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 2014 Missouri Valley Wine Competition Results

Here are the results of the 2014 Missouri Valley Wine Competition.

Medals and score sheets have been mailed out.  We had 370 entries of which 253 entries qualified for a medal.  There were alot of high quality wines this year as evidenced by the number of medals awarded. 

Thank you for entering the 2014 Missouri Valley Wine Competition.  I hope you will enter next year's competition. 

Click on the link below to view the competition results, or to download the results, right click on the link and save it to your pc

2014 Missouri Valley Wine Competition Results  

 

 
 
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Win Tickets To Gary Vaynerchuk's Wine Cruise
Written by Bob Truetken   
Friday, 27 February 2009

Localwineevents.com is hosting a ticket giveaway contest for the Gary Vaynerchuk's Thunder Cruise -- a one-week floating wine festival through the Caribbean. The cruise host is Gary Vaynerchuk, star of Wine Library TV, a video blog: http://tv.winelibrary.com/.

Localwineevents.com is a website that informs you of wine events around your area.  This contest is set up to promote their website.

To enter the contest, click this link:  http://www.localwineevents.com/be_notified.php?ref=104228-46

When you click the link, sign up for localwineevents.com.  It is a free service.  Our wine club uses this service to promote our activities.


 

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Written by Bob Truetken   
Sunday, 15 February 2009
We are now on Facebook.  The link to our group in Facebook is located in the Public Menu below Public Downloads.
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Glycerine
Written by Bob Truetken   
Tuesday, 10 February 2009
To increase the body of a finished wine, add Glycerine to it.  Glycerine is a natural by-product of any fermentation. It is what gives a wine its viscosity or mouth-feel.

You can see evidence of its existence in any wine by swirling the wine in a wine glass and noticing how long it lingers on the side-wall of the glass before settling back into place. This is referred to as the wine's "lace."

Heavier red wines such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and others are known for their rich, smooth body. It is this body which helps the flavor of these wines to linger a bit longer on the taste buds giving them a much fuller and softer impression.

Glycerine is very easy to use, just simply pour into any wine to taste. Typically, anywhere from 2 to 4 ounces is suitable for a 5 or 6 gallon batch of wine, but you may want to experiment with smaller amounts of wine first to establish a dosage level.
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