Topic: Wine Tips & Tricks

A detailed peek into why wine barrels are such an integral part of modern winemaking. Learn about the different kinds of barrels that are used and how they affect wine.

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Here are 12 facts about Cabernet Sauvignon that might surprise you.

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Red wine in the summer is about as palatable as warm mayonnaise. If you’ve been hiding in a dark air conditioned room just to enjoy a glass of red wine, there’s hope for you yet!

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

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Here is a clever way to use the foil on the top of a wine bottle as a cork holder. We learned this cork trick in a wine bar in Verona.

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Expert tips on choosing a wine decanter. If you enjoy red wine or drink more affordable wine on a regular basis then using a decanter is a great idea.

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Wine knowledge moves slow and it can take an entire generation for a wine variety to outgrow a poor repuation. Here are some wines that deserve a second chance.

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