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How to Chill a Bottle of Wine

We are just 16 days away from the summer solstice, which marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. To be precise, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, summer 2015 will begin on June 21 at 12:38 p.m. Eastern.

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2 Schools of Thought on Filtering Wine

One of the most common practices in winemaking comes very near the end of the process. It’s called filtering, and it has both supporters and detractors in the vintner community. Filtering is one of the tools in a winemaker’s tool

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The Chardonnay Style for Turkey Day

There are several varieties of wine that are immediately identifiable when you swirl, sniff and taste them. Chardonnay is not among them. More than any other “major” variety, Chardonnay assumes the personality of the winemaker. During the 1980s, California Chardonnay

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Laetitia’s Winemaker on the Benefits of Whole-Cluster Fermentation

Making wine is part science and part art form, the first aspect ensuring that the product is made correctly, and the second lending personality and uniqueness. Eric Hickey, the winemaker for Laetitia Vineyard & Winery, recently shared insight on one

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