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Wine 101: Finish

The wine’s finish is an important aspect of wine tasting basics. A finish is how long the flavor lasts after it is swallowed: did it last several seconds, and was it light-bodied or full-bodied …

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Wine 101: Taste

Taste is a highly personal, individualistic expression. What tastes good to one person could perhaps be terrible to another, but what does this all mean in the context of wine …

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The Story of Cabernet Franc

Believe it or not, Cabernet Franc is one of the most popular grape varietals in the world. While Cabernet Franc may seem like it has a secondary role in the blending of Bordeaux-style …

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Wine 101: Smell

The smell of a wine is often as important as how the wine tastes because smell can heavily influence our taste. If the wine’s aromas that are “off” or simply do not smell good, this sensation …

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Weird Wine Words Defined

Wine tasting may be subjective, but there are some commonly used terms that seem a little out of place in everyday conversation. Here are our top five weird wine terms to get you …

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Rosé Four Ways

Spring is here, which means it’s time to “rosé all day” and enjoy a cool, refreshing drink of pink. But how does the wine acquire its famous shade? Learn about the four ways winemakers …

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Valentine Varietals

Some of the world’s most popular grape varieties are the product of matchmaking! Whether the love connection was made intentionally or by accident, these famous children of the grape …

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