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Toni Wine

Toni Wine (born June 4, 1947 in Washington Heights, New York City, United States) is an American pop music songwriter, who wrote songs for such artists as The Mindbenders ("A Groovy Kind of Love"), Tony Orlando and Dawn ("Candida"), Elvis Presley, and Checkmates, Ltd. ("Black Pearl") in the late 1960s and 1970s. Wine also sang the female vocals for the cartoon music group The Archies, most notably on their #1 hit song "Sugar, Sugar" (singing the line, "I'm gonna make your life so sweet.") However,... read more

Anakena (wine)

Anakena is a privately owned winery based in the Alto Cachopoal area of the Rapel Valley in Chile. It produces a variety of styles.==Overview==Vina Anakena was founded by Felipe Ibáñez and childhood friend, Jorge Gutiérrez, in 1999. Anakena currently owns over 400 hectares of vineyards (155 hectares in Cachapoal Valley, 128 hectares in Leyda in the San Antonio Valley, 70 hectares in Cerro Ninquén in the Colchagua Valley, and 70 hectares in Las Cabras, near the Peumo area) producing 400,000... read more

Vouvray (wine)

A sparkling Vouvray made from Chenin blancVouvray is a French region of the Loire Valley located in the Touraine district just east of the city of Tours in the commune of Vouvray. The ''Appellation d'origine contrôlée'' (AOC) is dedicated almost exclusively to Chenin blanc though the obscure and minor grape Arbois is permitted but rarely used.T. Stevenson ''The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia'' pg 210 Dorling Kindersley 2005 ISBN 0-7566-1324-8Wine production in this area is highly variable and dependent... read more

Yesterday's Wine

''Yesterday's Wine'' is a 1971 concept album by country singer Willie Nelson. In the early stages of his contract with RCA Victor, Nelson had no significant hits. By 1970, his recordings had reached mid-chart positions. Nelson lost the money from his song-writing royalties by financing unsuccessful tours that did not generate significant profits. In addition to the problems with his career, Nelson had problems in his personal life. He had divorced his wife, Shirley Collie, and his ranch in Tennessee... read more

Mendoza wine

Mendoza Province is one of Argentina's most important wine regions, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the country's entire wine production. Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at some of the highest altitudes in the world, with the average site located above sea level. The principal wine producing areas fall into two main departments-Maipú and Luján, which includes Argentina's first delineated appellation established in 1993... read more

Mexican wine

Grapes during pigmentation in Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California. Mexican wine and wine making began with the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century, when they brought vines from Europe to modern day Mexico, the oldest wine-growing region in the Americas. Although there were indigenous grapes before the Spanish conquest, the Spaniards found that Spanish grapevines also did very well in the colony of New Spain (Mexico) and by the 17th century wine exports from Spain to the New World fell. In... read more

Sancerre (wine)

Sancerre is a French wine ''Appellation d'origine contrôlée or AOC for wine produced in the area of Sancerre in the eastern part of the Loire valley, southeast of Orléans. Almost all of the appellation lies on the left bank of the Loire, opposite Pouilly-Fumé. It is well regarded for and primarily associated with Sauvignon blanc.E. Asimov ''""'' New York Times, April 15th, 2009 Some Pinot noir is also grown,J. Ray ''"'' The Telegraph, January 28th, 2009 accounting for around 20% of the region's... read more

Wine cave

Wine caves are subterranean structures for the storage and aging of wine. They are an integral component of the wine industry worldwide. The design and construction of wine caves represents a unique application of underground construction techniques.The storage of wine underground offers the benefits of energy efficiency and optimum use of limited land area. Wine caves naturally provide both high humidity and cool temperatures, which are key to the storage and aging of wine.==History==The history... read more

French wine

French wines are usually made to accompany food.Vineyards in Vosne-Romanée in Burgundy, a village that is the source of some of France's most expensive wines.Château Pichon Longueville Baron in Bordeaux corresponds well to the traditional image of a prestigious French château, but in reality, French wineries come in all sizes and shapes.French wine is produced all throughout France, in quantities between 50 and 60 million hectolitres per year, or 7–8 billion bottles. France is one... read more

Port wine

Port wine (also known as Vinho do Porto, and usually simply port) is a produced exclusively in the in the of .Porter, Darwin & Danforth Price (2000) ''Frommer's Portugal'' 16th ed. IDG Books Worldwide, Inc. ISBN 0-02-863601-5 It is typically a , red wine, often served as a , though it also comes in dry, semi-dry, and white varieties. Fortified wines in the style of port are also produced outside Portugal, most notably in , and the . Under guidelines, only the product from Portugal may be labelled... read more

Eating London Tours

Eating London Tours offers a walking tour in the East End neighborhood of London, England. The company was started in 2011 by Kenny Dunn—a Philadelphia native and former UN World Food Program Officer. Dunn moved to Europe in 2008 and started his first food tour venture in Rome, Italy. Eating Italy Food Tours was launched. After two years, the company expanded into the East End of London.==Overview==Eating London Food Tours has received international coverage and has been featured in ''The Huffington... read more

Pat's Uninteresting Tours

Pat's Uninteresting Tours was a series of themed route bus tours that offered an alternative to the usual sightseeing tours. Taking passengers on a four-hour comedy excursion to downmarket locations it operated in Sydney, Australia during the mid to late 1980s.The premise was to conduct paying passengers on a bus and expose them to ordinary situations in incongruous contexts - actively avoiding normal tourist attractions and visiting uninteresting sites. These included wine tasting at a rubbish tip,... read more

Château des Tours

The Château des Tours is a château in the commune of Montagne in the Gironde department in the Aquitane region of south-western France. ==History=="The Château de Montagne does not go beyond the 14th century. At that time it had three towers: one had a polygonal interior and was the dungeon, and the others were circular flanking an oblong building on the east and west corners of its south face; then, at the same corners on the north face, there are sentry boxes with Corbels. The oldest part is... read more

Berengar of Tours

Berengar of Tours (c. 999 – 6 January 1088) was a 11th century theologian and Archdeacon of , a scholar whose leadership of the set an example of intellectual inquiry through the revived tools of that was soon followed at s of Laon and Paris, and who disputed with the Church leadership over the doctrine of in the .==Biography==Berengar of Tours was born perhaps at , probably in the early years of the 11th century. His education began in the school of Bishop , who represented the traditional... read more

Eating Italy Food Tours

Eating Italy Food Tours offers food and cultural walking tours in Rome, Italy. The company was founded in 2011 by Kenny Dunn—a Philadelphia native and former UN World Food Program Officer who moved to Italy in 2008.Eating Italy Food Tours has received international coverage and has been featured in national and regional newspapers, such as Germany’s ''DW'', Sweden’s ''Dagens Nyheter'', Denmark’s ''Fredag'', Israel’s ''Yedioth Ahronoth'', India’s ''The Telegraph'', and Canada’s ''The... read more

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