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Verdejo (“Vurr-day-ho”) is an uncommon light-bodied white wine that grows almost exclusively in Spain. The wine is an outstanding alternative to wines like Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio with surprising changes in its flavors as it ages. Find out more about Verdejo, where it grows, what it tastes like, and food pairings.

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If you’re a fan of crisp, fresh, aromatic, fruity white wines with clean herbaceous notes, you’ll want to reach for a Verdejo.

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Here are 10 drinking facts about Carménère wine that will help you get the most out of each sip.

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This month, we’re taking a closer look at the red grape, Carménère. Those of us who love savory things and yearn for wines outside of the “fruit-bomb” spectrum will love what Carménère has to offer.

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Ice Wine, You’re So Fine

Posted to Learn About Wine on February 3rd.

Welcome to the wonderful world of ice wine, one of the sweetest mistakes nature has ever made. Here’s why ice wine (aka eiswein) is one of the great wine treasures of the world.

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Despite the incredible history surrounding the fortified wines of Europe, they’ve fallen out of favor. On the plus side, it means you can find exceptional quality for great value. Here are several fine fortified wines that can be found for less than $20.

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The Prosecco Wine Guide

Posted to Learn About Wine on December 21st.

Learn more about this fascinating sparkler including how to choose Prosecco, the different styles, the main winemaking region, Valdobbiadene, and what foods to pair with it.

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Guide to Muscadine Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on August 31st.

As we delved into understanding one of America’s true native wine grapes, we realized they are uniquely amazing, but the wines are a bit misunderstood.

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Wines made from Chambourcin, Vidal Blanc, Baco Noir and Marquette are making waves in the Midwestern States and Canada. Here’s what to know about these top French-Hybrid varieties.

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Since being planted in the United States, single-varietal Grenache Blanc wines continue to grow in popularity where it’s loved for its intense flavors, higher alcohol content, and plush style (when aged in oak) giving it an affinity with Chardonnay. Find out more about Grenache Blanc including tasting notes, serving tips, food pairing and where it grows best.

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