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Wine Glasses: The Shape of Things to Come

Let’s see if I can remember what I learned at a seminar conducted by wine glassmaker Riedel several years ago at the Kendall-Jackson tasting room in Sonoma County… First and foremost, there are four “sensations” in wine: Bouquet — the

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A 5-Point Sparkling Wine Primer

Chances are pretty good that you’ll be raising a glass tomorrow night to toast the beginning of a new year. Chances also are good that the wine in that glass will be Champagne, or perhaps some other type of sparkling

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What Kind of Wine Glasses for a Summertime Party?

We get lots of questions about stemware. Here’s one that came in recently… QUESTION: We’re going to have a party, and my wife suggests we use our stemless glasses for the wine. I think that would be tacky. What do

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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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