What’s the Difference between Brut and Demi-Sec? Champagne Sparkling Wine, Cava, Prosecco

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This is Julien, the French wine making who makes one videos here on YouTube yes, wine videos. So we are looking at the difference between a champagne wine or a sparkling wine that will be called Brut or have Brut on its label and one that would have the name Demi-Sec on the label. What […]

What is a Brut Sparkling Wine? Champagne, Cava, Prosecco – Wine Term Definition

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This is Julien the French winemaking guy who makes wine videos here on YouTube yes wine videos we are looking at what is the term wine term called brut what is a sparkling wine that is boat or champagne wine that is called: Brut. What does it mean? well you have to know that brut […]

Homemade Ginger Ale (All Natural Ingredients) [How Do You Do]

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How Do You Do Ginger Ale Start with ginger Grate 2 tablespoons 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup water Medium-High Heat Heat/Stir until sugar dissolves Remove from heat and cover for 1 hour Let syrup cool for 15-20 minutes Pour syrup into 2 liter bottle 1/8 teaspoon 1 lemon 7 cups water Store at room temperature […]

Food & Wine Pairing : Food & Wine Pairing: Sweetness in Food Rule

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Hi. I’m teaching you the real rules of food and wine pairing. Real rule number two is very important and it’s about sweetness, and here it is. Sweetness in food makes sweetness in wine go away. Sweet food will make wine tasteless sweet. In other words, more acidic and a little bit flatter. Now if […]

Food & Wine Pairing : Food & Wine Pairing: Red Wine with Meat

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Let’s talk about the wine pairing rule, that I’m sure you’ve heard, which is red wine with meat. It’s a really good rule, I’ve got to tell you. There’s a reason that red wine with meat is repeated all the time. The reason is, that it works. Here’s why it works. Red meat, red meat […]

Food & Wine Pairing : Food & Wine Pairing: Red Wines & Spicy Food

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Let’s talk about pairing wine with spicy food, specifically red wines. If we’re going to pair red wine with spicy food, you’re probably talking about a nice, rich dish made with pork or maybe with beef. Maybe a blackened beef tenderloin, or maybe a chicken molet or a cumin crusted pork roast, or maybe a […]

Food & Wine Pairing : Food & Wine Pairing: Wine & Milk Chocolate

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Let’s talk about wine pairing and milk chocolate. Milk chocolate is delicious. It’s very light, sometimes very rich, it will melt in your mouth and it’s usually very very sweet. All of those things can be a little bit of a tough match for wine. So milk chocolate has some very very strict rules when […]

Why I Put White Wine In Basically Everything

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Yes, I cook with white wine a lot, and the simple reason is, it’s just a very convenient source of sweetness and acidity. Most foods are enhanced by some sweet and sour, and white wine goes with most foods. It just doesn’t contain any really strong or particular flavors that would clash with other flavors. […]

Food & Wine Pairing : Food & Wine Pairing: Wine & Dark Chocolate

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Let’s talk about pairing wine with dark chocolate. Many people just love to pair wine with dark chocolate, especially red wine, and if you’re, if you ask me, a sweet red wine is the perfect match for dark chocolate. A ruby Port, a late harvest Zinfandel, or a sparkling Shiraz, but what a lot of […]