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February 19, 2011

Wine Lovers Rejoice…..

A vintage wine makes the perfect gift for the anniversaries, decade birthdays or long employment service. I was asked by one of our listeners how to give the gif of wine or spirits so here are some t

Four wine types, known for their ability to age well, are particularly suited to give as anniversary wine gifts: Port, Madeira, Armagnac, and Sauterne.
In addition, there are also the famous red table wines and Champagnes specifically made to last for 20 years or more. Single malt scotch whiskies age particularly well too.
The vintage, defined as the grape harvest of a specific year is required by wine laws to be made using 95 percent of the grapes grown that year. Wines made from grapes harvested from several years are called "non-vintage."
It’s best to take expert advice when purchasing wines or spirits so consult your local fine wine merchant.

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