Topic: Learn About Wine

There are some differences to Kosher wines that are of interest even to non-Jews like those of us with dietary restrictions. Find out more about Kosher wine and where to look for good kosher wines.

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Lodi Wine Guide (with Maps)

Posted to Learn About Wine on October 30th.

Lodi is a treasure trove of old vines and forgotten wine varieties. If there is one grape variety that defines Lodi wine, it’s Zinfandel.

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Since you’re likely to see more of Bulgarian wine in coming years (especially if you’re on the East Coast or Europe), this introduction of the wines of Bulgaria will give you a leg up on what to look for.

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This guide to the Columbia Valley AVA will quickly get you up to speed on what wines are worth seeking out and what you should know about Washington wine.

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This guide will give you a lay of the land and point out 12 Greek wines you should be sipping.

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This in-depth guide identifies the most important wines of Greece and where they grow. Use the map to learn more about the modern wines of Greece.

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Saignée (“sohn-yay”) means “to bleed” and it also describes a method of wine making that produces a very unique style of rosé wine.

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All About Albariño Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on August 1st.

Albariño (“alba-reen-yo”) is a high-quality, light-bodied white wine that grows primarily in Spain and Portugal. It’s loved for its high acidity and affinity to seafood.

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One of the most important moments in a grapevine’s annual lifecycle is when grapes turn from green to red and start to become sweet. The French call this process veraison (“verr-ray-zohn”).

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Let’s take a closer look at Cognac and how white wine grapes are at the core of the production of this world-renown brandy.

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