Illustrated Grape Vine Training Methods

If you’ve ever driven through a vineyard area you may have noticed that some vineyards look different than others. Each vine training system offers different benefits to grapes.

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Complete Wine Color Chart

Observing color in wine will improve your mental repertoire for activities such as blind tasting, assessing wine quality and vintage. Use this chart to become familiar with the hue spectrum in wine and common terminology to describe wine color.

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The Wines of Piedmont, Italy (DOCs and DOCGs)

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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Lifecycle of a Wine Grapevine

You may have heard the phrase “great wine is made in the vineyard” and it’s true! Great wines are made with great grapes. Let’s take a look at the lifecycle of a grapevine and learn how each step affects that year’s vintage.

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French Wine Exploration Map

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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Understanding Alsace Wine (w/ Maps)

The next addition to Wine Folly’s maps is here. Please welcome the region of Alsace, the 6th map in the France map series. Alsace lies on the border between France and Germany and is most famously known for its…

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