Are We Overly Influenced by Wine Labels?

In this beginner article we’ll show how wine labels affect our choices and affiliation with brands, along with some tips on how to look past the design for pertinent information on the bottle.

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Taster’s Guide to Verdejo Wine

Verdejo (“Vurr-day-ho”) is an uncommon light-bodied white wine that grows almost exclusively in Spain. The wine is an outstanding alternative to wines like Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio with surprising changes in its flavors as it ages. Find out more about Verdejo, where it grows, what it tastes like, and food pairings.

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Featured Grape: Verdejo

If you’re a fan of crisp, fresh, aromatic, fruity white wines with clean herbaceous notes, you’ll want to reach for a Verdejo.

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Featured Grape: Carménère

This month, we’re taking a closer look at the red grape, Carménère. Those of us who love savory things and yearn for wines outside of the “fruit-bomb” spectrum will love what Carménère has to offer.

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A Tale of Two (Very Different) Chardonnays

Chardonnay: it’s the world’s most planted white grape and also the world’s most polarizing wine: you either love it or hate it. I’m hear to show you that Chardonnay is way less obvious (and more nuanced) that you might have thought.

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What is Malolactic Fermentation? The Buttery Taste in Wine

Ever wondered why some wines have a creamy or buttery taste? The process of Malolactic Fermentation is a winemaking process that gives both red and white wines a richer and creamier texture. Oddly enough, Malolactic Fermentation isn’t technically a fermentation at all.

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What Wines To Pair With Chocolate?

Wine and chocolate have a lot of similarities to each other. For one, they’re both considered aphrodisiacs and they both contain flavanols (antioxidants). Despite these striking similarities, it’s somewhat challenging to pair wine and chocolate together… but it can be done!

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