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You’ve probably heard that much of the wine we see at supermarkets is connected to just a few major brands. So, to illustrate the point, we went to a few local retailers in the Seattle area to see how much of what we see is independent vs. larger brands.

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This year offers a particularly great selections of wines for Thanksgiving due to some exceptional recent vintages. Here are 7 wine varieties that will make Thanksgiving even more special.

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One thing I’ve learned about the business of wine, especially in nice places with a proper sommelier, is that the cheapest wine is one of the most special wines on the menu.

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September 22nd marked the official start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Here are 6 wine varieties that are ideal pairings for warm oven-roasted foods and chilly weather.

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A rundown of the 6 regions to drink, hoard and cherish from the 2015 vintage.

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Wine knowledge moves slow and it can take an entire generation for a wine variety to outgrow a poor repuation. Here are some wines that deserve a second chance.

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Beyond Provençal rosé, learn about the other styles of wine that are garnering an enthusiastic following. Bandol, Cassis and…

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Here’s what to seek out in rosé wine this 2016, from the budget-minded to the very best. There are essentially 3 tenets of rosé…

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Ordering wine in a restaurant is viewed by most of us as an ostentatious affair that is more likely to cause embarrassment than happiness. Here’s a funny look at what it’s like to order wine in a restaurant and what each step of the process is for.

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3 Greek white wine varieties that are perfect for beaches, picnics and anywhere you might arrive at on a bicycle or in a canoe. These light-bodied white wines each offer their own individual character.

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