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Sangiovese vs Chianti: Must-Know Italian Wine

If you’ve just searched the phrase “Sangiovese vs Chianti” because you’re lost, confused, and looking for answers, I’ve got you!  The short answer: Chianti is a wine crafted from the Sangiovese grape in

Verdejo Grapes hanging on Vine

Verdejo Wine: A Crisp, Refreshing White Wine

What could be more relaxing than sitting on a patio on a warm day, enjoying a chilled glass of wine? For wine lovers, there’s nothing quite like the taste of a good varietal.

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Discover the Rich, Robust Flavor of Tempranillo

Tempranillo is having a moment. Often synonymous with Rioja, where this grape’s native origins hail from, Tempranillo is a black grape variety, now known for its versatile nature and high-quality wines. The name

How to Store Wine at Home

How to Store Wine at Home 

Whether you’re a newbie to the world of wine or practically a sommelier, knowing how to store your wine at home is a top priority.  Why Wine Storage Matters At-home wine storage can

Drinking Gamay Noir

Gamay Noir: The Underdog Wine You Need to Try

Gamay Noir has a special place in my heart. It’s an underdog of sorts. So many people are only familiar with Gamay as the lighthearted bubblegummy wine known as “Beaujolais Nouveau” – if

Wine in an ice bucket

Stay Chill: How to Chill Wine Fast

We’ve all been there, where we could go for a nice cold glass of wine, only to realize that they’re all room temperature. You want to chill it fast, but if you add

Merlot Season

Each October, I rejoice as the temperatures cool and leaves begin their transition into bright auburn colors – luscious reds, fiery oranges, golden yellows. Harvest comes to a close here in wine country

Italian Wine 101: A Beginners Guide

GUEST POST WRITTEN BY HALEY OROPEZA WWW.ITSHALEYOROPEZA.COM Italy. Full of diversity, culture, great food, and even better wine. Italy actually has a wider selection of wines than anywhere else in the world! Italian

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German Riesling 101

This German Riesling 101 post was produced in partnership with Wines of Germany, however, all views & opinions expressed below are my own. They have additional resources available on their site here, if

Chardonnay

Chardonnay is an expressive white varietal wine grape. Here’s everything you need to know about the most widely planted white wine in the world.