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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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A wine dinner is a meal where every course is paired with wine. Let’s break down a wine dinner from starters to dessert and figure out which styles of wine fit neatly into each course.

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A infographic exploring some of the many potential wine pairings with different spices and herbs. More often than not, it’s the herbs and spices in a dish that makes a wine pairing taste so good.

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Carignan (“care-in-yen”) is a medium-bodied red wine that grows mostly in Southern France, Spain and the Island of Sardinia. Its fruit forward flavors and spice notes make it the perfect food wine…

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There is a wine that tastes like cotton candy, and surprisingly, it’s not made with cotton candy grapes. It’s made with a special wine grape that we’ve never heard of..

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