Wine seasons fine foods and kindles delight in dining pleasures. Wine can be
served with friends and or family for dinner, lunch, and even with dessert.
There are two main headings for wine--imported and domestic--red or white.
For daily use these wines are suggested.
When serving fish, pork, or other light meat white wine should be the
choice. To accompany beef, lamb and other red meats choose a red wine.
Desserts and fruits combine best with sweet, dry wine.
Dry wines tend to be less sweet. A Chablis and Riesling vary in "dryness"
according to brand and year grown.
All sweet white wines, champagnes and sparkling wines, should be
thoroughly chilled. When it is served it is drunk cooled or chilled. The sweeter
the wine the longer it will take to chill. Up to an hour in a refrigerator.
On the other hand red wines should be served at room temperature.
Red Burgundy may be served slightly cooler than other red wines.
Beaujolais, Arbois, Chinon and a few other red wines have body and
can be served chilled. They are the exception to the rule.
In addition to the above wines mentioned, Bordeau, Anjois, Alsace and
Rhone valley produce excellent French wines. Germany, Italy and France
have always been known for their wine.In America there are many vineyards.
Check the Internet for your state or area to see what wines are produced.
The state of Maine has a number of wineries that people might not even
There is a huge variety of wine available at supermarkets, your big box stores,
[ Sam's, Costco, BJs,] even stores like Walmart and Kmart. Not counting the
grocery and many convenience stores too. When purchasing wine it is very
important to read the label. The label gives you the type, variety, and flavor.
One thing that is essential information on the label is the GRADE . The higher
the rating the better the wine. Ratings over 80 are recommended.
The label is also useful in giving you the region it comes from as well as
"pairings", meaning, the choices, or choice of food that will go best with the
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Now, here in America we have vineyards that produce great wines.