It’s National Drink Wine Day. But let’s expand our American horizons to a different slant: pairing wine with sweet foods.
Pairing Beer & Chocolate
NOW IT’S TIME TO PARTY!
What should you do with these wine-and-sweet-food pairings? Have a party, of course!
Pick your theme, then invite friends to a dessert potluck.
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF WINE
The oldest evidence of fruits and grains fermented into alcoholic drinks is found in China, around 9,000 years ago. Here’s a timeline.
*Cleopatra had a penchant for Muscat Of Alexandria, a sweet white wine that is still made today. The grape originated in North Africa, and was cultivated extensively on the island of Lemnos in the North-Eastern Aegean region of Greece. Cleopatra’s wine purportedly came from there (around 40 B.C.E.).