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Mavrud: The great rise after the fall
Wine & Spirits

Mavrud: The great rise after the fall

Mavrud Grape Considered the most valued grape varietal in Bulgaria, Mavrud is quickly gaining international recognition too. These wines are generally admired for its tannin

State Crustacean of Oregon; Dungeness Crab
Wine & Spirits

State Crustacean of Oregon; Dungeness Crab

Oregon Crab In 2009, a school in Oregon succeeded in lobbying for and naming-what’s essentially Washington grown; as their state crustacean. School children in West

Ribera del Duero Wines
Wine & Spirits

Ribera del Duero Wines

Ribera del Duero Ribera del Duero is known to be one of the most important wine regions in Castilla y Leon which is located in

North and Southern Rhône Soils
Wine & Spirits

North and Southern Rhône Soils

The Rhône Valley is arguably one of the most admired regions of the world.  Although it is classified as a single region, the difference between

Rioja Wines
Wine & Spirits

Rioja Wines

Rioja and its sub-regions Rioja is a wine region located in Spain, with DOCa status. Rioja is subdivided into three regions, Rioja Alta, Rioja Oriental,

Tokaji Essencia
Wine & Spirits

Tokaji Essencia throughout history

Tokaji Essencia – or commonly known throughout history – the wines of the kings. Tokaji is considered the rarest and richest wine in Hungary and

Trunk disease
Pathogens

Trunk disease: What is it really?

New Diseases, Same Problems The art of growing and making wine is tough enough. But most wine producers also have to deal with pests, diseases