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Tips for a wine date

Why do people drink wine on dates? This might be because wine symbolizes love and make the day seem more romantic. However, while on date one should be careful not to spoil it. Here are few tips to keep in mind while on the romantic date –

  • Don’t order wine by your own but ask your date what would he/she like to have.
  • Order food that pairs well with wine. You can ask for help from wine waiter on which food will compliment best with your wine
  • Do not overdo on your drinks. Drink slowly. The main purpose should be to enjoy the evening.
  • Do not overthink. Keep the conversation light and easy for both while enjoying the wine.  Let the conversation built up. And Remember –
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Wine Quote – Igniting the passion

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Wine has been used by writers to put their creative juices to action for centuries.  So, how does wine help in enhancing the creativity?

Wine lets your mind wander and help in finding the alternative solutions. It can help in searching for the solution that might have been locked or hidden in the deeper recesses of the mind.

So, the next time you are stuck on a problem, relax and take a sip of wine and let the wine work its magic!



Four prominent red grape varieties in Australia

Here are 4 prominent red grape varieties of Australia and some information on initial plantings of these grape varieties and the total plantings –

  • Shiraz – Initial plantings in late 1700’s in Australia. Total plantings of ~40,000 ha vineyards in Australia.
  • Cabernet Sauvignon – Initial plantings in mid 1800’s. There are total of ~25,000 ha vineyards in Australia.
  • Grenache – Initial plantings in 1840s. There are total of ~1,500 ha of  Grenache vineyards in Australia
  • Pinot Noir – Initial plantings in 1830s. There are total of ~5,000 ha of Pinot Noir vineyards in Australia


Other red grape varieties of Australia that are worth the mention are Mourvedre, Temperanillo and Petit Verdot.