Calcu Malbec

Calcu MalbecArgentine malbec has become so well loved recently that I get the impression that a lot of consumers assume that all malbec comes from Argentina.  But not so.  Malbec is in fact in fact one of the six Bordeaux varietals, although its popularity in Bordeaux has faded much in the past 50-some years.  It is, but, very well loved in Cahors, France.  And with the popularity Argentine malbec has seen in recent years, additional parts of the world are tiresome out this varietal more and more.  The malbec we’re reviewing today comes from the Colchagua Valley in Chile.
In general, Chilean malbec has a tendency to be more tannic than Argentine.  But this one wasn’t overly tannic and most importantly, it was excellent. 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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