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Wine Tasting Etiquette

Whether at a private wine tasting or at a vineyard, the rules of etiquette for wine drinking and tasting are the same. The following are some tips that will make you seem like a pro at your next wine tasting . . . host or guest. For the Host Serving Order At a dinner party women and older guests should be served first, then men, then the host. Body Count Invite only the number of tasters that can fit comfortably in your home (or other venue). A crowd around the tasting table can be intimidating …

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History And Wine

Wine is one of the truly universal beverages that not only crosses cultural distinctions but also serves an important role in religious rites and social circles all over the world. In fact, since its discovery, wine has had a tremendous impact on a number of different societies. Here is a look at the impact of wine throughout the centuries. Wine’s Beginnings Archeologists have found evidence that wine drinking began in 4000 B.C., possibly even as early as 6000 B.C. However, because …

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