Wine Barrel

(559)434-1057 1105 East Champlain Drive
Fresno, CA 93720-4223
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  • Definition burákWine was the traditional name for a partially fermented must made in Moravia and Bohemia from local grapes.Wine law specifies indicators where Burák may be served to the consumer. It may thus be called only products made from grapes originating in Bohemia and Moravia. Into circulation, it may only be made during the period from 1... Read More

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  • Barrel Axe Zinfandel California 2013

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    Wine review by Jack Tone


  • Dear Friends of Wine,Moravian wines losts on Region ´s map. Moravia, it is part of the Czech Republic. Production  of wine is low.Wine production is small, but there is a lot of interest relating to wine. The history of wine growing dates back to the Roman era. Look at www.winetraveling.eu. Begins burák- specialty Moravia - photo.Wendy Havirova Read More

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  • We've explored the relationship between music and wine in the past, focusing on the interaction between music and the wine drinking experience.  Some experts have devoted hours to understanding how certain types of music can affect the way a wine tastes as it rolls over the palate while Led Zeppelin rumbles in the background.  A new story from V... Read More

    From the article Mozart, Merlot & the Influence of Classical Music on Winemaking


  • EM - Congratulations on breaking that streak; this one sounds delicious, but you wouldn't know that from looking at the label.  What food did you pair it with?Today Sandra and I decided to head out into the country and check out a winery (Muse Vineyards) that won the much sought after Virginia Governor's Cup for 2015 (decided in Feb this year) -... Read More

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  • Hi Lefty,OK, calling GREGT!!!  He would be just the guy to get into the intricate details of Chardonnay fermentation/aging.  Maybe he'll even get into sur lie aging!   But basically, some Chards start fermentation in SS, and then are finished in oak barrels.  Several factors figure in to how much "oakiness" will impart to the wine- time, type of... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Unoaked vs Oaked Chardonnay


  • James it's not an elementary question. Originally oak barrels were used for storage. There was no such thing as stainless steel a thousand years ago. Oak was used for ships to keep water out, so why not for barrels to keep water in? To bend the oak staves into the round shape, the wood is heated over a fire. Among other things, the heat creates ... Read More

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  • In defense of Oaked and Buttery Chardonnays I must say that "I like it".  I know the trend is for the unoaked stainless steel ferment to be on the rise and people are saying that they prefer it over the "Other kind". That may be the trend but the Oaked and Buttery varieties are still my favorites although the unoaked brands are ok also.So in fin... Read More

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  • Macon Village Reserve Collovray et Terrier 2013

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    This wine was served with the fish course at a wedding lunch I attended at the weekend.Macon Village is an AOC for white wines made from the chardonnay grape from 26 communes in the Maconnais ie. the area around the town of Macon in southern Burgundy.If all the grapes come from just one of these communes then the name of that commune may be name... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • You've probably heard of Georgian wine at some point over the past year.It makes plenty of sense – with the Old World and the New World titans now relatively well known among wine pros and vino amateurs, our collective curiosity has pushed our glasses to the tables of wine producing countries from all parts of the world.Georgia tends to be at th... Read More

    From the article Georgia on My Mind: Former Soviet State Makes Appearance on Mashable


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