Grapevines first arrived in South Africa in 1655 when the Dutch East India Company founded Cape Town and planted vineyards for the crew to take on their long ocean voyages.
India Wines And Governor Simon van der Stel established his Constantia estate in 1685 and soon after his sweet Vin de Constance, based on the Muscat grape variety, was being exported, and it became the darling of Europe's courts.
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Last Thursday, Governor Bob McDonnell announced Lovingston Winery’s 2009 Josie’s Knoll Estate Reserve Meritage will be part of the case, which is made up of the 12 highest scoring wines in this year’s Governor’s Cup.
Wine In India “We were very, very pleased to get the gold medal and be included in the case,” said Ed Puckett, Lovingston Winery’s owner.
India Wines The wine also was awarded a gold medal, given to wines that received 90 to 100 points in the competition judging.
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Wines From India Making its debut May 9-12, 2013, the Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival has rolled out its website and is adding events to the schedule. Check back with Patch to find out when tickets are on sale.
India Wine The Martha's Vineyard Wine Festival brings winemakers, chefs and foodies together at a series of events in both public eateries and private homes, according to the ?festival website?, which went live earlier this month.
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Many California wineries contribute to charitable causes. Proprietors donate wine to charity auctions or pour their wines at fundraising events. However, some take it a step farther.
Wine Business In India Colby Red, for example, was a wine created to raise money for heart-related charities; the profits from Ehlers Estate in the Napa Valley fund cardiovascular research. Some other wineries donate percentages of sales to causes such as breast cancer or animal rescue.
Wines From India which invests in wineries and hotels around the world -- is perhaps better known in wine circles as the former owner of Screaming Eagle, the mother of all Napa Valley cult cabernets. He sold his interest in Screaming Eagle to his business partner, Stan Kroenke, in 2009 in an amicable parting of the ways.
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