All About Cabernet Sauvignon On National Cabernet Sauvignon Day

August 30th is National Cabernet Sauvignon Day, celebrating a wine that’s one of the world’s most widely recognized red wine grape varieties. “Cab,” for short, is grown in nearly every major wine producing country. It is the principal grape in most Bordeaux wines, where it is typically blended. Every year on National Cabernet Sauvignon Day,…
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Prosecco Rose Wine For National Prosecco Day

[1] Prosecco is an ideal summer wine. It is made in both traditional white and rosé varieties; we prefer rose every time (photos #1, #2 and #4 © Guinigi Wines). [2] Some people like the old-style “sherbet Champagne” glasses instead of flutes; but the wide surface area enables the bubbles to escape more quickly. [3]…
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Use Frozen Grapes For Ice Cubes

This tip falls in the “food fun” category. Some of us keep grapes in the freezer as snacks. The icy grapes are like sorbet with no sugar added. The grapes have enough natural sugar, and enough water, to create the “sorbet” effect. You can be satisfied with a few frozen grapes, as opposed to digging…
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