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  • Rice Wine

    “Some archaeologists say that as early as 7000 BC, grapes were mixed with rice to produce other types of fermented beverages in China. This is considered to be the precursors of what we call today, rice wine.”  Chinese rice wine or mijiu is an alcoholic beverage made from fermentation of rice starch that has been…

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  • Swiss Wine Uncovered

    Makers of perhaps the finest chocolates in the world, superior quality watches and knives, producer of over 450 kinds of cheeses, Switzerland is also home to over forty wine grape varieties with over 1.1 million hectolitres of wine produced yearly from its six large wine regions. With a wine making history of over 800 years,…

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  • Ice Wine

    Niagara-on-the Lake in Ontario, is said to be home of some of the finest Icewines in the world. This is mainly because Canada fulfills a major Icewine making prerequisite, its famous cold temperatures. I recently had the opportunity to visit a few wineries in Niagara on- the-Lake. While it was quite the sampling experience, time…

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