Topic: Wine Tips & Tricks

A useful tool to have on hand while tasting, the wine flavor wheel is a visual glossary of wine terms organized by where they come from.

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Those of us love wine aren’t aware of how our appreciation for wine changes the way we view the world. For example, we might plan our vacations in wine regions, or spend a little more time reading the fascinating histories around wine. Of course, sometimes we do silly things too.

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In this beginner article we’ll show how wine labels affect our choices and affiliation with brands, along with some tips on how to look past the design for pertinent information on the bottle.

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Saint Patrick’s Day is right around the corner – pints of Guinness and tumblers of Whiskey abound! If malted barley isn’t your thing, here are 5 awesome wine pairings with Irish foods that will having you dancing a jig!

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Here are 10 drinking facts about Carménère wine that will help you get the most out of each sip.

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The next time you find yourself wrapped up in a bed sheet with a wreath atop your head (Toga party?) here are some Roman foods and wines to explore to make your party more legit.

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If you’re scientific minded and curious, you can learn to identify a great deal of aroma compounds (including “impact compounds”) in wine. Next time you have a glass of wine in front of your nose, see if you can pick out one of these more bizarre flavors.

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Chardonnay: it’s the world’s most planted white grape and also the world’s most polarizing wine: you either love it or hate it. I’m hear to show you that Chardonnay is way less obvious (and more nuanced) that you might have thought.

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How do you tell if a wine will improve with age? Oddly enough, just spending more money on a bottle won’t guarantee that it will age well. Instead, there are a few key characteristics to look for in cellar-worthy wines.

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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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