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Stellenbosch is to South African wine much like Napa is to Californian wine. Explore a detailed guide to the region’s best wine growing areas.

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Here are the primary differences between the 2 Italian red wines: Barolo and Brunello di Montalcino. The first most important difference are the grapes…

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Why does Cristal have the reputation of one of the world’s best Champagnes? The $150 Champagne was once the darling of kings and tsars, and then it…

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Want to start a wine cellar? Believe it or not, choosing the right bottle might be just as important as what’s inside. Dr. Andrew Waterhouse elegantly explains the important of bottle stoppers and aging wine.

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Where wine flavors come from and why some wine tastes like raspberries and vanilla. A peak into the science of wine.

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Discover 3 lesser known wine regions in Southern France. A map to gems including: secret values, big earthy red wines, and decadent Ros├ęs.

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Brix is a measure of the level of grape must in wine that ultimately determines how much alcohol a wine will have. Learn the secrets to what Brix tells you on a wine stat sheet.

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What are the best soils for growing wine grapes? Find out the 4 primary soil types and how you can identify what soils are the basis to the wines you love.

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The Big Secret About Pinot

Posted to Learn About Wine on September 24th.

Pinot is a little bit misunderstood. Recent findings have shown us that all Pinot varieties are not just related, they are, in fact, the same! Time to get to the bottom of the story of Pinot, an ancient grape that has boggled us for centuries.

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If you like wines with intensity and European personality, Spain has you covered. Castilla-La Mancha is a region that will be on your radar for amazing red wine blends.

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