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The only reason why booze has become so intertwined with this holiday is because March 17th happens to fall right in the middle of Lent. It’s like a built-in Catholic “cheat” day! So, as far as we’re concerned, wine is still on the menu.

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Get into the details of the regions producing the boldest Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère and Bordeaux-style blends in Chile.

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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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The once forgettable wine region of Lazio is starting to turn out some fascinating wines. Better still is the fact that since they’re so under-appreciated you’re likely to find exceptional values.

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The Ides of March have been remembered as a tumultuous transition time, but they are also a time of rebirth and renewal.. and a huge celebration.

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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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Ever wondered why some wines have a creamy or buttery taste? The process of Malolactic Fermentation is a winemaking process that gives both red and white wines a richer and creamier texture. Oddly enough, Malolactic Fermentation isn’t technically a fermentation at all.

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How To Start A Wine Collection

Posted to Learn About Wine on February 17th.

There is a big different between buying wine and collecting wine. Buying wine is a somewhat random effort based on likes and preferences in the moment. Collecting wine on the other hand…

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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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