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A Toast to National Merlot Day

Enticing dark fruit flavors. A supple texture. Soft tannins for early accessibility. Merlot is the variety that has it all. It’s the red wine to drink while your Cabernet Sauvignon is aging. If you happened to see the movie “Sideways,”

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All About Tannat

There isn’t a whole lot of Tannat planted in the United States, but that could change in the future as more and more winemakers seek out varieties to set their estates apart. Trust us — it’s a variety that’s worth

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Those Red Leaves Mean It’s Time for Red Wine

We are heading into one of my favorite times of the year: Leaf Peeping Season, otherwise known as autumn. This is not a recently acquired interest or hobby. My Mom was born in Vermont, where some of this country’s best

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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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