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What is it about Pinot Noir that is so darn special to enthusiasts? Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting facts about Pinot Noir.

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You can learn a lot about what type of wine you’re buying based on the style of bottle. Take a look at the major types of wine bottles and what wines tend to be inside.

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With global warming heating up wine regions around the world some Southern countries, including Argentina and New Zealand, are annexing Antarctica’s vast potential as an ice wine region.

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The best time to visit wine country is during wine harvest season which happens 2 months of the year. Find out when each type of grape is harvested on both sides of the equator.

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There are 6 red wines and most fly under the radar but as it happens they are some of the best red wines for beginners. Learn what Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, and Garnacha have in common as excellent wines to start your adventure into the wine world.

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What are the basic factors that make wine expensive? And, are these factors that make wine more expensive imaginary or real?

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If you have more than 30 taste buds in a space the size of a hole punch on your tongue then you are a supertaster. See if you are a supertaster and how your tasting ability relates to wine.

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It’s time to tune your wine smarts and get the latest buying tips for 2014. The eGuide is free and is designed to work on mobile devices.

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Check out the following tips on storing open wine. These are free or cheap tips that anyone can do to preserve wine up to 2 weeks.

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Learn the taste differences between Argentina Malbec and French Malbec. This short exercise will help you decode ‘terroir’.

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