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Cool Wines for Hot Days

Cool Wines for Hot Days

As summer is approaching, we are thinking about those hot days and evenings ahead. Traditionally, white wines become much more popular during summer. But, rest assured that’s not required. Just as we tend to eat lighter foods during the hot weather, we need to look to lighter wines also. Cool Red Wines There are plenty […]

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Wine Tasting Terms Defined

Wine Tasting Terms Defined

If you’re new to wine tasting, there are some terms that may be quite unfamiliar to you. Like so many things, specific lingo has evolved to describe activities and reactions of wine tasting. For your convenience we have defined the basic wine tasting terms here. Professional wine-makers and tasters may have many more, but these […]

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Cork Bottles vs. Screw Top Bottles

Cork Bottles vs. Screw Top Bottles

We’ve all seen the varieties of wine bottles, some with cork used to seal them, some with screw tops. Which is better? Does a screw top mean a bad wine? Does a cork stopper mean a fine wine? The answer is it doesn’t necessarily matter. Cork is the traditional material used to seal wine bottles. […]

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Tasting Wine the Right Way

Tasting Wine the Right Way

The process of tasting wine is all about enjoyment. If you think the best way to enjoy wine is to take a gulp and swallow it quickly, you are missing most of the taste. There is a lot more to enjoying the taste of wine and here we will go through the process and why. […]

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Red Wine, Red Meat? Not Necessarily

Red Wine, Red Meat? Not Necessarily

We get asked often, if I’m serving red meat do I have to serve red wine. The answer is not necessarily. There is a reason why you might want to, but if you prefer white wine then enjoy it with red meat. Red meat is a heavy, flavorful food. Tradition says that a red wine […]

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