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Characteristics of the Best Wines

Characteristics of the Best Wines

August 26, 2016 4:34 am Published by

Join a wine club to discover the best wines. Deciding which are the best wines in Napa or any other wine-growing region is very much a matter of personal taste. Some people like red wines, while others prefer white. Some people prefer greater fruitiness, greater acidity or more tannins. Still, there are certain general rules most people agree on. The best wines are complex and intense, with connoisseurs able to detect a variety of aromas in the nose and flavors in the taste and finish. Fruit flavors tend to predominate, but spices, flowers, chocolate, tobacco and even leather, earth and... View Article

Running the Best Vineyards in Napa is a Lot of Work

July 26, 2016 5:19 pm Published by

The best vineyards in Napa Running one of the best vineyards in Napa is a lot of work. A vineyard is a farm, and farming is already famous for being hard work. In addition, the winemaker must match the right variety of grape to their particular terroir and choose just the right moment to harvest the grapes — the margin for error is much lower than when harvesting, say, corn. And every piece of equipment used at a winery that comes into contact with the must needs to be kept surgically clean and sterile — the sugar-rich must that sustains... View Article

The Best Vineyards in Napa

May 24, 2016 8:59 am Published by

How the best wines of Napa Valley are grown To find the best wines in Napa Valley, wine connoisseurs judge wines on appearance, aroma, body, taste and finish. The wine should be clear and brilliant, with the proper color and a complex, intense aroma. The weight and texture of it in the mouth is nearly as important as the flavor, which should be well balanced with recognizable notes of flavor. Its aftertaste should linger pleasantly in the mouth after it has been swallowed. The best vineyards in Napa Valley match different varieties of grape to their particular soil and microclimate to... View Article