Veraison: When Grapes Turn Red

One of the most important moments in a grapevine’s annual lifecycle is when grapes turn from green to red and start to become sweet. The French call this process veraison (“verr-ray-zohn”).

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Where Did Wine Come From?

No. It wasn’t France. Nor was it Italy. The most current evidence suggests that the first wines made with grapes originated in the Caucasus mountains

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Col Fondo: The Funky Side of Prosecco

The original Prosecco wasn’t the sweet, fruity bubbly we know today. Find out more about “col fondo” or “rifermentato in bottiglia,” a funky, cloudy Prosecco unlike any other.

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All About Vouvray Wine

Vouvray (“VOO-vray”) is a Chenin Blanc wine. It’s loved for it’s floral aromas and boisterous taste that will pucker your lips and make you wish for another sip.

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All About Crémant Wine

Crémant is a group of sparkling wines made with the same technique as Champagne but from outside the Champagne region. This article details the 9 different Crémant wines of France and Luxembourg.

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The Mosel Valley Wine Guide

Choose wines with skill from the Mosel Valley and learn why this region has been considered the best place for Riesling in the world.

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