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The early history of wine consumption in America was dominated by immigrants whom were primarily Catholic, and of Central or Southern European descent. The bulk of wine-drinking immigrants came from the wine loving nations of France, Italy, Germany, and Spain. They descended from cultural traditions that valued social wine consumption with the evening meal.

Thinking of giving wine baskets as gifts to your friends? Wine baskets can accommodate any occasion. It is up to your own creativity of how you can make that perfect gift for your loved ones. Wine gift baskets are great symbols of celebration and merriment. It also exudes a sense of elegance and distinctiveness that is perfect for holiday celebrations like Christmas, Valentines day, or Thanksgiving day. Here are some things that will aid you with this matter.

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Post Honeymoon celebration

If you have a friend or family member that just got married and are about to come home from their honeymoon, giving a wine basket is a great idea. What a pleasant surprise it would be to find out that a wine basket filled with an excellent bottle of wine, chocolate almonds, cheese as well as crackers is waiting at the door step. It is a good symbolic gift that expresses you wish for them to have a very happy and fruitful life as a married couple.

Reminiscing old times

Do you have someone in mind that you rarely see? Don't let this situation hamper your relationship with this person. Send a wine basket with a theme that is close to both your hearts. Distance shouldn't hinder you from remembering someone that you consider to be special in your life.

The early history of wine consumption in America was dominated by immigrants whom were primarily Catholic, and of Central or Southern European descent. The bulk of wine-drinking immigrants came from the wine loving nations of France, Italy, Germany, and Spain.

Busy schedules

Are you always on the run and you feel that you no longer spend enough time with your special someone? No matter how hectic you are right now, spending a few minutes to send your partner a bottle of wine to remind this person how much he or she means to you is a golden opportunity to re-affirm your love.

Proud and fulfilled

Wine is a fitting way to express your pride and fulfillment over an accomplishment or that of someone that is very dear to you. A great way to celebrate the present and look toward the future with optimism and resolve.

These are some of the themes that you can incorporate into your very own design. Don't limit yourself to conventional ideas, use your imagination and creativity to come up with something that is truly unique and special. There is nothing better than giving a gift to someone special that you designed yourself. That person will appreciate your gift all the more since it is one of a kind and truly a labor of love on your part.

Using about a yard and a half of surgical rubber tubing or plastic tubing, siphoning is a very simple operation. First, put the bottles or jars of wine on a table and the empty bottles on a stool or box on the floor. Next, put one end of the tubing in the first bottle of wine and suck the other end of the tube until the wine comes; pinch the tube at your lips and - holding on tight - put this end in the empty bottle and then let the wine flow. As the level of the wine falls, lower the tube into it, being careful not to let it touch the lees. When nearly all of the wine has been transferred, pinch the tube at the neck of both bottles, put one end into the next bottle and allow the wine to flow again.

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Google Chrome on Mac and GNU Linux with Crossover (Wine)

Mon, 15 Sep 2008 09:19:30 -0700
After only 11 days, the folks at Crossover have released a proof of concept for Google's new Chromium browser (open source Chrome). Not only that, but it's free.

Insider uncorks secret liquor store code

Fri, 12 Sep 2008 00:05:46 -0700
The highly descriptive terms used to describe wines sold by Sweden's alcohol retail monopoly Systembolaget are riddled with secret code, according to an inside source.

5 Best Free and Open-source RTS Games for Linux

Wed, 10 Sep 2008 08:20:18 -0700
Recently, I have tried a few free and open-source RTS games and was really impressed with some of them. The best thing is that I can play them instantly on my Linux box without the need for Wine and without having to spend a single dime.

Wine Weekly News: Issue 350

Wed, 06 Aug 2008 02:51:40 -0700
This is the 350 issue of the Wine Weekly News publication. Its main goal is to put an end to the mystery of the great accept ex bug! It also serves to inform you of what's going on around Wine. Wine is an open source implementation of the Windows API on top of X and Unix. Think of it as a Windows compatibility layer.

Berries good for beauty, well-being

Tue, 05 Aug 2008 12:00:51 -0700
Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries are all concentrated sources of plant compounds called polyphenols. Other polyphenol-rich foods such as dark chocolate, tea and red wine have been shown to benefit heart health. And now the news is in about berries. A study published recently in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows

Wine 1.1.2 Released

Sat, 26 Jul 2008 03:56:33 -0700
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January 2009 - Wine Vin

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Wine Making In Tuscany - A Perfect Tour

What do France, Italy, Spain, Australia, Chile, the United States of America, Romania, Germany, Portugal, Moldova, Hungary, South Africa, Croatia and Argentina have in common? Wine and wineries. These fourteen countries lead the world in the export of "vino."

Italy is second only to France in the production of wines, and it's all thanks to the famous region of Tuscany - or Toscana as the natives call it.

You'll find Tuscany in the center of Italy. The famous fashion capital Milan is far to the north, near the borders of France and Switzerland, while Rome is a little to the south. Tuscany is a jewel set between the Tyrrhenian Sea on the west and the Apennines mountain range on the east. It consists of ten provinces, including Pisa (famous for the Leaning Tower of Pisa). The capital city is Florence (and it is here that you will find the historic Uffizi Gallery.)

Wine making in Tuscany is just as historic as Italy's architecture and art. Indeed, it extends as far back as the beginning of time.

The History of Tuscany

Tuscany was first settled by the Etruscans in around 800 BCE, who quickly discovered the wild vines growing in abundance on the "sun-drenched" hills, and these grapes were carefully cultivated to improve their flavor.

Several varieties of grapes are grown in the region. Some of these grapes stand on their own when it comes to wine making - for example Cabernet Sauvignon comes only from the Cabernet Sauvignon grape, and the Lambrusco grape produces a variety of dry red wines: Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro, Lambrusco di Sorbara, Lambrusco Salamino di Santa Croce, and Lambrusco Reggiano).

Other wines are a blend of grape varieties. The famous Chianti is a blend three grapes -two red: Sangiovese and Canaiolo, and Malvasia, a white. (Although, there's a story there. Until the 19th century Chianti was made only from the Sangiovese grape. A famous Italian statesman, Bettino Ricasoli, decreed that chianti should be made of the blend of three grapes. But since 1995 that practice has been dying out and most Chianti these days is again made only with the Sangiovese grape.)

The history of the evolution of a certain wine is just as fascinating as the history of the vineyards from which they come.

If you are a wine lover taking a vacation in Tuscany, you'll want to visit a vineyard or two. Or more! You'll find fourteen "wine roads" throughout the region - each one famous for the wine production from a particular type of grape. Follow each road and stop in at those companies and cellars which are open to the public.

Each of the provinces of Tuscany have at least one wine road - Florence and Grosseto have three each. Each road has its own sign system that indicates the wine it deals with, and the towns or places to stop of interest on it.

So renowned is Tuscany for its wine-making that several international travel firms offer tours devoted strictly to the wine lover. If you don't feel like exploring the Italian countryside on your own, one of these tours - with like-minded people, will be just the thing for you.

About the Author:

Alastair Hamilton is a syndicated editor of http://www.bikecyclingreviews.com . For additional information regarding tuscany vacations or Italy tours go to cycling in Italy

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Russian Banya

Thu, 01 Jan 2009 03:04:20 -0800
Russian Banya Category: Funny, Photos, Society | Russian people are fond of “the banya”. This is a usually wooden structure, somewhere in the village like in the picture below. This is a whole ritual to visit banya and it’s not only about washing but mainly for fun, especially in winter when it’s a must to go bathing in the snow or in the nearest frozen river or lake. Children from early age are getting used to go to the banya and hit each other with special brooms made of leafy branches.

The Business of Wine: An Encyclopedia by Geralyn Brostrom and Jack Brostrom

Thu, 01 Jan 2009 01:24:11 -0800
Product Description Wine has been a beverage staple since ancient times, especially in Europe. Today’s global wine business is thriving, and American consumption of wine has increased dramatically in recent years, with the health benefits touted in the media. More Americans are becoming interested in learning about wine, and they are taking winery tours and attending wine tastings. The Business of Wine: An Encyclopedia is a necessary part of wine education for everyone from the curious

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Wed, 31 Dec 2008 23:34:05 -0800
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New Manga Release List ~ Jan 2, 2009~ + 2009 Wish list

Wed, 31 Dec 2008 17:33:40 -0800
Happy New Year’s manga readers! And from all of our contributors and our editors emeritus (Jarred, Jack, Pea…) we wish you a healthy and bountiful 2009! While the American manga industry might shrink a little next year, we at the MangaCast are looking forward to continue to share what we can about our ever expanding manga world. So here is out last New Comics Release List (NCRL) for 2008 (which also happens to be our first of 2009) and our wish lists for 2009… Something tells me at least one

Art Space Talk: Aidan Hughes

Wed, 31 Dec 2008 12:25:32 -0800
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History of Wine

Mon, 22 Dec 2008 18:46:14 -0800
People acquired a preference for grapes as the basic ingredient for wine very early on, although on some African societies dates, bananas and the sap of palm tree were sometimes used, and indeed they sometimes still are.

Characteristics Of Pinot Noir Grapes And Wines

Thu, 11 Dec 2008 17:10:00 -0800
It can’t be denied that wine is one of the most important and the most popular drinks in the world. In fact, it has become an important part of our society.

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