know – sounds kind of crazy, right?  A wine club called “Plonk”… that can’t be good.  Or can it?  For those who don’t know, plonk is slang used in Britain and Australia to mean “cheap wine”.  And, thanks to some serious misconceptions, people equate plonk not simply with cheap, […]

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How To Sweeten Wine

A Guide on How to Sweeten Wine

A Guide on How to Sweeten Wine The most popular wines are probably the sweet ones. In the past, they were reserved for the nobles and kings because of their ability to preserve the spirit of the fruit, expressed in its sweetness and in its fascinating aromas. But making sweet wine requires more effort and dedication. […]

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How to Stop Fermentation in Winemaking

How to Stop Fermentation in Winemaking One of the greatest challenges in winemaking is stopping the fermentation. Fermentation is caused by the yeast which consumes the sugars from the wine and turns them into alcohol. The fermentation process generally stops on its own when there is no sugar left, so you will have a really dry […]

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How To Degas Wine

How to Degas Wine: 3 Simple Approaches

How to Degas Wine: 3 Simple Approaches One of the key steps of home-made wine production is wine degassing. Gas, namely carbon dioxide, forms into the wine during the fermentation process, as a result of the action of yeast. You shouldn’t worry too much about degassing in the case of other home-made beverages, such as cider […]

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What Does Mead Taste Like ?

What Does Mead Taste Like?

What Does Mead Taste Like? The “Nectar of the Gods”, the famous “Ambrosia”, the most beloved drink in the Greek mythology and probably the oldest alcoholic drink on Earth. I’m talking about mead, a drink made of three simple ingredients: water, honey, and yeast. Also known as honey “wine”, mead is a really ancient drink, much […]

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