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French Wines to Try: Let the Label Be Your Friend

Although label laws have been relaxed in recent years, trying to figure out what’s inside many bottles of French wine can still be a daunting task. That’s because most bottles are labeled by region (known as an appellation in France)

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Top Wine Regions Around the Globe

Wine can be made pretty much anywhere. Decent wine requires a decent climate. But if you want GREAT wine, you need to look toward one of the world’s great winegrowing countries — nations most often blessed by a Mediterranean climate.

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Wine Cuvees of Distinction: The Art of the Blend

Much like 3D technology can enhance the experience of watching a movie, when a vintner uses more than one grape variety, it can enhance the experience of drinking a wine. Filmmaking and winemaking both are art forms, and the techniques

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A Rosé by Any Name Is a Very Refreshing Wine

In France and other wine-growing countries, it’s known as Rosé (pronounced ro-ZAY). In Spain, it’s known as Rosado. Change that D to a T, and you’ve got Italian Rosato. Whatever the name, these are the most refreshing wines of summer,

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