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A story about an unlikely hero (a plant pathologist) who saved California’s heritage vines from being wiped out.

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The west coast of the United States offers several pristine climates for producing outstanding Syrah wine. See where they grow best and learn about the unique wines from each region.

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The Story of Tokaji Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on July 20th.

The sweet wines of Tokaj offer a compelling story of Hungary’s role in the modern history of wine. The wine was treasured by sophisticates from Joseph Haydn to King Louis XIV and because this, the wine inspired many derivatives from France to…

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Get to know Hungarian wines with an introduction of 4 of Hungary’s most intriguing wine regions: Tokaj, Villány, Eger and Nagy Somló.

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All About English Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on July 13th.

If you’re curious about the growing buzz around English wine, this introductory guide to the wines of England will help you get to know the major emerging regions, grapes varieties and styles that are putting England on the map.

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Wine Additives Explained

Posted to Learn About Wine on June 20th.

Let’s take a look at what additives are commonly used in winemaking. Some of them are useful for making great wine, and others could be more questionable. Either way, it’s useful to know what goes into what you drink. Winemaking is a fascinating balance of science and chemistry.

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Learn about a winemaker in Oregon who is using the ancient technique of amphorae to make wine.

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By understanding the processes involved with making a great wine, you’ll be able to identify a great wine based on your own tastes. It doesn’t matter if you’re a collector or novice…

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This Advanced article will show you how to improve your palate with the tasting grid, a tool used by professional sommeliers. Learn the exact technique that Master Sommeliers use to blind taste wine. If you’re just getting started with wine tasting…

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How much should we expect to spend on decent wine? There are different pricing segments for wine which include words like “ultra premium,” “popular premium,” and “super value.” Let’s take a look at what you should get for what you spend.

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