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Chenin Blanc is a grown throughout the world, most notably in the Loire Valley of France and South Africa. What’s amazing about this variety is the diversity of styles, from sparkling wines and lean, dry whites to sweet, golden nectars and even fine brandy.

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As the grape has spread to warmer climates, winemakers have realized that Petit Verdot can make intensely bold, fruity-yet-floral red wines that easily stand on their own.

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Riesling is a grape you either love to love or love to hate – that is, until you try a great dry Riesling.

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A useful tool to have on hand while tasting, the wine flavor wheel is a visual glossary of wine terms organized by where they come from.

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Featured Wine: Nebbiolo

Posted to Learn About Wine on April 3rd.

Several tips on finding a great bottle of Nebbiolo wine. Particularly from the lessor known regions which offer the best value.

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You might think we at Wine Folly are just contributing to the madness with the headlines below. But, rest assured, this wine-based beverage is actually real. We can’t believe it either.

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In this beginner article we’ll show how wine labels affect our choices and affiliation with brands, along with some tips on how to look past the design for pertinent information on the bottle.

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Verdejo (“Vurr-day-ho”) is an uncommon light-bodied white wine that grows almost exclusively in Spain. The wine is an outstanding alternative to wines like Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio with surprising changes in its flavors as it ages. Find out more about Verdejo, where it grows, what it tastes like, and food pairings.

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If you’re a fan of crisp, fresh, aromatic, fruity white wines with clean herbaceous notes, you’ll want to reach for a Verdejo.

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Beyond the use of artificial colorings, can red and white grapes be made into wine of other colors?

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