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Catch the Corsican Rose Wave

Corsica may fall under French jurisdiction, but its spirit is clearly distinct from that on “the continent”, as they say. Read the street signs in French or in Corsican; if you know some Italian, you’ll grasp the latter easily. After all, Corsica was Italian for a solid seven hundred years before the island raised the French tricolore flag in 1769. The island of Corsica is a jagged slab of granite that thrusts almost angrily toward the sky. These dramatic mountains give Corsica its majestic beauty, which in turn gives it the moniker, “l’Îsle de Beauté”, or “the Beautiful Island”. Latitude-wise, the island extends from southern Bolgheri in Tuscany to 35 miles south of Rome. It is sunnier and drier there than anywhere else in France. However, the mountains are cold at night, even in in t...

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It's Time to Get Serious About Rose

This is the time of the year that you see a slew of rosé wine reviews, as the summer is known as pink wine season. This is underscored by the fact that most wineries release their rosés in the spri...

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Ditch Your Rose: Orange Wine Is Burning Hot

Orange wine is something I feel I have read about more often than I have seen it in the past few years. It is definitely not on every wine list I encounter nor is it taking up a lot of shelf space ...

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Wine List Agony

Be Your Own Sommelier

We’ve all been there. You’re shown to your table. You’re feeling good. Then the wine waiter (or sommelier) appears with the wine list. The table goes quiet as everybody prays that the inevitable ga...

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We Found the Next Wine Lover's Paradise

Meet Tin City

Jul 3 at 12:00am
Wine travel never gets old. Your experience can vary from place to place; from vintage to vintage. By now you’ve seen or heard of many wine destinations, and you’re probably wondering what’s next. ... Read More »

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A Question of Women in Wine

Rhône Valley Ladies Unite

Jun 30 at 12:00am
How many female winemakers and vineyard owners do you know? A few months ago, Christy Canterbury introduced some ladies of the Langhe. Female winemakers in Piedmont have changed the conservative wi... Read More »

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Barolo: Then and Now

By Victor Rallo Jr. and Anthony Verdoni

Jun 23 at 12:00am
Barolo is the “King” of Italian wines. Its crown, however, has changed during the past 50 years or so. Italy’s wine laws went into effect in the mid-1960’s. At that time Barolo was a DOC wine. Ther... Read More »

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Lodi Wines: Past, Present, Future

A Wine Travel Log

Jun 19 at 12:00am
There’s nothing quite like having wine friends. After all, our mutual topic of interest is a social lubricant. But there’s so much more to it, as Snooth’s recent blogger trip will attest. Earlier t... Read More »

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Go New Oak or Go Home

The Life Cycle of An Oak Barrel

Jun 18 at 12:00am
Few things better represent the art of winemaking more than the image of oak wine barrel racks inside a picturesque château, as they lovingly age the sweet juices that will one day be poured into o... Read More »

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A Virtual Taste of Lodi

Jun 16 at 12:00am
Earlier this month the Snooth team assembled a group of talented bloggers for a press trip to Lodi wine country. We like to call the area LoCA -- that’s a portmanteau for Lodi, California. Our trip... Read More »

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Under the Radar Value Bottles: Portugal

Jun 5 at 12:00am
If you talk to the right people, you’ll learn very quickly that Portugal has controlled world trade for centuries, and is responsible for a myriad of inventions--including the compass, Christopher ... Read More »

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Challenging Wine Personalities

Jun 2 at 12:00am
Over the years, multiple varieties have made the news for one reason or another. Some, like Gewurztraminer, suffer from difficult to pronounce names. Others suffer from identity challenges. Chardon... Read More »

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Franciacorta is the Next Champagne

By Victor Rallo Jr. and Anthony Verdoni

May 29 at 12:00am
Italians love Champagne. They enjoy an age-old custom of beginning a meal with a conversation and an apertivo. Very often this apertivo takes the shape of an effervescent wine. It has come about th... Read More »

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The Texas Wine Scene is Booming

May 28 at 12:00am
As the former National Wine Director for Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, I love the line, “A slab and a Cab, please.” As a native Texan, I never would have thought Texan Cabernet would join cat... Read More »

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