Browse: Full-Bodied Red Wine

While Barossa is famous for Shiraz, you’ll soon find out that there’s more than meets the eye with South Australian wines. Learn what wines to look for, what makes them great, and how to find good quality.

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Cult wines are the pigeon-blood ruby of the wine world. They are extremely rare benchmark wines that exhibit the expression of a particular winemaking region. Of course, actually getting to taste a cult wine presents a bit of a quandary, so here’s an alternative…

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A great starting point of regions (and wine varieties) to seek out when you need something big, bold and red. Spain, South Africa, California and Australia all have something in common…

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Petit Verdot (“peh-tee vur-doe”) is a full-bodied red wine that originates from Southwestern France (in Bordeaux). It is commonly used as a blending grape in Bordeaux blends, but warm climate regions have begun to champion this wine…

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Identify similar tasting red wines based on their boldness level on this visual chart.

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Nebbiolo (“Nebby-oh-low”) is a full-bodied red wine more famously known by the two production regions of Barolo and Barbaresco. Find out about this grape and how to find great wines.

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Take a detailed look into what Amarone wine is all about and why it’s special, from a taste profile of great Amarone to its defining features so you can find great wines on your own.

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Touriga Nacional (“tor-ee-gah nah-see-un-nall”) is a full-bodied red wine from Portugal with aging potential like Cabernet Sauvignon. This unsung grape variety is most common as a blending grape in Port wine and has only recently been championed as a dry red wine.

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Explore the flavors and tastes of Petite Sirah wines as well pairing it with food. Petite Sirah (“Peh-teet sear-ah”) aka Durif, is different than Syrah…

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Learn the taste, styles and food pairings of Nero d’Avola pulled from pages 145-146 of Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine. A super value…

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