Picpoul means “lip stinger” and is just one of the intriguing white wines from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.

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All About Vouvray Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on May 16th.

Vouvray (“VOO-vray”) is a Chenin Blanc wine. It’s loved for it’s floral aromas and boisterous taste that will pucker your lips and make you wish for another sip.

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Chenin Blanc is a grown throughout the world, most notably in the Loire Valley of France and South Africa. What’s amazing about this variety is the diversity of styles, from sparkling wines and lean, dry whites to sweet, golden nectars and even fine brandy.

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What started out as a good excuse to visit our chef friend turned into an outstanding recipe for a wine-inspired brunch–complete with a breakfast-friendly wine cocktail.

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Crémant is a group of sparkling wines made with the same technique as Champagne but from outside the Champagne region. This article details the 9 different Crémant wines of France and Luxembourg.

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What’s happening in Oregon wine that’s anything but Pinot? We asked a regional wine expert to reveal what’s awesome in Oregon that you’ve probably never heard of.

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As the grape has spread to warmer climates, winemakers have realized that Petit Verdot can make intensely bold, fruity-yet-floral red wines that easily stand on their own.

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The first vineyards in North America were planted in Mexico. Here’s a little overview of what’s to know about modern Mexican wines.

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Choose wines with skill from the Mosel Valley and learn why this region has been considered the best place for Riesling in the world.

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Riesling is a grape you either love to love or love to hate – that is, until you try a great dry Riesling.

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