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Torrontés (“torr-ron-tez”) is an aromatic white wine that originated in Argentina. The wine smells sweet but tastes dry and is an ideal wine to match with Asian and Indian cuisine due to it’s…

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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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Certain glass shapes work better for specific wines. Find out why and how to select the ideal wine glass for your personal drinking preferences.

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Is it really just grapes or are there other ingredients added to make it taste the way it does? Find out why wine is described as tasting like berries or vanilla.

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Vin Santo Wines of Italy

Posted to Learn About Wine on December 21st.

Vin Santo (or Vino Santo) is a viscous, typically sweet dessert wine made in Italy, predominantly in Tuscany. The wine is loved for its intense flavors of hazelnut…

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How Wines Age

Posted to Learn About Wine on December 18th.

What do old wines taste like? And… the question we’re all wondering: are old wines better than young wines? Learn how wines age by observing a single wine that’s been produced the same way for nearly 30…

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Mencia: The Red Wine To Know

Posted to Learn About Wine on December 11th.

Mencía (“Men-thee-ah”) is a medium-bodied red wine grape that produces high quality wines with floral and red fruit flavors. If you love aromatic red wines like Pinot Noir and Gamay, Mencía is definitely worth tasting.

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If you like wine and you like cocktails, what happens when you put the two together? Well, I’ve got something for you! Here’s a fun guide outlining 12 classic (and new classic) wine cocktails as well as advice on making your own.

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Vermentino (“vur-men-teeno”) is a light-bodied white wine that comes from Italy. What’s exciting about Vermentino is it tastes similar to Sauvignon Blanc and is often much more affordable…

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Taster’s Guide to Gamay Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on November 25th.

Gamay (“Gam-may” aka. Gamay Noir) is a light-bodied red wine that’s similar in taste to Pinot Noir. The best part about Gamay is you can find high quality wines that are a more-affordable option to Pinot Noir.

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