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Wine aids in the production and flow of gastric juices. This facilitates digestion by breaking down the food in the stomach quickly and effectively. For many, after the age of 50 our bodies do not produce enough hydrochloric acid that are needed for digestion. So many doctors, including my own, have suggested a glass or two of wine with a meal. Who am I to complain?

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Since its inception, wine has long been considered as one of the most popular and most well loved beverages.

Wine is an alcoholic drink that is manufactured through the process of fermentation, where the sugar content of the organic material from which the wine is made are usually grapes converted into alcohol by utilizing yeast.

With the complexity of producing wine, most of these alcoholic beverages are classified into many categories, depending on the style, vintage, vinification process, taste, and quality.

However, whatever type of wine being purchased, one of the greatest and the most important factors is that most wine lovers consider the way they are being stored. This is because a good class of wine is never too good enough if it is stored inappropriately. It is extremely important to store wines in proper places in order to preserve its flavor and richness.

There are many factors to be considered when storing wine. To know more, here is a list of some of the important factors that must be considered when storing wine.

1. Humidity

When storing wine, it is important to take note of the room?s humidity. This is because extreme humidity can gradually decrease the quality of the cork. When the cork is destroyed, the aroma or flavor of the wine is gradually dispensed.

The appropriate amount of humidity when storing wines ranges from 50% to 80%. However, the ideal humidity should fall on the 70% mark.

The idea here is that humidity doesn't directly affect the wine itself. The materials like the cork or cardboard boxes are the ones that acquire greater impact. Once destroyed, it can have an effect on the wine as they already allow some air or any particles that are exposed to the wine.

2. Temperature

Among all the many factors that must be considered when storing wine is temperature. This is because irregular and erratic temperature changes will greatly affect the overall quality of the wine. In most cases, wines age prematurely when exposed to unstable temperatures.

The ideal temperature when storing wine should range from 50? to 55? F.

3. Dimness or Level of Obscurity

Light will hastily age wine. Wine stored in clear bottles will age faster than those kept in colored bottles.

However, light can seep though colored bottles as well as clear. The direct effect of the ultraviolet rays of the sun will give the wine a distasteful odor and may eventually damage it.

Indeed, storage is extremely important in identifying the quality of wines. In fact, well-kept wines usually cost more. That is how important storage can be.

As of now, there is no such thing as a diet wine. Unfortunately, there is no getting away from the fact that wine contains calories and calories make you fat if you do not burn them up. A glass of white or red wine contains around 100 calories. Sweeter wines that contain residual sugar as well as alcohol have more calories.

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Monday August 04, 2008 - Serving Wine

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Exploring Napa Valley Wineries

California is at the top of the list when it comes to quality wine production in the country. Winery excursions of Napa Valley are a great way to experience tastings at top Napa Valley wineries in comfort.

Exploring Napa Valley Wineries

Napa Valley, located in northern California, is home to some of the United States' best vineyards and wineries. The area is ideal for growing grapes to make delicious wines; besides the acidic volcanic soil, the climate of northern California is varied and suited well to grape growing. This area is not the beach-filled California that you see on TV, rather, it is a perfect mix of seasons - as well as attractions and sites for wine lovers to enjoy.

One of the highest rated wine excursions in Napa Valley is hosted by Beau Wine (800-387-2328), based in Sonoma, California. This company offers SUVs and stretch limousines for your comfortable enjoyment as you explore the wineries of Napa Valley. All of the chauffeurs/guides are extremely knowledgeable about the Napa Valley area as well as the vineyards located within the region - in fact, they must all go through months of training as well as testing in order to be approved as a guide. Beau Wine offers excursions to wineries in most of northern California, including both Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley.

The Napa Valley excursions are taken in a limousine, and you can choose either a four, six or eight hour winery experience. The six and eight hour versions are completely customizable, and include transportation in a limo as well as complimentary champagne to sip while riding. If you choose the six hour Napa Valley package, a limo will pick you (including anyone you want in your party, as this is a private venture) up at any Napa Valley location. You will be chauffeured around to four or five premium wineries and vineyards, and you'll be able to taste your way through all of these locations. The six hour trip also includes a trip to a new, state-of-the-art vineyard/wine facility, as well as a gourmet picnic lunch - catered at one of the wineries.

The eight hour Napa Valley package includes all of the amenities of the six hour version, but you can be picked up for the start of your day at any of many locations in San Francisco or the East Bay. You will then proceed to the wineries, and you can choose to create a custom itinerary if you prefer. The four hour package is the shortest of the luxury wine excursions of Napa Valley, and it includes a trip to a few wine tasting rooms, as well as stops at wineries chosen from the Beau Wine list of wineries.

Whether you only have a few hours or a few days, winery excursions are a great way to take in the wine culture of Northern California. Throw in the serene beauty of the area, and you have a trip fit for a king and queen.

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Xavier Moldini is with WineriesforYou.com - an information site for wine and wineries.

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