When it comes to how geography influences wine, there’s no one rule that guarantees great wine, it’s more of a matter of connecting the dots – 5 dots to be exact: temperature, climate, elevation, soil type, and geopolitics.

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Join sommelier, Madeline Puckette, as she attempts to make one of the most challenging wine pairings work.

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If there’s one thing you absolutely can’t blame for date gone bad, it’s the wine. Here are a few wines that say “I love you” in very different ways.

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Washington is still very much a frontier of winemaking on the West coast, Here’s what’s worth getting excited about from an insider’s perspective.

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Wine and chocolate have a lot of similarities to each other. For one, they’re both considered aphrodisiacs and they both contain flavanols (antioxidants). Despite these striking similarities, it’s somewhat challenging to pair wine and chocolate together… but it can be done!

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Ice Wine, You’re So Fine

Posted to Learn About Wine on February 3rd.

Welcome to the wonderful world of ice wine, one of the sweetest mistakes nature has ever made. Here’s why ice wine (aka eiswein) is one of the great wine treasures of the world.

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Extended maceration is a red wine technique that you’re likely to hear about more in coming years. This wine making process is known to add incredible depth to red wines and it’s increasing in popularity around the world.

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Central Coast is a large encompassing American Viticultural Area (AVA) that extends from the south of San Francisco all the way to Santa Barbara. This region does happen to produce some of California’s most intriguing, up-and-coming wines.

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Yes you can pair wine with burgers. Here are recommendations and tips on how to pair wines with different burgers and most importantly, why they work, so you can do it yourself.

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Understanding Napa Cabernet

Posted to Learn About Wine on January 25th.

By learning more about Napa’s great Cabernet wines, we can better understand what defines quality with this particular wine grape and seek its potential in both Napa Valley and other regions as well.

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