A Beginners Guide to Port Wine

A Beginners Guide to Port Wine

Most of us will have enjoyed a glass of Port at some time or another, usually at Christmas when a bottle always seems to make its way out of hiding. Port as an alcoholic beverage has a lot of history to it and a lot of thought goes into its production. If you would like to know more about this full bodied tipple, keep reading and we will tell you all you need to know. What is Port? Port can most accurately be described as a fortified wine. This process…

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What Different Kinds of Greetings Cardsare the Most Popular?

What Different Kinds of Greetings Cardsare the Most Popular

Where did greetings cards originate? Well, around the mid-1840s, greeting cards had changed from a somewhat expensive, handmade gift card to a much more popular and cheaper means of personal transmission. This was due to an advancement in printing, and lower postal charges via the means of the humble postage stamp. Christmas cards, were first made in London in 1843 when one Sir Henry Cole employed an artist by the name of John Calcott Horsley to make holiday cardswhich he sent on to family and friends. By the 1860s, companies…

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