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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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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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Muscadet (“muss-kuh-day”) is a bone-dry, light-bodied white wine from the Loire Valley. The wine is known as the perfect wine to pair with seafood and historically, was the first French cooking wine in beurre blanc..

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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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Montepulciano Wine Guide

Posted to Learn About Wine on October 9th.

Montepulciano (“mon-ta-pull-chee-anno”) is a medium-bodied red wine that originates from central Italy not to be confused with Vino Nobile de Montepulciano, a regional name for the…

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Cabernet Franc Wine Guide

Posted to Learn About Wine on September 30th.

Cabernet Franc (“Cab-err-nay fronk”) is medium-bodied red wine that in the Basque country of France. The wine is loved for its savory, bell pepper-like flavors, medium-high acidity and mouthwatering…

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