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I love mulled wine, and just recieved a litre of Barefoot's Moscato wine as a gift, and thought it might be interesting to use the sweet wine in a mulled wine recipe, as opposed to the traditional red wine? Moscata wine can be gleefully ...

Apple wine can be used in many cocktail and mocktail recipes. Wines such as schnapps, peach, blackberry, raspberry and strawberry mix with apple wine. Here are recipes on apple wine mix with other wines : http://www.ifood.tv/network/apple_wine/recipes ...

No, there is no such difference between cooking wine and white wine. Cooking wine is wine made from fermented grape varieties and is used for cooking purposes. You can use cooking wine to baste meat and poultry. White wine is a kind of wine used for drinking...

Yes you can use white wine if your white wine vinegar is out of stock. Use two tablespoons of white wine. However, it is recommendable not to use wine instead of vinegar in a recipe. Wine and vinegar are different things and it can only ruin the taste of your...

Lamb shanks can be cooked in both red wine and white wine depending upon the recipe requirement and personal taste. (Ingredient substitutions) ...

The cooking wine that is generally available in the market has quite a bit of salt content, while white wine does not contain salt. So substituting one for another totally depends on the recipe and the desired taste of the dish. But if wine (with a little...

Yes, you can substitute dry wine for sweet wine for a recipe depending on the recipe you are making. For example, if your recipe is something about sweet dish, then you can add dry wine along with some sugar. You can also use apple or grape juice in the...

Yes, red wine can be used as an alternative to red wine vinegar in most of the recipes. ... for emulsification or where recipe requires vinegar’s higher acidity. You can also combine red wine with white vinegar and use in place of red wine vinegar. ...

Shiraz is a wine that can be made as a dry wine and as a sweet wine. It is spicy red wine with different flavors. A wine is called dry wine when all the sugar is fermented and there is no residue left in the final product. (Wine, Shiraz) ...

Yes, burgundy is a wine. Burgundy wine is a wine made in the Burgundy region in eastern France. It is considered to be the most delicious wines in the world. (Wine, Burgundy) ...

A wine carafe is a kind of vessel used to hold and serve wine. It is made with glass or metal. Wine carafe can also be used to eliminate sediments from the wine and to aerate wine before serving. (Wine, Icewine) ...

Cabernet sauvignon isbasically a red wine grape varieties. (Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon) ...

Beaujolais Nouveau is the light bodied cabernet sauvignon wine. (Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon) ...

A magnum can hold upto 1.5 litres of wine. Magnum wine bottle is a wine bottle made of glass (Wine, Icewine) ...

No, shiraz cabernet sauvignon is not a white wine. It is a red wine. (Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon) ...

Port wine is a sweet, red wine served as a dessert wine. It is produced from grapes and more like a taste of burgundy. It has high alcohol contents than other wines. (Wine, Burgundy) ...

Burgundy wine a kind of wine made in the Burgundy region in eastern France. Red wines are made from Pinot Noir grapes and white wines are made from chardonnay grapes. (Wine, Burgundy) ...

Moscato wine is an Italian sparkling wine that has a floral aroma and a sweet taste. Mark Middlebrook sells and writes about moscato wine for Paul Marcus Wines in Oakland, California. (Wine, Moscato) ...

Cooking wine is not good to drink as it contains high amounts of salt and other preservatives. Cooking wine is meant for cooking purposes only.The taste of the cooking wine will be entirely different from that of normal wine. (Wine, Icewine) ...

There are 100 calories in a glass of sweet red wine (Drinkware, Wine glass) ...

One glass of wine is equal to 8 ounces (Drinkware, Wine glass) ...

There are 77 calories in one glass of white wine (Drinkware, Wine glass) ...

There are 83 calories in a glass of red wine (Drinkware, Wine glass) ...

Hock wine glass is a tall stemmed glass which is used to serve white wine. It has a small bowl to capture the aroma of the wine. (Drinkware, Wine glass) ...

How to serve sparkling wine Place the sparkling wine in Place the sparkling wine in chilled bucket for 30 minutes. Never try to shake the bottle as this will form bubbles in it and destroy the flavor of wine. Serve it in tall tulip shaped glasses...

No, dolcetto syrah is not a white wine. Dolcetoo syrah is a red wine which is sweet in taste. This wine is magenta in color and has the aroma of ripe raspberries. Dolcetto wines are well known for black cherry and licorice flavors. It is considered to be a...

Sherry vinegar is vinegar made from sherry while wine vinegar is vinegar made from red or white wine. Wine vinegar has lower acidity compared to sherry wine. Sherry vinegar is sweeter than wine vinegars. (Wine, Icewine) ...

You can bottle homemade wine after five weeks since you started making wine. For the first week you need to leave the wine for fermentation and then you can leave the wine for second fermentation for at least one month. So you can bottle the wine only after 5...

Percentage of alcohol in wine depends on the size of the bottle. For example, a 750ml bottle of 13% wine contains 9.75units of alcohol. (Wine, Icewine) ...

Yes, chardonnay is a dry wine. Chardonnay is a green skinned grape variety used to make white wine. It is believed to be originated in Burgundy wine region of eastern France. (Wine, Chardonnay) ...

Syrah or Shiraz is a dark skinned grape used to produce powerful red wines. It can be a blended wine, and Syrah or Shiraz wines enjoy great popularity throughout the world. (Wine, Syrah) ...

Muscat wines go well with many foods including meats, fries, sandwiches, pasta and salads. It is served as table wine in Chile and Italy and as a dessert wine in California. (Wine, Muscat) ...

Ice wine is a German wine which prepared from frozen grapes. Ice wine is a fruity dessert wine with a nice sweet taste. The first ice wine was born in 1794 and that too accidentally. In those times, ice wine was called winter wine. This wine remained the best...

You can measure the height of wine bottles in terms of volume. For example, Piccolo wine bottle can hold upto 0.1875 litres of wine and thus considered to be small in size. (Wine, Icewine) ...

Wine tasting terms can be confusing to those of you who are learning how to taste wine. Wines are generally graded on acidity, aroma, balance, body, finish, sweetness, etc. For a complete list of wine tasting terms, log on to ...

A magnum is a terminology used in wine measurements. Two standard bottles of wine are equivalent to a magnum of wine. Since, the standard wine bottles usually weight 750 ml, a magnum of wine is equivalent to 1.5 liters of the wine. (Drinkware, Wine...

Wine stoppers are mainly used to seal the wine bottle in order to prevent the oxidation and spoilage. Vaccum wine stoppers helps in holding vaccum seal. Some decorative wine stoppers include a chain attached to the top of the stopper. The other types of wine...

Merlot is a wine which should not be served cold. When served at 65 F is tastes best. (Wine, Merlot) ...

For a wedding of 150 people, you can order 2 cases of wine. It depends on the quantity of other drinks too. (Wine, Icewine) ...

One barrel contain 25 cases or 300 750ml of wine bottles. (Wine, Icewine) ...

Bitch is a grenache wine from the Barossa Valley of South Australia. A bitch grenache wine is red wine that is characteristically low in tannins with a dark, fruity flavor with the scent ... which is at the high end of the scale for wines. (Wine,...

Tempranillo wine is a full-bodied red wine, made from Tempranillo grapes. Tempranillo wines ... The wines are ruby red in colour, with aromas and flavors of berries, plum, tobacco, vanilla, leather and herb. (Wine, Tempranillo) ...

Moscato wine is an exotic wine from Muscat the region in the Middle East country ... wine cake. Here is the same : http://republic.barefootwine.com/recipes/view/barefoot-moscato-wine-cake-2/ (Wine, Moscato) ...

Shingleback shiraz wine is made by Shingleback Wine Pty Ltd, Australia. Here is more information : Shingleback Wine Pty Ltd P.O. Box 811 McLAREN VALE SA 5171 Phone: 08 8323 7388 Fax: 08 8323 7336 Email: wine (Wine, Shiraz) ...

Some famous white wine varieties include Gewurtztraminer, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio / Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, etc. For a detailed description of these wines, visit http://wine.about.com/od/typesofwhitewines/Types_of_White_Wines.htm ...

Yes, ice wine contains sulphites. Sulphites are types of salt that helps prevent wine from oxidation and prevents getting the wine spoiled. Sulphites develop during the yeast fermentation process and are present up to some degree in all types of wines. ...

Wine tasting parties are a good way for friends to get together and at the same time getting an excellent opportunity to taste different types of wine. In order to organize a wine tasting party, one would obviously require a variety of wines, wine tasting...

Vintage, in wine-making, is Vintage , in wine-making, is the process of picking grapes, harvesting and creating the finished wine. A vintage wine is one which is made from grapes that were all, or primarily, grown and harvested in a single...

Frizzante wine is a kind of wine which has small bubbles. This wine is considered to be less effervescent than champagne. The most common varieties of Frizzante wines are Lambrusco, Gavi, Vinho Verde and Moscato d’Asti. Frizzante wines are available in...

In a sparkling wine, there are elevated levels of the gas called carbon dioxide and this gives the wine a fizzy appearance and a carbonated taste. Sparkling wines are available in several flavors. One of the commonest examples of sparkling wines is the...

One fifth of wine is the standard amount of wine contained in a bottle, which is equal to 25.6 liquid ounces. An average sized glass of wine holds four ounces of liquid. Thus, we can conclude that a fifth of wine will contain a little more than just six...

One standard drink of wine should be equal to 5 ounces and the standard size of the wine bottle is equal to 750 ml. That makes a bottle of wine capable of holding 25 ounces of wine. Thus, one bottle of wine can yield around five standard drinks. ...

In a standard bottle of wine, which measures 750 ml, there is enough liquid for pouring into five glasses of wine. One glass of wine is equivalent to a serving of alcohol. Thus, it can be easily said that if you buy one bottle of wine, you can serve 5 people...

Merlot wine glasses have a large bowl design for the purpose that the wine receives adequate amount of air. The exposure of the wine to the air causes oxidation and chemical reactions. Therefore over exposure to the air may result in the wine to turn bad....

All types of red wine are made by growing and processing red (or black) grapes. The wine ... factors. Some of the most prominent types of red wine are: Cabernet Franc, Caberner Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, etc. For a complete list and...

On an average there is 1 gram of sugar in an 8 ounce glass of wine. However, this varies depending on the type of wine in question. (Drinkware, Wine glass) ...

Carbohydrates content in wine differs from wine to wine. For example, dry red wine has 0.5grams of carbohydrates, dry white wine has 0.8 grams, medium white wine has 3.9 grams, sparkling white wine has 1.6 grams, sweet white wine has 6.8 grams and rose has...

Here are 10 great ideas for a gift for a wine lover: chocolate covered wine, St. Supery's Élu and Virtú Napa Valley Gift Pack, Wine Clubs, Wine Reading and magazines, Napa Style décor, Gift Certificates, Favorite Bottle of Wine, Wine Gift Baskets,...

The wine carafes, in which wines are stored, come in an array of multiple shapes and sizes. Thus, these wine carafes have different capacities and hold various ounces of wine. One bottle of wine contains 24.5 oz and 4 six oz glasses per wine bottle. In many...

One barrel of wine has a capacity to hold 60 gallons of wine. That means a barrel of wine is capable of holding 300 wine bottles, each bottle being 750 ml in volume. Thus, these same sized 300 bottles of wine fill up some 25 total cases of wine. This is the...

Wine usually store up good for a maximum of three days, after it is opened. However, once the bottle of the red wine is opened, the atmospheric oxygen softens the wine flavors and aromas. This causes the wine to become sour. The same is true for red wines....

Yes, Bordeaux wine is good for cooking. The wine is excellent to cook with beef, lamb, grilled veal, game such as pheasant, poultry such as grilled turkey. Bordeaux lends a sweet flavor to the sauce and a nice red color too. (Wine, Bordeaux) ...

Yes, chardonnay wine should be chilled before serving but not at the temperature you are freezing. 50-55 degree F temperature should be fine to drink chardonnay wine. (Wine, Chardonnay) ...

A Bordeaux wine is a wine produced in the Bordeaux region of France. It is made by 10,000 chateaux or producers from the grapes of 13,000 grape growers. (Wine, Bordeaux) ...

Yes, dolcetto syrah wine can be chilled. It is actually best served when it is chiiled. You can chill dolcetto syrah wine at the temperature of 50degreeF to 60degreeF. (Wine, Dolcetto) ...

Argento pinot grigio is a wine made from pinot grigio grapes of the Italian type from Mendoza in Argentina It is a light, fresh and intense wine. It is pale yellow in colour. (Wine, Pinot Grigio) ...

Yes, merlot wines are typically served chilled. They are placed in a champagne bucket filled with ice and served. Merlot wines may also be made to sit in this bucket for half an hour for being served. (Wine, Merlot) ...

The amount of resveratrol depends on the type of the wine. For example, one litre of Beringer Founders Cap red wine contains around 39 milligrams of resveratrol. Resveratrol is a kind of antioxidant which is found in many plants. (Wine, Icewine) ...

Wine growing area of the Barossa valley is in the Australia country. The Barossa valley is north east of Adelaide, South Australia. Barossa valley is the major wine producing region of South Australia. (Wine, Icewine) ...

Chardonnay wine should be served slightly chilled at the fridge temperature of around 15degrees C. You can also enjoy the chardonnay wine at the normal room temperature. best served cold (Wine, Chardonnay) ...

Cabernet sauvignon is recognized as the red wine grape varieties. It smells like black currants. It is the most sought after red wine on the market. From pennies to pounds, this wine has a great attention around the globe from winemakers, drinkers and buyers....

Natura chardonnay is not a heavy wine, it€™s an easy drinking wine perfectly suits to wine lovers who like clean and smooth drink with little to no oak. Natura chardonnay is a very basic and simple drink retailed at around $11 per bottle. (Wine,...

Chardonnay is drier than pinot grigio. Pinot grigio is sweet. (Wine, Chardonnay) ...

A glass of chardonnay wine measuring 4 fl oz approximately contains 90 calories. Dinking one glass of wine everyday day is good for a healthy heart. However drinking a wine every night is a definite no no. (Wine, Chardonnay) ...

Since zinfandel is a white wine that does not have a very deep taste to it, the wine does last long even after it is opened. It does not lose much of its taste and flavor unlike the red wines which can turn into vinegar if not consumed at the earliest once a...

The calories in Moscato wine vary with varieties and most of the calories come from carbs. Here is the list of the same : Sutter Home Moscato Wine (1 oz) calories: 25 Moscato Wine (1 oz) calories: 34 Sutter Home Moscato (1 serving) calories: 127 ...

Merlots are red and dry wines and not essentially sweet. However there are certain varieties in merlot wines that contain sweetness along with acidic levels. Hungarian variety of merlot known as Egri Médoc Noir is the typical sweet and acidic wine. ...

Shiraz is a variety of red wine made from the Shiraz grapes native to the Rhone valley in France. It is a warm temperature wine as it is served in warm temperature between 60°F to 65°F. They are also smooth and dry wines. (Wine, Shiraz) ...

Merlot is a considered to be a dry red wine. It falls in the category of classic dry wines. It has a wonderful mouth feel and spicy flavor. During the fermentation of merlot there are no residue sugars left in the final products, which is why it is called dry...

Yes, it will be okay out of refrigerator but try to finish it off within 2-3 days. You can chill burgundy wine in the refrigerator. (Wine, Burgundy) ...

No, champagne is not stronger than wine. It is believed that both are of same strength but the bubbles of champagne acts faster and makes one tipsy in less time. (Wine, Champagne) ...

Though I don€™t know exactly, but I think saam mountain chenin blanc is a white wine. (Wine, Chenin Blanc) ...

Shiraz and syrah are both names of same red wine produced from dark-skinned grape. It is native to the Rhone region in France. (Wine, Shiraz) ...

You can use red wine instead of sherry in recipes. Along with red wine you need to add 1 tsp of sugar per cup of wine in the recipe. Red wine is not an excellent substitute of sherry in recipes. Instead of red wine, you can use 1-2 tsp of vanilla extract or 2...

To savor a glass of wine it takes about 3-4 hours (Drinkware, Wine glass) ...

A wine glass is a stemware made of glass. Depending on the wine type, different types of wine glasses in various shapes and sizes. A wine glass has three parts - the bowl, stem and the foot. The right way to hold the wine glass is by its stem. A wine glass...

Wine cellar is a room or place, usually a cabinet, that stores wine bottles. A cellar is a cool dark place with enough humidity and ensures that the wine is protected from sunlight and other climatic conditions. Temperature/heat, light and dryness spoils the...

A wine list is a menu of different wines that are available for tasting as well as purchasing. The rates are usually mentioned against the wines listed in the menu. This kind of a wine list is not only available in there restaurants, but also in wineries and...

Wine glass charms are the accessories attached to the stems of wine glasses. They come in different shapes, sizes and colors and themes. The wine glass charms are a way to personalize wine glasses, ... to identify different wine glasses during wine tasting...

The ideal temperature for wine is different for different wines. While the white wines are best tasting when they are chilled, different wines require different temperatures. Usually the temperature range for white wines range from 66° 19° F to 41° 5° F....

In one barrel of wine, there are 60 gallons of wine. If you assume that the barrel will be needed to be filled up with 750 ml bottles of wine, then the barrel will able to hold up 300 such bottles. Thus, it can be concluded that a barrel of wine will contain...

Unopened wine can be kept in good condition for several months. However, the only thing of concern is the taste of the wine. While the wine may not be harmful to drink after few months of purchase as it will keep on ageing, the fact is, the taste of the wine...

A salmanazar is a special kind of a wine bottle. A salamanzar wine bottle has the capacity to hold as much as 9 liters of wine. A standard wine bottle has the capacity to hold 750 ml of wine. Therefore, a salmanzar has the capacity to hold the same quantity...

In a 750 ml bottle of wine, the number of calories that is contained in it, very much depends on the composition of the wine. Not every wine is made with the same ingredients. Thus, even when the wine has the same volume, the calorie content may differ from...

Wine merchant is someone who sources, stocks and sells wine. He/she is supposed to have a good knowledge about the various wines, weather they are vintage or not, how old are they and also about which wine is premium and which isin't. (Wine) ...

The duration of the fermentation process determines how much sugar will be produced in a particular wine. Thus, you can well make out that sugar content of different wines vary. The standard red table wine generally has a sugar content of 1.09 grams per 6 oz...

Also where can I order 5 gallons of muscadine berries out of season? will take frozen. For 100% grape juice For 100% grape juice concentrate, it is often 3-4 qts of water; however, you may please cross check with other sources too. (alcohol,...

In one bottle of wine, five glasses of wine can be accommodated. One bottle of wine is equivalent to 25.4 ounces. Thus, to fill up an empty standard bottle of wine, you will need 5 five ounce glasses of wine. However, if the glass is of 5 oz, then you will...

Wine in boxes come in three different quantities, because of three different sizes of the boxes. A box containing 1.5 liter of wine will contain ten 5 ounces servings of wine. In the same way, a 3 liter wine box will yield 20 glasses or servings of wine. So,...

A 1.5 liter wine bottle is also known as magnum. A magnum or a 1.5 liter bottle of wine will contain 12 glasses of wine, with every serving being more than 4 oz. Wine bottles come in fourteen different sizes and these range from the split glasses, which are...

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