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Solera, lera, whatever may be, may be

It is not a disease.   e   Yes, you are correct. 1880. I bought it a few years ago from my parents in Spain.   And not for a fortune. Is it a wine from 1880? Well, yes and … Continue reading

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Wine for the confused

Love wine? And John Cleese? You are going to love this. Wine for the confused!     P.S. Visit our shop: Leven in de Brouwerij.

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The cork!

Which is the best; A cork or a screw cap? For years a big discussion in the world of wine. Cork slowly lets air through. This improves the wine and it becomes more balanced. The screw cap should not do … Continue reading

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Elderflower Wine

Elderberries are a gift to the wine maker. The berries are great for making a red wine. The flowers are also a great source for making a white wine. The recipe is perhaps a bit vague but I did not … Continue reading

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Saltier than the Red Sea

To protect cheese and for flavour salt is added. On some cheeses it is added to the outside or to the curds. In other recipes the cheeses will be put in brine. The salt will slowly dissolve in the cheese. … Continue reading

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