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Q: I received a bottle of sweet red wine as a gift, and while I do love red wine, I usually prefer the dry and spicy types. I don't want to throw it out but I'd really rather not drink it. Are there any recipes, food or beverage, that could use this sweet wine without being too...sweet?
According to Nielsen data, 55% of U.S. wine consumers are women. So a greater awareness of this fact in wine marketing is indeed a good thing. But do we need overtly "girly" labels to ostensibly appeal to this market – labels that sometimes border on the ridiculous or even insulting? What do you think?
I am so in love with the
wines from the Languedoc. Not only is the Languedoc one of France’s oldest wine
regions, dating back over two thousand years, it is also the source of some of
the best value French wines you can find, and an exciting hotbed of innovative
Q: My daughter was born last year (2012) and I've been thinking it would be special to buy a 2012 wine to give to her on her 21st birthday. The problem is, I have no idea what a good 2012 wine would be and even if it would age well in 20-ish years. Can your readers help?