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5 Truths About Tasting (and Assessing) Wine

Comparing wines should not be thought of as a “competition,” and yet we need some way to differentiate the really good ones from the so-so ones. Around here, we’ve always embraced the 100-point grading scale that we came to know

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Which Do You Prefer — Burgundy or California Pinot Noir?

Ask a confirmed lover of red Burgundy what he thinks about California Pinot Noir, and you’re likely to be met with a raised eyebrow and a sniff. Burgundy aficionados know what they like and typically believe that all other wines

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Wines for a Romantic Valentine’s Day

Without question, a romantic dinner — the type you might be planning for Valentine’s Day — is one of those occasions that cries out for wine. And not just any wine. If you’re trying to impress a date, this is

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This Is the Day to Celebrate All Sparkling Wines

Get ready for New Years Eve with our quick checklist.

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