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Lodi Wine Guide (with Maps)

Posted to Learn About Wine on October 30th.

Lodi is a treasure trove of old vines and forgotten wine varieties. If there is one grape variety that defines Lodi wine, it’s Zinfandel.

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Once you know this trick, you won’t be frustrated by a restaurant wine list ever again. Here are 3 tips on reading wine labels.

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Thirteen amazing horror movie wine pairings. Because you’re too old for candy anyway.

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Learn which wines to pair with 11 classic soups along with tips on how to create your own great matches.

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This guide to the Columbia Valley AVA will quickly get you up to speed on what wines are worth seeking out and what you should know about Washington wine.

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9 Must-Try Wines For Fall

Posted to Wine Tips & Tricks on September 27th.

We all need wine inspiration. Here is a great list of wines that deliver the spice, are ideal of shorter days, taste great with harvest foods, and mesh well with the changing colors of fall.

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They were huge in the 80s and then they disappeared. What happened? Turns out, an increase in excise taxes gave malternative beverages (like Zima) a leg up.

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Tardif is intriguing because it’s slow to ripen – a classic sign of a high-quality red grape variety. The wines has similarities to Syrah.

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3 simple tips on how to always find great tasting wines at the best values.

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Fire, smoke, and ash–always an unwelcome prelude to harvest. Smoke taint is a real concern for winegrowers this close to harvest.

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