Guide to Carignan: The Food Wine

Carignan (“care-in-yen”) is a medium-bodied red wine that grows mostly in Southern France, Spain and the Island of Sardinia. Its fruit forward flavors and spice notes make it the perfect food wine…

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Defining Medium-Bodied Red Wines

Medium-bodied red wines are the idyllic food wines. Find out which wines fit in the “medium-bodied” style and if this this is your go-to style.

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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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7 Primary Styles of Spanish Red Wine

Get to know the primary Spanish red wines and what they taste like. Spanish wines range from sub $15 fruit-forward daily drinkers to high tannin wines with subtle fruit…

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Guide to Sangiovese Wine

Learn everything you need to get started with Italy’s champion red grape variety. Learn about the many different kinds of Sangiovese wines and how to pronounce it with confidence.

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Essential Guide to Grenache Wine

Get to know the taste of Grenache wine as well as food pairing recommendations. Discover the major Grenache wine regions including France, Spain and the United States.

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