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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Lambrusco Wines Worth Drinking

Today, the best Lambruscos are dry (secco) and barely sweet (semisecco) and almost always made in a semi-sparkling, frizzante, style. There are about 10 different varieties, but if you’re just getting into Lambrusco, here are the 4 high quality varieties to know

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