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Lifecycle of a Wine Grapevine

Posted to Learn About Wine on September 19th.

You may have heard the phrase “great wine is made in the vineyard” and it’s true! Great wines are made with great grapes. Let’s take a look at the lifecycle of a grapevine and learn how each step affects that year’s vintage.

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French Wine Exploration Map

Posted to Learn About Wine on September 14th.

Jumpstart your French wine knowledge with this French Wine Map and an overview of its 11 wine region – plus a 12th section to highlight up-and-coming areas!

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The vintage can greatly affect the taste and quality of wine, and this primarily because of the weather the vines are affected with throughout the growing season. Find out more about how to identify great vintages on your own.

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Try this palate training exercise at home and greatly improve your sense of taste.

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Every state in America grows grapes and makes wine. Discover the wine specialty of your home state.

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Guide to Muscadine Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on August 31st.

As we delved into understanding one of America’s true native wine grapes, we realized they are uniquely amazing, but the wines are a bit misunderstood.

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Here are 12 facts about Cabernet Sauvignon that might surprise you.

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Red wine in the summer is about as palatable as warm mayonnaise. If you’ve been hiding in a dark air conditioned room just to enjoy a glass of red wine, there’s hope for you yet!

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A Primer to Bordeaux Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on August 5th.

Bordeaux (“Bore-doe”) refers to a wine from Bordeaux, France. Over 90% of Bordeaux wines are red wines made with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. This article will introduce you to Bordeaux wine including tasting notes, food pairing suggestions, and key details to know.

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Learn the fundamentals behind food and wine pairing to create your own great pairings. This guide will show you the steps and what to look for in your recipe to find the perfect wine.

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