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Pairing Wine With Barbecue — Just in Time for the 4th of July

Fill ’er up! Back in the days of full-service gas stations, that was the typical “order” of drivers to station attendants. These days, we “fill ’er up” on our own, for the most part, and lots of Americans will be

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Secrets Revealed: How to Read a Wine Label

There has always been a bit of mystery surrounding the labels that adorn wine bottles. First and foremost, they are designed to attract the attention of consumers — to stand out on supermarket or liquor store or wine shop shelves

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How ‘Terroir’ Impacts the Perception of Wine

When I first discovered the wonders of wine back in the 1980s, I encountered a lot of wines that I liked a lot. Various bottlings of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Gewuztraminer, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon grabbed and

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Glassware: Size and Shape Make a Difference

A wine glass is more than a holding vessel for wine. The founders of Riedel stemware viewed the wine glass as an instrument to bring together: The personality of the wine. The smell of the wine. The taste of the

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