Wine Blog

Wine to Share, Wine to Store Away

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Uncategorized, Wine Blog | 0 comments

There are many types of wine available to share and drink. In fact, each varietal of wine has a specific characteristic and taste that can be paired with a type of food (for example, generic pairings of red wine and red meat and white wine and fish/chicken is very common). Master winemakers also blend certain varietals of wine, such as 55% Merlot and 45% Petite Syrah. However, like any drink or food, there is no consensus on what is considered the best wine and what is preferred is up to the taste of the drinker. However, there are many common varietals of wine that can be shared or stored...

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Miles Wine Glass Painting Class Is A Success….More Fun To Come!

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Blog, Events, Featured, Finger Lakes Accommodations, Finger Lakes Getaway, Wine Blog | 0 comments

We are delighted to announce that ,with a “Sold Out” class, our June 24th Miles Wine Cellars- Wine Glass Painting Class was a huge sucess!!! Attendees enjoyed a complimentary glass of wine while painting their master pieces.    Instructor Christine Huggler-Wyant was delighted that everyone left happy and feeling sucessful.  A  retired Pre-Kindergarten Teacher; with a love for art;Christine’s goal is that every enjoys their time with her during the class. No one at our class came with any previous expereince or claims they have any artistic ability, yet we beg to differ...

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Why We Have Blended Wines

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog, Wine Blog | 0 comments

While a budding wine enthusiast may dismiss wine blends as diluted, muddied or less desirable than pure varietals, they can in fact be a wonderful way to understand and enjoy the characteristics of different varieties of grapes. Blends can be a valuable addition to your wine collection because, when it is done right, a high end blending is able to create a more complex and enjoyable wine. Blending can change and enhance the flavor, texture, color, body, finish, and aroma of a wine by combining grapes with differing qualities in varying proportions. The strengths of each grape can be combined...

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Io and the Vineyards

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Featured, Uncategorized, Wine Blog | 0 comments

Io decided that this morning was the perfect morning to stroll out to the vineyards.  She was hopeful that she would start to see a little green on those lovely vines that she so enjoys at Miles Wine Cellars.  However she has to report that even though it has been warmer out then the last few months, there is not any green showing through.  She is hopeful that it will begin to show in the next few weeks if the weather continues to stay...

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Do You Blush When You Drink Blush Wine?

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Wine Blog | 0 comments

A light and delicate wine can add color to the face and flavor to the tongue, and some people question if a person can ask Do You Blush When You Drink Blush Wine? This wine is often considered the best by many wine enthusiasts. It can lift the drinker’s level of well being during the partaking of dinner festivities, or it may be poured during the serving of desserts. The wine purchaser will be able to use this delightful drink during the serving of a wide range of meal choices. The consumer will have to make the hard decision about which brand of wine will best suit the occasion. There...

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Wine Can Increase Your Good Cholesterol

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 in Blog, Wine Blog | 3 comments

Wine Can Increase Your Good Cholesterol

Cholesterol is an important measurement in managing health, protecting the heart, and preventing chronic health conditions. There are several types of cholesterol – the most significant numbers that your primary care provider will be concerned with are the total cholesterol, low density liproprotein (LDL) cholesterol, high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and the triglycerides. LDL and triglycerides are considered the “bad cholesterol” and HDL is considered “good cholesterol.” The LDL cholesterol in excess can accumulate and build up into the vessel lining creating plaques that narrow...

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