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Wine Myths: Debunked

Wine myths are often unspoken but incredibly pervasive. Their looming presence may prevent wine novices from feeling confident about how they drink. Most would agree that wine experiences are best enjoyed with friends, but myths can hinder otherwise joyous wine drinking occasions. “Sparkling wine MUST be enjoyed in a flute glass, or else!” “Wines sealed with a screw cap are ALWAYS unenjoyable.” Many wine myths have circulated for decades. Legions of potential wine lovers can be turned off by a single falsehood. Quashing wine myths is an ideal way to make wine more inclusionary and accessible to all who wish to participate. Our esteemed cadre of wine writers has exposed the truth about some commonly believed wine myths. Spread the word!  Soave is crappy.  In the 1970s, Americans consumed...

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Wine & Caviar To Remind You

There’s always a reason to celebrate or something to which you can look forward. It could be the re-release of your favorite Starbucks drink, catching up with an old friend, or even a three day wee...

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Washington & Oregon Wines Tread the Line

Columbia Valley, Columbia Gorge, and Walla Walla Valley: a triumvirate of outstanding wine producing regions with a fascinating twist. While there are numerous ways in which these three areas are v...

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Your Wine: It's All About the Oak!

One of the first things that comes to mind when a consumer envisions a winery is a huge stack of barrels. The amazing smell of wine soaked oak with its toasty, warm wood scent is intoxicating. As a...

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Godello Wines Have Arrived

Meet Mr. Godello of Bierzo

Jul 7 at 12:00am
I’d never heard of Godello until a few years ago but this Spanish white grape variety is now a regular on U.K. wine shelves. What’s more, it’s here to stay; it’s easy to pronounce, the wines taste ... Read More »

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Must-Drink Grapes from Greece

Jul 1 at 12:00am
Consider the inroads Greeks have made for us moderns in architectural design, mathematics, theater and more; wine is no exception. Greece is an indisputable forbear of grape growing and winemaking.... Read More »

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When You Run Out of Wine: Rum for a Change

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Have you discovered the joys of sipping your rum neat, or are you only mixing it into cocktails? Both are certainly delicious ways to enjoy rum. However if you’re not yet familiar with expressions ... Read More »

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There is Nothing Bourgeois about Cru Bourgeois

Jun 10 at 12:00am
I did not really know much about wine when I started my junior year abroad studying in Strasbourg, France. At the time I was far more worried about the inebriating effect of wine than I was about a... Read More »

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New World Wine Secrets: Murrieta's Well

Jun 10 at 12:00am
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The Great Wine Grapes of Austria

Jun 1 at 12:00am
It’s not shocking to imagine that one of the most overlooked wine regions would also be home to some of the most unnoticed wine grapes. While there is much to say about the wines of Austria, this e... Read More »

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The Ultimate Cookie & Wine Pairing Guide

May 26 at 12:00am
You’ve been down this crumb-lined road before. Pairing cookies and wine is not a unique endeavor, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy one. Sweet wines are an obvious choice, but you’ll need to make ... Read More »

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The Barolo Wine Wars Have Begun

May 18 at 12:00am
Barolo may be Italy’s most famous red but surprisingly it hails from a very small vineyard region. Tucked into the top northwest corner, just south of the medieval town of Alba in the heart the Lan... Read More »

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The Best Ribera and Rueda Wine Pairings in the World

May 17 at 12:00am
Don’t let anyone fool you: Perfect wine pairings do exist, but you must be mindful of the wine’s geography, terroir, and character. Strong indigenous grapes, ideal climate and potent soils make for... Read More »

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Thinking Pink: The Intricacies of Making Rose

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