Posts in Wine
Baby, It's Cold Up There, But It's Not All Icewine in Canada

A varietal and style sampling of the Niagara Peninsula

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Winemaking: the Next Generation

How the younger set of family winemakers takes up the mantle.

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South American Wine Underdogs

Make room for carménère and torrontés at the dinner table

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Bored of Big, Red Wine? Try These Winter Whites Instead

No need to go beyond the pale when choosing chilly weather wine; these bottles speak to the season too.

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Exploring Dry Creek Zinfandel

These wines aren’t the alcoholic jam jars you might expect from California zin.

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Cool Climate Wines From Adelaide Hills

This southeastern Australia wine region is like the Burgundy or Sonoma Valley of the Land Down Under.

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The Applegate Valley Is a Sanctuary For Farm First Wine

Consider this off-the-beaten-path destination for your next Oregon wine tour.

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Grocery Stores Open Tap On In-Store Bars

Drink while you shop or pull up a stool, these bars-within-grocery-stores are steering a welcome trend.

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A Foolproof Guide to Mulled Wine

Tracing the history of winter’s favorite warm, spiced wine, along with recipes and recommended bottles.

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Champagne Alternatives For the Holidays

There are 6 more days of merriment left in the season! Here are some alternative sparklers and crowd-sized magnum wines to keep the festivities going.

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Holiday Flavors for Warm Winters

How to capture the essence of a toddy, and other classic winter drinks, when it’s just too schvitzy to drink one.

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Smoke Gets in Your Glass: Red Wines That Have a Whiff of Fireplace

Find out just what makes some bottles smell like crackling logs (or beef jerky).

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Low Alcohol Wines For Holiday Imbibing

When the days are shorter but the festivities are longer, turn to these low ABV wines for holiday drinking that won’t send you under the table by the end of the night.

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Getting To Know the *Other* Cabernet

Cabernet Franc, the workhorse of Bordeaux blends and the grape behind Loire Valley Chinon, is finding its way into American bottles.

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Give Gewurztraminer a Chance

When Gewürztraminer grapes are planted in the right areas by the right times, they yield a unique and intriguing winter white wine.

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Why It's Time To Rediscover South African Chenin Blanc

Whether you’re searching for a fresh, bright wine with a clean finish or a rounder glass with moderate oak, South African Chenin Blanc is worth a look.

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Biodynamic Wine: What Is It and Why Is It Becoming So Popular?

What is biodynamic wine? Learn from Gilles de Baudus, estate director for Domaine de Cigalus and head of biodynamic farming for winemaker Gérard Bertrand.

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A Guide To Pét-Nat Wine

Pétillant naturel, or pét-nat, is a method of wine production that achieves its bubbles through somewhat unusual means.

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Understanding Disgorgement and Dosage

What are disgorgement and dosage? Learn more about this confusing winemaking terminology and how they affect sparkling wine production.

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Mischaracterizing These Golan Heights Wines Just Isn't Kosher

Yarden's winemaker Victor Schoenfeld aims to prove that just because a wine is Israeli, it shouldn't be relegated only to the kosher section. 

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