Browse: Wine Regions

Washington is still very much a frontier of winemaking on the West coast, Here’s what’s worth getting excited about from an insider’s perspective.

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Central Coast is a large encompassing American Viticultural Area (AVA) that extends from the south of San Francisco all the way to Santa Barbara. This region does happen to produce some of California’s most intriguing, up-and-coming wines.

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Understanding Napa Cabernet

Posted to Learn About Wine on January 25th.

By learning more about Napa’s great Cabernet wines, we can better understand what defines quality with this particular wine grape and seek its potential in both Napa Valley and other regions as well.

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Get to know two great alternatives to Napa and Sonoma that are right next door. Mendocino and Lake Counties are the up-and-coming wine regions to know.

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Wine travel doesn’t have to high-brow (or extremely expensive) to be awesome. Point in case, here are 4 US wine travel spots where you can find cheap hotels, cheap tastings, small communities, and alternative things to do.

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Sauternes Wine Guide

Posted to Learn About Wine on December 7th.

Sauternes is the sweeter side of Bordeaux made from the region’s rare white grapes. Find out about this wonderful dessert wine made with noble rot grapes.

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Guide to German White Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on December 5th.

If you are one of the few who cherish white wines as much as red wines, Germany is a wine region that’s easy to become obsessed with. Here is an introduction to Germany’s top white wines as well as some essential knowledge to help you find great German white wine.

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Find out about Chile’s 7 most important wine varieties, how they taste, and what regions to seek out to find great quality. Once you know what clues to look for on the bottle, you’ll consistently find great wines.

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Piedmont Wine Map of Italy

Posted to Learn About Wine on September 26th.

Piedmont is 6th in terms of production size of Italy’s 20 major wine growing areas. It’s known for quality and produces more DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) than any other region.

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French Wine Exploration Map

Posted to Learn About Wine on September 14th.

Jumpstart your French wine knowledge with this French Wine Map and an overview of its 11 wine region – plus a 12th section to highlight up-and-coming areas!

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