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25 Jul 14 Wine Gift Basket for Christmas at Yats Wine Cellars Philippines

This is the most exciting idea for this year's Christmas gifts for wine lovers.  Yats Wine Cellars came up with several interesting wine gift packages each with a different theme.  This is called the Connoisseur Series of Wine Gifts. Each wine gift pack of the Connoisseur Series comprises five bottles which forms a sampling lineup.  Prices range from p7,000 to p20,000 and the wines are very unique and not available anywhere in Manila.  These gifts are not only good for personal gift-giving ...

24 Jul 14 A Guide To South African Wine

South Africa is a relatively new player in the international wine world, but is increasingly producing better wine through the years. It is good at producing wine which represents good value for money whether it be a table wine or a fine wine that you are looking for.South Africa is classed as ‘New World’ but the wine that it produces is far from that. In fact it seems to bridge the gap between ‘Old World’ and ‘New World’ styles making the product that it produces one of great ...

23 Jul 14 Matching Wine and Food in the Restaurant Hospitality Trades

It used to be that people just ate their meals - no if anything they savor the time for that time spent away from the demands , hustle and bustle and troubles of today's world. It's a respite and a true enjoyable food experience rather than just a meal. Generally now a good glass of wine goes with the meal in the restaurant trades. Not everyone or anyone running a restaurant or fine dining establishment is a sommelier - a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, what general rules and tips ...

22 Jul 14 Gifts for Couples should always be a treat they can enjoy

The best way to send special greetings and warm wishes to a lovely couple is through appropriate gifts for couples. The perfect gift can add more enthusiasm, fun and romance in their married life and therefore you have to keep special points in mind while purchasing gift for them.A newly married couple loves to stay together most of the time, either experiencing romantic breaks or trying out new adventures that can add some excitement in their life. Romantic breaks gift are a very good option ...

21 Jul 14 How to Get Great Wine Offers Online

At this time of year everyone is out for a great deal, the January sales always seem like a good bet for a bargain but what about wine? When buying wine if you are not a real expert you can often feel a little suspect about some of the wine offers that you see online. This article will try and give you some ideas about how to benefit from some of the great wine offers that you see online without ending up with something that tastes really bad – after all if you wanted a white wine vinegar you ...

20 Jul 14 Who Made the First Wine Anyway?

Although details are understandably sketchy, it is believed that, around 6000 BC, grapes were being grown and wine was being made in Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq). Mesopotamia and Egypt Wine was popular with the pharaohs of ancient Egypt from about 3000 BC onwards. Inscriptions and illustrations of grape harvesting and wine making have been found in a number of tombs. Many temples had vineyards attached to them and it is thought that wine was used for religious ritual purposes. However, as ...

19 Jul 14 Wine and Dine Your Lover

A perfect date requires a perfect setting to mix atmosphere, taste and romance. The warmth of summer or a cooler autumn with its romantic golden trees presents the best backdrop for an amorous picnic. Not to be left are the delectable wines to spice up the occasion. A luscious Sauvignon Blanc, the fruity aroma of Pinot Grigio or a lighter and citrus Chardonnay is a perfect blend for any wispy and healthy sunny delicacy. Think of the classic checked tablecloth carefully placed on a patch of ...

18 Jul 14 Wine Gift Basket For Special Occasion

So you are trying to think of a nice gift that you can bring to your friend's wedding, but what on earth is it going to be? It can definitely be hard to decide on a great gift when you are heading to a wedding, but there are lots of great gift ideas that you could decide to go with. For instance you could get a nice wine gift to bring to the wedding which is really lovely and which the couple is going to love. A wine gift is great and there are so many different options that you could choose ...

17 Jul 14 How Small Businesses can Profit from Business Process

/p> Many small and medium sized companies don't take business process optimization with the help of online solutions seriously. This is understandable. When a company achieves price reduction from a supplier, the money saved is quite visible. When the company manages to sell products for a better price, the extra profit margin is also clear and visible. Understanding real return on investment from business process optimization requires substantial analysis. Moreover, the benefits of ...

16 Jul 14 Silversea Cruises! Committed To Elegance, Luxury, And

Committed to elegance, luxury and gracious hospitality, Silversea Cruises is the •Ultra Plus” in the elite cruise domain. Their promise is to always go above and beyond. Their passion is to exceed your expectations. Their reward is achieving excellence in your eyes. •Faultless”! Silversea offers flexible "Personalized Voyages" where guests choose the length of their voyage and ports of embarkation and disembarkation. Prices are based on a simple daily rate. For as little as ...