Monthly Archives: September 2018

What Does It Take to Become a Sommelier?

It’s one of those wine words, not unlike Gewurztraminer, that is difficult to pronounce. For some, this adds allure to the pursuit of wine wisdom. For others, it’s just another source of frustration. But just as learning how to pronounce

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Riesling Is Sweet… But Moscato Is Sweeter

Moscato has taken America by storm, replacing Champagne as the fizzy party drink of choice among young adults — and many not-so-young adults as well. The Moscato movement has been fueled, in part, by a number of songs that mention

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Posted in Wine in the Glass

4 Ways to Celebrate International Grenache Day

“Deep within Aragon, a region in the north of Spain, a deep purple-red jewel dangles in bunches from vibrant green leaves. It has grown in the warm sun of its native land, filling with a characteristic berry-type sweetness and just

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All About Tempranillo

The couple had been sitting at the restaurant’s bar for just over 90 minutes. They’d been noshing on an array of tapas — mushroom carpaccio with wasabi vinaigrette, a mini Spanish omelet with chorizo sausage, fried eggplant with honey, chicken

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Posted in Our Wine Travel Log, Wine in the Glass
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