Type of wine or beverage in the bottle - Remember, you can't see the original label anymore, so you need to add the varietal and vintage information to your label so the recipients knows what's in the bottle.
Select a basket theme - You can base your theme around a certain varietal of wine, a wine region, or a type of wine - for instance a red wine basket, a white wine basket or a dessert wine basket.
For instance, in United States law dictates that in order to be labeled as the varietal, Cabernet Sauvignon, a wine must contain at least 75 percent of its blend from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.
Because the ageworthiness of a wine depends on so many factors, such as vitage, varietal, winemaker, and style, it is best to seek expert advice on holding wines beyond six months to a year.
The varietal is best known for its use in the unctuous dessert wines from the Sauternes region of France, but the dry versions drink remarkably well and are frequently very affordable.
You can choose from a large roasting company that churns out millions of pounds of beans a day or a small independent roaster that supplies their customers with unique, varietal beans.
It has more than one advantage over the meadow mushroom in its extreme commonness, its profuse growth, the length of the season in which it may be gathered, the total absence of varietal forms, its adaptability for being dried and preserved for years, and its persistent delicious taste.
Its eastern limit in Europe is a line from Konigsberg to the Caucasus; thence through China it is continued by varietal forms to Japan.
The larger animals of Canada are the musk ox and the caribou of the barren lands, both having their habitat in the far north; the caribou of the woods, found in all the provinces except in Price Edward Island; the moose, with an equally wide range in the wooded country; the Virginia deer, in one or other of its varietal forms, common to all the southern parts; the black-tailed deer or mule deer and allied forms, on the western edge of the plains and in British Columbia; the pronghorn antelope on the plains, and a small remnant of the once plentiful bison found in northern Alberta and Mackenzie, now called " wood buffalo."
Beautiful varieties have been introduced under the varietal names, ampelopsifolium, atropurpureum, dissectum, &c. They are remarkable for the coppery purple tint that pervades the leaves and young growths of some of the varieties.