Wyndham Estate BIN 444 Cabernet Sauvignon

Wyndham Estate BIN 444 Cabernet SauvignonSometimes people question me, “what wine goes with chocolate?”  I usually respond by fumbling my way through some vague answer.  But now I have a better response, “this wine!”  The fruit flavors on this wine are gorgeous and are a perfect match for dark chocolate.
As a part of Wyndham Estate‘s BIN series, this is one of the entry-level selections from the brand.  And it’s quite a bargain at below $10 a bottle.
The fruit for this wine comes from South Australia, a rather broad area rather than a specific appellation.  The wine was partially matured in French and American oak. Read more

Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is a traditional beverage that is offered during the Christmas holidays and Halloween. Mulled wine is prepared from red wine, heated and spiced with vanilla pods, cloves, cinnamon sticks, star aniseed, citrus, and sugar.
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It has popularity in German- and Dutch-speaking countries. Mulled wine there named Glühwein. Blueberry wine and cherry wine can be used instead of grape wine in these countries for preparing Glühwein.

In France, vin chaud ("hot wine") typically consists of cheap red wine mixed with sugar, cinnamon, and lemon. It must be not too sweet.

In Bulgaria, it is called greyano vino (Bulgarian: греяно вино) ("heated wine"), and consists of red wine, peppercorn and honey. Sometimes apples and/or citrus fruits, such as lemon or oranges, can be added.

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia and Serbia Continue reading

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