John H. Isacs

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Summer freshening cucumbers and wines - Taste in China
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Summer freshening cucumbers and wines

One wine style not only pairs wonderfully with many members of the Cucurbitaceae family, but also sometimes exhibits subtle aromas of cucumbers.
Toast to hygiene and good health - Taste in China
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Toast to hygiene and good health

Hygiene in winemaking differs from other food industries as the product itself is far less prone to cause food-borne diseases or outbreaks.
Titanic toast to Champagne - Taste in China
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Titanic toast to Champagne

Elite Champagnes are still the best bubbles in the world, but modern consumers have many more options.
Fat-busting wine for healthy life - Taste in China
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Fat-busting wine for healthy life

A glass of wine or other alcohol will help mitigate the absorption of sugars from starches while also facilitating digestion.
Gruner Veltliner's delicate white pepper notes tickling your nose - Taste in China
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Gruner Veltliner's delicate white pepper notes tickling your nose

While white pepper is not a common aroma or flavor found in wines, some varieties exhibit subtle notes of the spice.
Chinese chicken-friendly Chards - Taste in China
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Chinese chicken-friendly Chards

The enormous range of Chinese chicken preparations means there exists many synergistic wine companions.
Don't forget the wine with your lunchbox - Taste in China
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Don't forget the wine with your lunchbox

There's a grape variety that typifies the virtuous mindset of unheralded and unglamorous workers who do necessary and often difficult work without recognition or fame..
Wine pairing with faux meats - Taste in China
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Wine pairing with faux meats

Pairing a faux or real beef burger patty with wine is remarkably easy because there's a plethora of red wines that match beautifully with anything that tastes like ground beef.
Albarino's fresh, palate-pleasing adventure - Taste in China
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Albarino's fresh, palate-pleasing adventure

In fact, there's a Spanish variety that promotes wellness and sometimes even exudes subtle aromatic notes of aloe.
Raise a glass of Vermentino to toast spring - Taste in China
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Raise a glass of Vermentino to toast spring

Unless you're Italian, French or a wine geek, there is a decent chance you've never heard of or savored a Vermentino wine.
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