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This year offers a particularly great selections of wines for Thanksgiving due to some exceptional recent vintages. Here are 7 wine varieties that will make Thanksgiving even more special.

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If you’ve ever driven through a vineyard area you may have noticed that some vineyards look different than others. Each vine training system offers different benefits to grapes.

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Complete Wine Color Chart

Posted to Learn About Wine on October 12th.

Observing color in wine will improve your mental repertoire for activities such as blind tasting, assessing wine quality and vintage. Use this chart to become familiar with the hue spectrum in wine and common terminology to describe wine color.

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Piedmont is 6th in terms of production size of Italy’s 20 major wine growing areas. It’s known for quality and produces more DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) than any other region.

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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 next addition to Wine Folly’s maps is here. Please welcome the region of Alsace, the 6th map in the France map series. Alsace lies on the border between France and Germany and is most famously known for its…

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

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A detailed peek into why wine barrels are such an integral part of modern winemaking. Learn about the different kinds of barrels that are used and how they affect wine.

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This article serves as a guide to outline the types of wines from each of Italy 20 wine regions. See which regions have the most vineyard plantings and learn what their wines taste like.

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