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Wine Descriptors Can Help You Identify What You Like

Some helpful wine descriptors to show you what wines you love, and don’t.

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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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Before You Check the Wine, Check the Wine Glass

It happens in restaurants around the world thousands of times a day. A diner orders a bottle of wine. The server fetches the bottle from the restaurant’s cellar, brings it to the table and shows the guest the label to

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What to Do When You Don’t Finish a Bottle

For any number of reasons, not every bottle of wine gets finished in a single sitting. That means we need an effective way of saving and storing open bottles for finishing later. Here are a few suggestions to make sure

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