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Learn the fundamentals behind food and wine pairing to create your own great pairings. This guide will show you the steps and what to look for in your recipe to find the perfect wine.

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We charted the sweetness in wine from the wines that are bone-dry to richly sweet. You might be surprised to notice that many sweet-tasting wines are less sweet than they seem and many seemingly dry wines are more sweet than you might realize.

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No matter how you look at it, what we consume defines our health. By improving our sense of taste, we can learn to crave the food and drink that are better for us in the long term.

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Learn a few facts about the French wine and how it’s labeled to improve your ability to find better wines (regardless of price).

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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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Does it really matter what wine glass you use? In this tasting we’ll compare how a wine tastes based on the type of glass it’s served in.

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It’s easy to drink great wine, but knowing how to find great wines is much harder. Here are a few tips I wish I knew when I first got into wine…

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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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Understanding Acidity in Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on December 9th.

What is acidity in wine and how does one taste it? Also, how acidic is wine? Wines range from 2.5 to about 4 pH and some wines have less acidity than…

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Let’s take a look at what the standard alcohol levels are in wine from the lightest to the strongest. Alcohol content in wine ranges from 5.5% to 23% alcohol by volume (ABV).

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