The Mountain Times

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  • Labeling regional wine is highly regulated by not consistent internationally

    Columns  > Wine Experiments

    AVA stands for American Viticultural Area and designates wine grape growing areas in the US, similar to regulations in other parts of the world such as French appellations of origin (AOC) or the Italian IGT (Indicazione Geog ...

  • Winemaking requires patience and vision

    Columns  > Wine Experiments

    Making wine is a little like predicting the future. It takes years for the vines to mature and bear fruit after planting. And once the wine is made and the vintage completed, that's it! Whatever the harvest, however many bot ...

  • Blended Wines

    New wine lovers soon come across the concept of blended wines. At the basic level, there are two types of wine, 'blended' or 'varietal'. Varietal wines are made from a single grape variety, while blended wines are made using ...

  • Summer Wines

     As we celebrate the independence of our nation this weekend, many pull out the BBQ for the 'official' start of the summer season. Whether you need to dust off the old grill or whether it's already out in use for a whil ...