Exploring Touriga Nacional Wine

Touriga Nacional (“tor-ee-gah nah-see-un-nall”) is a full-bodied red wine from Portugal with aging potential like Cabernet Sauvignon. This unsung grape variety is most common as a blending grape in Port wine and has only recently been championed as a dry red wine.

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Guide to Tasting and Pairing Muscadet

Muscadet (“muss-kuh-day”) is a bone-dry, light-bodied white wine from the Loire Valley. The wine is known as the perfect wine to pair with seafood and historically, was the first French cooking wine in beurre blanc..

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Montepulciano Wine Guide

Montepulciano (“mon-ta-pull-chee-anno”) is a medium-bodied red wine that originates from central Italy not to be confused with Vino Nobile de Montepulciano, a regional name for the…

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Big Papa: Cabernet Franc Wine Guide

Cabernet Franc (“Cab-err-nay fronk”) is medium-bodied red wine that in the Basque country of France. The wine is loved for its savory, bell pepper-like flavors, medium-high acidity and mouthwatering…

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Pairing Wine with Salmon

First we’ll discuss the nature of pairing a wine directly with a very basic salmon, and then offer a few variation options of pairings depending on the sauce and preparation method.

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Comparing Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc

What’s the difference between Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc? Each wine represents a very different style and taste of dry white wine. Let’s take a closer look at their differences to find out which one you prefer.

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