Topic: Learn About Wine

Verdejo (“Vurr-day-ho”) is an uncommon light-bodied white wine that grows almost exclusively in Spain. The wine is an outstanding alternative to wines like Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio with surprising changes in its flavors as it ages. Find out more about Verdejo, where it grows, what it tastes like, and food pairings.

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Get into the details of the regions producing the boldest Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère and Bordeaux-style blends in Chile.

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The once forgettable wine region of Lazio is starting to turn out some fascinating wines. Better still is the fact that since they’re so under-appreciated you’re likely to find exceptional values.

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Ever wondered why some wines have a creamy or buttery taste? The process of Malolactic Fermentation is a winemaking process that gives both red and white wines a richer and creamier texture. Oddly enough, Malolactic Fermentation isn’t technically a fermentation at all.

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Avoid pitfalls and mistakes when starting a cellar. Here are the top considerations to make when collecting wine including how to choose the best wines for your cellar.

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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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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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Get to know two great alternatives to Napa and Sonoma that are right next door. Mendocino and Lake Counties are the up-and-coming wine regions to know.

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