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Wine tastings are a great way to host a party because they simultaneously improve your wine intelligence while having a really fun time. I’d like to offer you a few tips to make your wine tasting party useful as well as a few recommendations for how to do it.

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The wine tasting method is a simple process that will help you identify specific features in wine while tasting it. Taste along with this video to practice how it’s done.

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You’ve probably heard that much of the wine we see at supermarkets is connected to just a few major brands. So, to illustrate the point, we went to a few local retailers in the Seattle area to see how much of what we see is independent vs. larger brands.

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Mulled wine is a spiced hot wine cocktail with many variations and the best ones are quite easy to make.

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How to Choose Champagne

Posted to Learn About Wine on November 23rd.

Picking out Champagne can be stressful for a couple of different reasons. The notes below will help you identify the important things to pay attention to when choosing a bottle of Champagne.

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A map of 35 great wines from western Europe. Have you’ve tried them all?

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I’d like to introduce you to a few remarkable sipping wines with highly individualized aromas. If you haven’t tasted them yet, try one over the winter (it’s the perfect time to try them) and expand your understanding of wine.

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Whether you’re determined to become the world’s next leading sommelier, or just want to drink wine more confidently, these books are at the top of the list for learning about wine.

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Bonarda is a stealthy red wine option from Argentina that we think is going to make a big splash in coming years. Find out more this delightful red wine and why you might even prefer it to Malbec.

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Find out about Chile’s 7 most important wine varieties, how they taste, and what regions to seek out to find great quality. Once you know what clues to look for on the bottle, you’ll consistently find great wines.

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