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  • n. Plural form of appellation.


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  • But it should be recollected, that the second of those appellations is only a corruption of the Latin word, which was indiscriminately applied to any military chief.

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  • In layman's terms the appellations pipe and tube are almost interchangeable, but in industry and engineering discipline the terms are uniquely defined.

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  • But it also plans to reinforce the archaic geographic "appellations," restricting how and what types of grapes can be grown on specific plots.

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  • "appellations," like in France, and proudly displaying Morocco's first self-styled "Chateau" - in practice a cathedral-sized concrete structure built as a winery in the 1920s.

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  • Two appellations that really stood out were Corton-Charlemagne for the whites and Pommard for the reds, the latter showing exceptional refinement and grace.

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  • At the bottom are the large regional appellations, such as Bourgogne or Mâcon-Villages, followed by village wines, which take the name of a village whose terroir imparts a character on the wine.

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  • With the exception of Vouvray, none of these are exactly household names; other appellations include Anjou, Bonnezeaux, Chinon, Coteaux du Layon, Jasnières, Montlouis-sur-Loire, Quarts de Chaume, Saumur and Savennières.

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  • Twenty years ago Joly and Huet were among the few names you needed to know for Chenin Blanc, but now the region is teeming with great producers, and the biggest problem facing consumers is where to start, when faced with so many appellations and so many winemaking styles.

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  • My point, crudely executed as it may have been, was that the steady stream of invective and high profile braggadocio regularly spewed from redoubtable Fox News bullies who hide behind the appellations "entertainer" or "journalist", as well as the round-the-clock AM radio apparatchiks who deliver same and who are the de facto leaders of the Right Wing, in my opinion, bear much of the blame.

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  • While the labels may have appellations from Napa Valley to Long Island to the Willamette Valley, the grapes are brought into a downtown setting to be made into wine.

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