Reality of Wine Prices (What You Get For What You Spend)

How much should we expect to spend on decent wine? There are different pricing segments for wine which include words like “ultra premium,” “popular premium,” and “super value.” Let’s take a look at what you should get for what you spend.

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5 South American Wine Varieties You Need to Know

While you’ll find all the usual suspects (Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc etc…) in South America, there are a handful of lesser known varieties, that have taken on an almost uniquely South American identity. Here are the top five you need to know about:

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Differences Between Chardonnay and Viognier

Chardonnay and Viognier are both full-bodied white wines but they have subtle differences. Learn how to identify these wines (even blind) and gain a deeper understanding how to pair them with food.

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Updated! Wine Maps of the World

It doesn’t matter if you’re working in the wine business or love wine as a hobby and side-passion, wine maps are an essential way to understand wine on a deeper level. This latest set…

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Wines From Dry to Sweet (Chart)

We charted the sweetness in wine from the wines that are bone-dry to richly sweet. You might be surprised to notice that many sweet-tasting wines are less sweet than they seem and many seemingly dry wines are more sweet than you might realize.

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The Trouble With “White Label” Wines

White label wines are relabeled or rebranded wines created out of the bulk wine market. While some are good, many are nothing more than relabeled bulk wines from the world’s largest wine production houses.

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Flavor Profiles of White Wines (Infographic)

A simple visualization of primary flavor components in white wines and how they are expressed in different varieties. This chart contains 16 common white wine varieties and 10 primary flavor components in varying degree.

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Where To Find The Best Sauvignon Blanc

A few wine regions have taken on this grape as their pet project and they’re making the best wines in the world. Here is an introduction to these regions including where to look, and what to expect from a great bottle of Sauvignon Blanc.

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