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Guide to Muscadine Wine Guide to Muscadine Wine
Guide to Muscadine Wine

As we delved into understanding one of America's true native wine grapes, we realized they are uniqu...
Say Hello to Cold-Climate Wines From Chambourcin to Vidal Blanc Say Hello to Cold-Climate Wines From Chambourcin to Vidal Blanc
Say Hello to Cold-Climate Wines From Chambourcin to Vidal Blanc

Wines made from Chambourcin, Vidal Blanc, Baco Noir and Marquette are making waves in the Midwestern...
Getting Into Grenache Blanc Wine Getting Into Grenache Blanc Wine
Getting Into Grenache Blanc Wine

Since being planted in the United States, single-varietal Grenache Blanc wines continue to grow in p...
How Wine Barrels Affect The Taste of Wine How Wine Barrels Affect The Taste of Wine
How Wine Barrels Affect The Taste of Wine

A detailed peek into why wine barrels are such an integral part of modern winemaking. Learn about t...
Amazing White Rioja Wines Amazing White Rioja Wines
Amazing White Rioja Wines

if you're interested in knowing what a serious white wine is all about, look no further, this is you...
How Yeast Affects The Taste of Wine How Yeast Affects The Taste of Wine
How Yeast Affects The Taste of Wine

So much of our understanding of flavor in wine comes from a focus on grapes, but there is another ma...
Italian Wine Exploration Map Italian Wine Exploration Map
Italian Wine Exploration Map

This article serves as a guide to outline the types of wines from each of Italy 20 wine regions. S...
A Guide to Umbrian Wine A Guide to Umbrian Wine
A Guide to Umbrian Wine

Bordering on Tuscany and right above Rome is the lessor known and lessor traveled region of Umbria. ...
Brunello di Montalcino… it’s worth the wait Brunello di Montalcino… it’s worth the wait
Brunello di Montalcino… it’s worth the wait

Brunello di Montalcino is a wine made with 100% Sangiovese with Italy’s highest DOCG classificatio...
12 Awesome Things About Cabernet Sauvignon 12 Awesome Things About Cabernet Sauvignon
12 Awesome Things About Cabernet Sauvignon

Here are 12 facts about Cabernet Sauvignon that might surprise you....
3 German Red Wines That Are Meant For Summer 3 German Red Wines That Are Meant For Summer
3 German Red Wines That Are Meant For Summer

Red wine in the summer is about as palatable as warm mayonnaise. If you've been hiding in a dark ai...
A Primer to Bordeaux Wine A Primer to Bordeaux Wine
A Primer to Bordeaux Wine

Bordeaux ("Bore-doe") refers to a wine from Bordeaux, France. Over 90% of Bordeaux wines are
Preserving Wine Diversity: Selection Massale Preserving Wine Diversity: Selection Massale
Preserving Wine Diversity: Selection Massale

The term Selection Massale or Massal Selection refers to the “old way” of propagating vineyards....
Getting Started With Food and Wine Pairing Getting Started With Food and Wine Pairing
Getting Started With Food and Wine Pairing

Learn the fundamentals behind food and wine pairing to create your own great pairings. This guide w...
Tracing the Roots of California’s Heritage Wines Tracing the Roots of California’s Heritage Wines
Tracing the Roots of California’s Heritage Wines

A story about an unlikely hero (a plant pathologist) who saved California's heritage vines from bein...
8 Delicious Alternatives to Syrah 8 Delicious Alternatives to Syrah
8 Delicious Alternatives to Syrah

For Syrah lovers, here is an introduction to 8 lessor-known varieties that you should know about. N...
Treasure Map of West Coast Syrah Treasure Map of West Coast Syrah
Treasure Map of West Coast Syrah

The west coast of the United States offers several pristine climates for producing outstanding Syrah...
Get to Know Walla Walla Wine Get to Know Walla Walla Wine
Get to Know Walla Walla Wine

This small wine region straddles the Oregon-Washington border and offers some of the best examples o...
The Story of Tokaji Wine The Story of Tokaji Wine
The Story of Tokaji Wine

The sweet wines of Tokaj offer a compelling story of Hungary's role in the modern history of wine. ...
Hungarian Wine For The Win Hungarian Wine For The Win
Hungarian Wine For The Win

Get to know Hungarian wines with an introduction of 4 of Hungary's most intriguing wine regions: Tok...
7 Wine Words to Describe The Indescribable 7 Wine Words to Describe The Indescribable
7 Wine Words to Describe The Indescribable

Here are 7 wine words that help describe those indescribable flavors we taste in wine....
All About English Wine All About English Wine
All About English Wine

If you're curious about the growing buzz around English wine, this introductory guide to the wines o...
Alsace Wine: A Guide For Oenophiles Alsace Wine: A Guide For Oenophiles
Alsace Wine: A Guide For Oenophiles

Learn how to find great Alsatian wines on your own by understanding the region's wine classification...
The Veronese Wine Cork Trick The Veronese Wine Cork Trick
The Veronese Wine Cork Trick

Here is a clever way to use the foil on the top of a wine bottle as a cork holder. We learned this ...
Choosing the Right Wine Decanter For Your Needs Choosing the Right Wine Decanter For Your Needs
Choosing the Right Wine Decanter For Your Needs

Expert tips on choosing a wine decanter. If you enjoy red wine or drink more affordable wine on a re...
The Lowdown on Wine in a Can The Lowdown on Wine in a Can
The Lowdown on Wine in a Can

Get the lowdown on wine in a can. We'll explore some of the top canned wine options today and show ...
4 Wines Way Better Than Their Reputation 4 Wines Way Better Than Their Reputation
4 Wines Way Better Than Their Reputation

Wine knowledge moves slow and it can take an entire generation for a wine variety to outgrow a poor ...
The Fastest Way to Chill Wine (The Ziplock Method)  The Fastest Way to Chill Wine (The Ziplock Method) 
The Fastest Way to Chill Wine (The Ziplock Method) 

When you're in a hurry and need to chill wine quickly, here's a method that will speed up the wine c...
If You Had a Wine Job, What Would It Be? (Flow Chart) If You Had a Wine Job, What Would It Be? (Flow Chart)
If You Had a Wine Job, What Would It Be? (Flow Chart)

What would you do if you worked in the wine industry? Follow the flow chart and find your dream win...
Spanish Wine Exploration Map Spanish Wine Exploration Map
Spanish Wine Exploration Map

Wondering where look for great Spanish wine? As you can imagine, getting into the wines of Spain can...
Amazing Red: Nerello Mascalese Amazing Red: Nerello Mascalese
Amazing Red: Nerello Mascalese

Nerello Mascalese is a light-bodied red wine that primarily grows on the slopes of Mount Etna in Sic...
Wine Additives Explained Wine Additives Explained
Wine Additives Explained

Let’s take a look at what additives are commonly used in winemaking. Some of them are useful for m...
4 Rosé Varieties to Know (and Love) 4 Rosé Varieties to Know (and Love)
4 Rosé Varieties to Know (and Love)

Explore four top varieties used for rosé wine. While these wines may look similar in terms of colo...
Champagne Flutes or Glasses? Champagne Flutes or Glasses?
Champagne Flutes or Glasses?

The taste of Champagne is greatly affected by the shape of the glass! So, in order to have the best ...
4 Wines To Try from Provence 4 Wines To Try from Provence
4 Wines To Try from Provence

Beyond Provençal rosé, learn about the other styles of wine that are garnering an enthusiastic fol...
Ancient Amphora Winemaking is Alive in Oregon Ancient Amphora Winemaking is Alive in Oregon
Ancient Amphora Winemaking is Alive in Oregon

Learn about a winemaker in Oregon who is using the ancient technique of amphorae to make wine....
What Are Wine Lees? (Sur Lie Explained) What Are Wine Lees? (Sur Lie Explained)
What Are Wine Lees? (Sur Lie Explained)

You might have seen the words "sur lie" on a bottle of Loire white wine. Sur lie translates to "on ...
How Sparkling Wine Is Made How Sparkling Wine Is Made
How Sparkling Wine Is Made

Learn the primary methods used for sparkling wine production including the traditional Champagne met...
Introduction To Sardinian Wine Introduction To Sardinian Wine
Introduction To Sardinian Wine

Get to know Sardinia's top wines and where they come from on this exotic Mediterranean island. ...
Do Organic Wines Age Well? Do Organic Wines Age Well?
Do Organic Wines Age Well?

USDA organic wines are known not to age as long as conventional wines because of one pesky little pr...
Drink Your Way Through Austrian Wine Drink Your Way Through Austrian Wine
Drink Your Way Through Austrian Wine

Austrian wines lean towards tart, herbaceous flavors in a style more akin to France. Find out what'...
Built to Last: Collecting Age-Worthy Wine Built to Last: Collecting Age-Worthy Wine
Built to Last: Collecting Age-Worthy Wine

If most wines only last a couple of years, what makes a wine worthy of cellaring 10–20 years? Let...
Sancerre: The Ultimate French Sauvignon Blanc? Sancerre: The Ultimate French Sauvignon Blanc?
Sancerre: The Ultimate French Sauvignon Blanc?

Sancerre is known for its flinty, savory Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley of France. Learn abou...
Rosé All Day: What to Drink in 2016 Rosé All Day: What to Drink in 2016
Rosé All Day: What to Drink in 2016

Here's what to seek out in rosé wine this 2016, from the budget-minded to the very best. There are...
White Wines for Red Wine Drinkers White Wines for Red Wine Drinkers
White Wines for Red Wine Drinkers

There are several white wines that go above and beyond the typical fruity-fresh white style and deli...
Better Than Organic: Sustainability and Wine Better Than Organic: Sustainability and Wine
Better Than Organic: Sustainability and Wine

How does one actually support sustainability in wine? Here is a guide explaining the different types...
The Science Behind Great Wine The Science Behind Great Wine
The Science Behind Great Wine

By understanding the processes involved with making a great wine, you'll be able to identify a great...
Awkward Moments: Ordering Wine in a Restaurant Awkward Moments: Ordering Wine in a Restaurant
Awkward Moments: Ordering Wine in a Restaurant

Ordering wine in a restaurant is viewed by most of us as an ostentatious affair that is more likely ...
3 Greek White Wines For Summer Drinking 3 Greek White Wines For Summer Drinking
3 Greek White Wines For Summer Drinking

3 Greek white wine varieties that are perfect for beaches, picnics and anywhere you might arrive at ...
What Wines to Drink From Portugal (by Region) What Wines to Drink From Portugal (by Region)
What Wines to Drink From Portugal (by Region)

To many wine experts, Portugal is the last frontier of wine in Western Europe; there is still so muc...
Understanding Aglianico Wine: Italy’s Next Red Understanding Aglianico Wine: Italy’s Next Red
Understanding Aglianico Wine: Italy’s Next Red

Young Aglianico wines are known for strikingly savory flavors of leather, white pepper, black fruits...
Where To Find The Best Value Red Wines (2016 Edition) Where To Find The Best Value Red Wines (2016 Edition)
Where To Find The Best Value Red Wines (2016 Edition)

If you’re a lover of new world wines, the last 3 vintages (2015, 2014, 2013) offer excellent value...
The Secret to Blind Tasting? Know “The Grid” The Secret to Blind Tasting? Know “The Grid”
The Secret to Blind Tasting? Know “The Grid”

This Advanced article will show you how to improve your palate with the tasting grid, a tool used by...
Reality of Wine Prices (What You Get For What You Spend) Reality of Wine Prices (What You Get For What You Spend)
Reality of Wine Prices (What You Get For What You Spend)

How much should we expect to spend on decent wine? There are different pricing segments for wine whi...
5 South American Wine Varieties You Need to Know 5 South American Wine Varieties You Need to Know
5 South American Wine Varieties You Need to Know

While you’ll find all the usual suspects (Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc etc…) ...
Differences Between Chardonnay and Viognier Differences Between Chardonnay and Viognier
Differences Between Chardonnay and Viognier

Chardonnay and Viognier are both full-bodied white wines but they have subtle differences. Learn how...
7 Spanish Wines (Other Than Tempranillo) Worth Drinking Right Now 7 Spanish Wines (Other Than Tempranillo) Worth Drinking Right Now
7 Spanish Wines (Other Than Tempranillo) Worth Drinking Right Now

Let's take a look beyond Spain's most popular wine (Tempranillo) to several unsung varieties that ar...
Updated! Wine Maps of the World Updated! Wine Maps of the World
Updated! Wine Maps of the World

It doesn't matter if you're working in the wine business or love wine as a hobby and side-passion, w...
5 American Wine Traditions Worth Keeping 5 American Wine Traditions Worth Keeping
5 American Wine Traditions Worth Keeping

Despite Europe's two thousand year head start, American wine traditions are happening quietly all ar...
Wines From Dry to Sweet (Chart) Wines From Dry to Sweet (Chart)
Wines From Dry to Sweet (Chart)

We charted the sweetness in wine from the wines that are bone-dry to richly sweet. You might be surp...
Outstanding Finds in Cava Sparkling Wine Outstanding Finds in Cava Sparkling Wine
Outstanding Finds in Cava Sparkling Wine

The more you know about Cava, the more you realize its similarities to Champagne. This article will ...
In Search of the Best Wines from Priorat In Search of the Best Wines from Priorat
In Search of the Best Wines from Priorat

Find out what makes Priorat's wines so unique, and what to look for when seeking out a great bottle....
On Pairing Wine With Pasta On Pairing Wine With Pasta
On Pairing Wine With Pasta

The best tip on pairing wine with pasta is to ignore the pasta and pay attention to the sauce. Here ...
Pyrazines: Why Some Wines Taste like Bell Pepper  Pyrazines: Why Some Wines Taste like Bell Pepper 
Pyrazines: Why Some Wines Taste like Bell Pepper 

Learn which red and white wines are known for having vegetal flavors, why these bell pepper-like aro...
The Trouble With “White Label” Wines The Trouble With “White Label” Wines
The Trouble With “White Label” Wines

White label wines are relabeled or rebranded wines created out of the bulk wine market. While some ...
Barossa Valley and The Wines of South Australia Barossa Valley and The Wines of South Australia
Barossa Valley and The Wines of South Australia

While Barossa is famous for Shiraz, you'll soon find out that there's more than meets the eye with S...
Why Swirling Makes Wine Taste Better Why Swirling Makes Wine Taste Better
Why Swirling Makes Wine Taste Better

Why do people swirl wine? Find out why swirling is improves the taste of wine and learn an easy tric...
Better Your Life with An Improved Sense of Taste Better Your Life with An Improved Sense of Taste
Better Your Life with An Improved Sense of Taste

No matter how you look at it, what we consume defines our health. By improving our sense of taste, ...
Flavor Profiles of White Wines (Infographic) Flavor Profiles of White Wines (Infographic)
Flavor Profiles of White Wines (Infographic)

A simple visualization of primary flavor components in white wines and how they are expressed in dif...
Carménère Wine Guide Carménère Wine Guide
Carménère Wine Guide

Carménère ("car-men-nair") is a medium-bodied red wine that originated in Bordeaux, France and now...
Authentic Italian Pizza and The Wines To Complement Authentic Italian Pizza and The Wines To Complement
Authentic Italian Pizza and The Wines To Complement

The best pizzas in America pay homage to classic Italian toppings and preparation methods. Here are...
Waiter… There’s Arsenic in My Wine! Waiter… There’s Arsenic in My Wine!
Waiter… There’s Arsenic in My Wine!

A class action lawsuit filed last year caused quite a stir in the news media. Find out what wines w...
What Exactly are Cult Wines? What Exactly are Cult Wines?
What Exactly are Cult Wines?

Cult wines are the pigeon-blood ruby of the wine world. They are extremely rare benchmark wines tha...
Where To Find The Best Sauvignon Blanc Where To Find The Best Sauvignon Blanc
Where To Find The Best Sauvignon Blanc

A few wine regions have taken on this grape as their pet project and they're making the best wines i...
Cereal and Wine Pairing Throw Down Cereal and Wine Pairing Throw Down
Cereal and Wine Pairing Throw Down

To prove that there really is a wine for every occasion we attempt to match of wine and cereal with ...
Savoie: Unusual Wines From the French Alps Savoie: Unusual Wines From the French Alps
Savoie: Unusual Wines From the French Alps

This guide will present Savoie's main grape varieties (it's white wine heaven), outline the flavor p...
The Oldest Winery in France is For Sale?! The Oldest Winery in France is For Sale?!
The Oldest Winery in France is For Sale?!

Chateau Goulaine is looking for a new owner… By the way, this estate hasn't been on the market...
Tips on Tasting: Wine Bouquet vs Aroma Tips on Tasting: Wine Bouquet vs Aroma
Tips on Tasting: Wine Bouquet vs Aroma

The terms wine aroma and wine bouquet are not exactly scientific but they can useful to classify the...
Why Love Wine? Why Love Wine?
Why Love Wine?

Of the vices wine might just be one of the most elevating drinks out there. Here are 4 reasons to l...
The Guide to Chablis Wine The Guide to Chablis Wine
The Guide to Chablis Wine

Chablis ("Shah-blee") is a Chardonnnay region in the northwest corner of Burgundy, France. Find out...
Homage To Big Bold Red Wines  Homage To Big Bold Red Wines 
Homage To Big Bold Red Wines 

A great starting point of regions (and wine varieties) to seek out when you need something big, bold...
Loire Valley Wine Guide Loire Valley Wine Guide
Loire Valley Wine Guide

In this advanced guide we'll explore the wines of the Loire Valley of France–from Muscadet to ...
How The Glass Bottle is Wrecking Your Wine (before you buy it) How The Glass Bottle is Wrecking Your Wine (before you buy it)
How The Glass Bottle is Wrecking Your Wine (before you buy it)

If you love to drink rosé, white, and sparkling wine you should know that clear glass bottles have ...
Exploring The Styles of Vermouth Exploring The Styles of Vermouth
Exploring The Styles of Vermouth

Vermouth is an aromatized wine that includes wine, botanicals, some sugar (or grape juice) and spiri...
What Are Aromatic White Wines? What Are Aromatic White Wines?
What Are Aromatic White Wines?

If you stop to smell the roses, you'll love aromatic white wines. Find out more about the science ...
Pairing Sweet White Wines with Food Pairing Sweet White Wines with Food
Pairing Sweet White Wines with Food

Sweet white wines make a wonderful accompaniment to many foods, particularly cuisines of Southern As...
A Brief Illustrated History of Wine A Brief Illustrated History of Wine
A Brief Illustrated History of Wine

Wine is a beverage that's been shaped both by innovation and fashion over the course of several thou...
An Intro to Dry White Wines An Intro to Dry White Wines
An Intro to Dry White Wines

Understand how to choose a dry white wine for cooking and find out about the 3 dominant styles of dr...
3 Styles of Chardonnay Wine and How to Find Them 3 Styles of Chardonnay Wine and How to Find Them
3 Styles of Chardonnay Wine and How to Find Them

If you're just getting started with Chardonnay, here's what you need to know to be Chardonnay smart....
Guide to Petit Verdot Red Wine Guide to Petit Verdot Red Wine
Guide to Petit Verdot Red Wine

Petit Verdot ("peh-tee vur-doe") is a full-bodied red wine that originates from Southwestern France ...
Decoding French Wine Labels and Terms Decoding French Wine Labels and Terms
Decoding French Wine Labels and Terms

Learn a few facts about the French wine and how it's labeled to improve your ability to find better ...
Somm: Into The Bottle – The Film, Wines and More Somm: Into The Bottle – The Film, Wines and More
Somm: Into The Bottle – The Film, Wines and More

Somm: Into The Bottle goes on a globe-trotting adventure to answer the question "What is wine and wh...
On Finding Great Torrontés Wine On Finding Great Torrontés Wine
On Finding Great Torrontés Wine

Torrontés (“torr-ron-tez”) is an aromatic white wine that originated in Argentina. The wine sme...
Is Expensive Wine Worth It? Is Expensive Wine Worth It?
Is Expensive Wine Worth It?

Here is some information that you'll find surprising about the value of cheap vs expensive wine. M...
Red Wines From Lightest to Boldest (Chart) Red Wines From Lightest to Boldest (Chart)
Red Wines From Lightest to Boldest (Chart)

Identify similar tasting red wines based on their boldness level on this visual chart. ...
Nebbiolo: The Grape of Barolo and So Much More Nebbiolo: The Grape of Barolo and So Much More
Nebbiolo: The Grape of Barolo and So Much More

Nebbiolo ("Nebby-oh-low") is a full-bodied red wine more famously known by the two production region...
The Importance of a Proper Glassware for Wine The Importance of a Proper Glassware for Wine
The Importance of a Proper Glassware for Wine

Certain glass shapes work better for specific wines. Find out why and how to select the ideal wine g...
The Big Reveal on Wine vs. Breast Cancer The Big Reveal on Wine vs. Breast Cancer
The Big Reveal on Wine vs. Breast Cancer

Does wine increase the likeliness of breast cancer? But wait! A recent study says yes, but they mig...
Wine Wednesday: All About Wine Glasses Wine Wednesday: All About Wine Glasses
Wine Wednesday: All About Wine Glasses

Does it really matter what wine glass you use? In this tasting we'll compare how a wine tastes base...
Uncorked: A Great Show About Wine… Except for One Thing Uncorked: A Great Show About Wine… Except for One Thing
Uncorked: A Great Show About Wine… Except for One Thing

Finally… a reality show for smart people. It's fascinating to observe individuals try as hard as...
What I Wish I Knew When I First Got Into Wine What I Wish I Knew When I First Got Into Wine
What I Wish I Knew When I First Got Into Wine

It's easy to drink great wine, but knowing how to find great wines is much harder. Here are a few t...
Northern Rhône Wine Region: The Land of French Syrah Northern Rhône Wine Region: The Land of French Syrah
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The Northern Rhône region of France is the benchmark by which all other Syrah wines are measured. ...
Viognier (“Vee-own-yay”) Wine Guide Viognier (“Vee-own-yay”) Wine Guide
Viognier (“Vee-own-yay”) Wine Guide

Viognier ("Vee-own-yay") is a full-bodied white wine that originated in Southern France. Most loved...
What’s Really Inside A Glass of Wine? What’s Really Inside A Glass of Wine?
What’s Really Inside A Glass of Wine?

Is it really just grapes or are there other ingredients added to make it taste the way it does? Fin...
Champagne Face-Off: Cristal vs Ace of Spades Champagne Face-Off: Cristal vs Ace of Spades
Champagne Face-Off: Cristal vs Ace of Spades

Which Champagne brand is better? We break down the technical details of the differences between the...
Wine Wednesday: Prosecco vs Champagne Wine Wednesday: Prosecco vs Champagne
Wine Wednesday: Prosecco vs Champagne

In this tasting we'll compare the differences of Champagne and Prosecco by taste and by winemaking m...
Yes to pairing bubbly wines with the main course Yes to pairing bubbly wines with the main course
Yes to pairing bubbly wines with the main course

Sparkling wine has finally moved to the main course. Here are 4 main dishes that will show you how b...
Sparkling Wine Explained (From Dry to Sweet) Sparkling Wine Explained (From Dry to Sweet)
Sparkling Wine Explained (From Dry to Sweet)

In order to find your favorite type of bubbly let's break down the different styles of sparkling win...
Wine Wednesday: Ruby Port vs. Tawny Port Wine Wednesday: Ruby Port vs. Tawny Port
Wine Wednesday: Ruby Port vs. Tawny Port

This live video course with wine expert, Madeline Puckette, explores the different styles and aging ...
Dessert Wine Decoder (Infographic) Dessert Wine Decoder (Infographic)
Dessert Wine Decoder (Infographic)

There are a few basic winemaking techniques used make dessert wine which define how dessert wines ta...
Vin Santo Wines of Italy Vin Santo Wines of Italy
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Vin Santo (or Vino Santo) is a viscous, typically sweet dessert wine made in Italy, predominantly in...
How Wines Age How Wines Age
How Wines Age

What do old wines taste like? And... the question we're all wondering: are old wines better than you...
Amazing Sparkling Wines That Won’t Break Your Budget Amazing Sparkling Wines That Won’t Break Your Budget
Amazing Sparkling Wines That Won’t Break Your Budget

There are many sparkling wines that are shockingly cheap and absolutely fabulous. I'd like to introd...
In-Depth Guide to the Wachau Valley Wine Region In-Depth Guide to the Wachau Valley Wine Region
In-Depth Guide to the Wachau Valley Wine Region

This guide explores the nuances of Grüner Veltliner and Riesling from the stunning UNESCO heritage ...
Mencia: The Red Wine To Know Mencia: The Red Wine To Know
Mencia: The Red Wine To Know

Mencía ("Men-thee-ah") is a medium-bodied red wine grape that produces high quality wines with flor...
Wine Wednesday: California vs Oregon Pinot Noir Wine Wednesday: California vs Oregon Pinot Noir
Wine Wednesday: California vs Oregon Pinot Noir

Learn how climate affects Pinot Noir. This video course with wine expert, Madeline Puckette, explori...
Understanding Acidity in Wine Understanding Acidity in Wine
Understanding Acidity in Wine

What is acidity in wine and how does one taste it? Also, how acidic is wine? Wines range from 2.5 ...
New Classic Guide to Wine Cocktails New Classic Guide to Wine Cocktails
New Classic Guide to Wine Cocktails

If you like wine and you like cocktails, what happens when you put the two together? Well, I've got...
Fantastic, Underrated Vermentino Wine Fantastic, Underrated Vermentino Wine
Fantastic, Underrated Vermentino Wine

Vermentino ("vur-men-teeno") is a light-bodied white wine that comes from Italy. What's exciting abo...
Amarone Wine Turns Raisins Into Gold Amarone Wine Turns Raisins Into Gold
Amarone Wine Turns Raisins Into Gold

Take a detailed look into what Amarone wine is all about and why it's special, from a taste profile ...
All About Orange Wine All About Orange Wine
All About Orange Wine

Orange wine is a bit of a misnomer because the it isn't referring to a wine made with oranges. In f...
Taster’s Guide to Gamay Wine Taster’s Guide to Gamay Wine
Taster’s Guide to Gamay Wine

Gamay ("Gam-may" aka. Gamay Noir) is a light-bodied red wine that's similar in taste to Pinot Noir. ...
Wine: From the Lightest to the Strongest Wine: From the Lightest to the Strongest
Wine: From the Lightest to the Strongest

Let's take a look at what the standard alcohol levels are in wine from the lightest to the strongest...
Thanksgiving Wine Survival Guide Thanksgiving Wine Survival Guide
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Thanksgiving is nigh! Hopefully at this point you have some sort of vague plan of what you're doing...
Deconstructing a Wine Dinner From Starters to Dessert Deconstructing a Wine Dinner From Starters to Dessert
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A wine dinner is a meal where every course is paired with wine. Let's break down a wine dinner from ...
Herb and Spice Pairings with Wine Herb and Spice Pairings with Wine
Herb and Spice Pairings with Wine

A infographic exploring some of the many potential wine pairings with different spices and herbs. M...
Champagne Will Never Explode With This Trick Champagne Will Never Explode With This Trick
Champagne Will Never Explode With This Trick

Never fear a bottle of sparkling wine again with this awesome tip! A one minute video shows how any...
The Seven Valleys of Rioja The Seven Valleys of Rioja
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An advanced article on the different terroirs of Rioja based on the valleys of the ebro river. Unde...
Understanding German Riesling by the Label Understanding German Riesling by the Label
Understanding German Riesling by the Label

To understand German Riesling it's helpful to know the two primary facets that define this wine: the...
Design Geeks Make Champagne Chairs Design Geeks Make Champagne Chairs
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Get inspired by these amazing Champagne chairs created for the annual tiny chair content for Design ...
Guide to Carignan: The Food Wine Guide to Carignan: The Food Wine
Guide to Carignan: The Food Wine

Carignan ("care-in-yen") is a medium-bodied red wine that grows mostly in Southern France, Spain and...
Defining Medium-Bodied Red Wines Defining Medium-Bodied Red Wines
Defining Medium-Bodied Red Wines

Medium-bodied red wines are the idyllic food wines. Find out which wines fit in the "medium-bodied"...
There’s a Wine That Tastes Like Cotton Candy There’s a Wine That Tastes Like Cotton Candy
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There is a wine that tastes like cotton candy, and surprisingly, it's not made with cotton candy gra...
Live Wine Tasting #1 Live Wine Tasting #1
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A live wine tasting with 3 very different wines from 3 very different places of the world. Learn ho...
Wine and Junk Food Pairings That Actually Work Wine and Junk Food Pairings That Actually Work
Wine and Junk Food Pairings That Actually Work

you can easily make some incredible junk food wine pairings all you need to do is reach for the more...
Exploring Touriga Nacional Wine Exploring Touriga Nacional Wine
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Touriga Nacional ("tor-ee-gah nah-see-un-nall") is a full-bodied red wine from Portugal with aging p...
Shortlist of Sweet Red Wines To Know Shortlist of Sweet Red Wines To Know
Shortlist of Sweet Red Wines To Know

Well-made sweet red wines will change your perception of this style. Included to this list are Reci...
Guide to Tasting and Pairing Muscadet Guide to Tasting and Pairing Muscadet
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Muscadet ("muss-kuh-day") is a bone-dry, light-bodied white wine from the Loire Valley. The wine is...
Wine Jobs: An Overview of Careers in Wine Wine Jobs: An Overview of Careers in Wine
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