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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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Learn which red and white wines are known for having vegetal flavors, why these bell pepper-like aromas happen, and how to seek out high quality wines.

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This guide will present Savoie’s main grape varieties (it’s white wine heaven), outline the flavor profiles of the wines and introduce you to its 3 appellations.

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Loire Valley Wine Guide

Posted to Learn About Wine on February 22nd.

In this advanced guide we’ll explore the wines of the Loire Valley of France–from Muscadet to Sancerre. Figure out what’s the love and where to look for your next bottle of Loire.

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Does wine increase the likeliness of breast cancer? But wait! A recent study says yes, but they might have jumped the gun, as you will soon find out…

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The Northern Rhône region of France is the benchmark by which all other Syrah wines are measured. Find out the intricacies of this region and learn how to shop smart for wines from this storied region.

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