Patron Saints of Wine

Posted on May 01, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

patron saints of wine - by Love My Vouchers and Organic Wine Club

Our friends at Love My Vouchers have kindly researched who are most well known Patron Saints of Wine. Wine has been produced since 7th century BC and archaeologists have found ancient amphoras in Georgia to prove that statement. It is not surprising that Spanish, German, French, Bulgarian and Greek cultures feature Saint Patrons of Wine very prominently. Here is a bit more information on a few of them.

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Is natural wine as close to Paleo diet as alcohol can be?

Posted on April 29, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

Paleo diet and Natural wine: paleo recipes and caveman diet wine recommendations

We are all on the quest for a healthier and happier lifestyle by eating healthy food, relaxing with friends and family and sometimes making hard choices about our nutrition. There are some really strenuous diets around. Paleo is a bit different as it is forming longer term habits and doesn't restrict your food choices much. There is definitely not any calorie counting involved. So what about wine? In this article we look into paleo diet more closely, outline what is so special about this 'caveman diet', see how wine fits into this and suggest a few paleo recipes.

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Duck and Wine: Organic red wine from Cotes du Rhone & healthy food

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

duck salad and red wine: organic Cotes du Rhone with no sulphites

Some matches are simply made in heaven, aren’t they? Think of a delicious red wine and Cotes du Rhone will definitely come up as one of the well-known winemaking regions. Think of a popular Rhone Valley dish and it would be duck.

In this post, we look at these two yummy things: a quick and easy duck recipe perfectly matched with no sulphites added wine made in ever popular Cotes du Rhone

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Organic wine for so many occasions: 6 great wines for your wine rack

Posted on April 06, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

great organic wines for different occasions and your wine rack

There are plenty of wines out there: some are good wines, some are a bit of a disappointment, some are for your everyday dining and some for special occasions. We’ve tasted a lot of organic wines to select just a few great wines for you. This case is to showcase your week in wine: from some straightforward flavours, more complex and to party wine. If you are going to be celebrating anything, we’ve got the wine for that too! Here are 6 organic wines for your wine rack:

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How to host an unforgettable wine tasting party in 6 simple steps

Posted on March 23, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

organic wine tasting party in 6 simple steps

After some recommendations for wine and food pairing and also the topic of main types of wine, it is time to get these things together for our own benefit!

Wine is not just a drink to make us more relaxed and happy, it is to be enjoyed with a nice company of friends or family. What is the best way how to make it fun and engaging? You can host a wine tasting party! Here are 6 simple steps how you can do it stress-free

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3 organic wines on the budget: cheap and outstandingly cheerful

Posted on March 22, 2017 by Alexander Thomson-Mclean | 0 comments

3 wines on the budget: good organic wine

Cheap and cheerful wine? Not here!

Everyone loves a bargain, right? Cheap is a word that seems to have dual meaning. It covers things that are inexpensive but it also seems to now cover things that are of poor quality. But surely that doesn’t cover everything.

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The good, the bad and the ugly: wine prices

Posted on March 22, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

the good, the bad and the ugly - wine prices

Quite a few years ago I had quite mixed feelings about prices for a bottle of wine. At one hand, I thought that more expensive wines should most definitely taste superior. Yet being enslaved to the corporate world at that time, I did not want to splash out on a very expensive bottle every week. You know, saving for a deposit and all that jazz.

There is also quite a difference between supermarket prices and independent wine shops - the latter seemed to have a more exciting but also much more premium stuff, whereas I could simply pick up that bottle of uncomplicated everyday red for £7-£9 in a supermarket, no fuss.

That was my story back then. I obviously did not know any insider facts about wine industry and why some things are as they are.

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