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A Primer to Bordeaux Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on August 5th.

Bordeaux (“Bore-doe”) refers to a wine from Bordeaux, France. Over 90% of Bordeaux wines are red wines made with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. This article will introduce you to Bordeaux wine including tasting notes, food pairing suggestions, and key details to know.

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The term Selection Massale or Massal Selection refers to the “old way” of propagating vineyards. The technique is being brought back into use because of its potentially profound benefits for high quality wine. This advanced article discusses a potential future in viticulture

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Learn the fundamentals behind food and wine pairing to create your own great pairings. This guide will show you the steps and what to look for in your recipe to find the perfect wine.

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A story about an unlikely hero (a plant pathologist) who saved California’s heritage vines from being wiped out.

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For Syrah lovers, here is an introduction to 8 lessor-known varieties that you should know about. Not only will you enjoy these wines, but you’ll also find that many of them are surprisingly affordable. Happy tasting!

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The west coast of the United States offers several pristine climates for producing outstanding Syrah wine. See where they grow best and learn about the unique wines from each region.

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This small wine region straddles the Oregon-Washington border and offers some of the best examples of Syrah in the United States.

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The Story of Tokaji Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on July 20th.

The sweet wines of Tokaj offer a compelling story of Hungary’s role in the modern history of wine. The wine was treasured by sophisticates from Joseph Haydn to King Louis XIV and because this, the wine inspired many derivatives from France to…

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Get to know Hungarian wines with an introduction of 4 of Hungary’s most intriguing wine regions: Tokaj, Villány, Eger and Nagy Somló.

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Here are 7 wine words that help describe those indescribable flavors we taste in wine.

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