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3 Chardonnay Styles and How to Find Them

If you’re just getting started with Chardonnay, here’s what you need to know to be Chardonnay smart. There are 3 primary styles of Chardonnay

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Guide to Petit Verdot Red Wine

Petit Verdot (“peh-tee vur-doe”) is a full-bodied red wine that originates from Southwestern France (in Bordeaux). It is commonly used as a blending grape in Bordeaux blends, but warm climate regions have begun to champion this wine…

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On Finding Great Torrontés Wine

Torrontés (“torr-ron-tez”) is an aromatic white wine that originated in Argentina. The wine smells sweet but tastes dry and is an ideal wine to match with Asian and Indian cuisine due to it’s…

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Nebbiolo: The Grape of Barolo and So Much More

Nebbiolo (“Nebby-oh-low”) is a full-bodied red wine more famously known by the two production regions of Barolo and Barbaresco. Find out about this grape and how to find great wines.

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Viognier (“Vee-own-yay”) Wine Guide

Viognier (“Vee-own-yay”) is a full-bodied white wine that originated in Southern France. Most loved for its perfumed aromas of peach, tangerine and honeysuckle, wines with Viognier…

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Mencia: The Red Wine To Know

Mencía (“Men-thee-ah”) is a medium-bodied red wine grape that produces high quality wines with floral and red fruit flavors. If you love aromatic red wines like Pinot Noir and Gamay, Mencía is definitely worth tasting.

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Fantastic, Underrated Vermentino Wine

Vermentino (“vur-men-teeno”) is a light-bodied white wine that comes from Italy. What’s exciting about Vermentino is it tastes similar to Sauvignon Blanc and is often much more affordable…

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Taster’s Guide to Gamay Wine

Gamay (“Gam-may” aka. Gamay Noir) is a light-bodied red wine that’s similar in taste to Pinot Noir. The best part about Gamay is you can find high quality wines that are a more-affordable option to Pinot Noir.

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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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There’s a Wine That Tastes Like Cotton Candy

There is a wine that tastes like cotton candy, and surprisingly, it’s not made with cotton candy grapes. It’s made with a special wine grape that we’ve never heard of..

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Petite Sirah Wine

Explore the flavors and tastes of Petite Sirah wines as well pairing it with food. Petite Sirah (“Peh-teet sear-ah”) aka Durif, is different than Syrah…

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