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European Origin and Quality Labels

European products frequently come with government regulated labels of either origin, process or quality. In many cases these are very descriptive of the product and allow the producer to charge a much higher price. For example, chardonnay grows just about … Continue reading

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Wine Corks

Cork is a natural product harvested from cork trees, Quercus suber, which are a species of oak. Harvesting from the trunk and large branches does not kill the tree, instead it encourages the tree to thrive and generate more bark. The increased … Continue reading

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