4 Super Underrated Fortified Wines

Despite the incredible history surrounding the fortified wines of Europe, they’ve fallen out of favor. On the plus side, it means you can find exceptional quality for great value. Here are several fine fortified wines that can be found for less than $20.

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Basic Wine Etiquette Tips (Video)

There is a lot to learn and know about etiquette which can make it seem daunting and much of it seems quite frivolous on the surface. However when practiced, it provides a great deal of respect to others and to yourself.

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Food and Wine Pairings With Holiday Favorites

Let’s just assume your holiday is anything but normal. Honestly, whose is? That said, if this winter’s adventure involves cooking some holiday classics, I’d like to offer 10 unique wine pairings that will make everything a bit more joyous.

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Great Reads for the Wine Geek

Here are 6 new books that will open your eyes up to ideas and possibilities with science, culture, history and travel all around the our favorite topic: wine.

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Hosting Your Own Wine Tasting? Here Are Tips From a Pro!

Wine tastings are a great way to host a party because they simultaneously improve your wine intelligence while having a really fun time. I’d like to offer you a few tips to make your wine tasting party useful as well as a few recommendations for how to do it.

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Big Wine Brands vs. Independent Wineries

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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3 Wines that will Change the way You Think About Wine

I’d like to introduce you to a few remarkable sipping wines with highly individualized aromas. If you haven’t tasted them yet, try one over the winter (it’s the perfect time to try them) and expand your understanding of wine.

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