Topic: Wine Tips & Tricks

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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Washington is still very much a frontier of winemaking on the West coast, Here’s what’s worth getting excited about from an insider’s perspective.

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Wine and chocolate have a lot of similarities to each other. For one, they’re both considered aphrodisiacs and they both contain flavanols (antioxidants). Despite these striking similarities, it’s somewhat challenging to pair wine and chocolate together… but it can be done!

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Yes you can pair wine with burgers. Here are recommendations and tips on how to pair wines with different burgers and most importantly, why they work, so you can do it yourself.

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How to pair bold red wines like Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Nebbiolo with vegan or vegetarian foods.

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Learn how different winemaking methods make different styles of wines, all with one grape: Pinot Noir!

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Despite what you may have heard, it doesn’t matter if you’re a super taster or not, almost everyone can improve their sense of taste by learning to identify aroma compounds in wine.

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Our sensory biases are imprinted at a young age when we associate colors to foods. For example, we correlate the sweet, spiced, citrus flavor of an orange…

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With just a teaspoon of simple syrup per glass, you’ll find they’re only delicately sweet and not cloying.

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Despite the incredible history surrounding the fortified wines of Europe, they’ve fallen out of favor. On the plus side, it means you can find exceptional quality for great value. Here are several fine fortified wines that can be found for less than $20.

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