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How to Match Cheese With Wine


Years ago, pairing wine with cheese was considered a no-brainer. You simply followed a rule that red wine goes with hard cheese and white...

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How Terroir Affects Wine


While terroir itself has no defined flavor, how terroir affects wine is determined by a combination of soil, climate, temperature,...

How to Rate the Wine You Drink and Discover Alternatives to Top-Rated Wines How to Rate the Wine You Drink and Discover Alternatives to Top-Rated Wines How to Rate the Wine You Drink and Discover Alternatives to Top-Rated Wines How to Rate the Wine You Drink and Discover Alternatives to Top-Rated Wines

How to Rate the Wine You Drink and Discover Alternatives to Top-Rated Wines


We’re all familiar with Cabernet Sauvignon or Zinfandel of California, Riesling of Germany, Sangiovese of Italy or Super Tuscans, Pinot...

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Does Your Wine Smell Like Rotten Eggs


The rotten egg smell in wine is caused by sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide. It can be removed by..... The reduction problem of rotten...

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What Does Dry Wine Mean? A Beginners Guide to Wine Tasting Lingo


The characteristic of a dry wine is not a sensory characteristic, but a measure of the amount of residual sugar in the wine. Dry, off-dry,...

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Put Down the Sweet Red: How to Drink Fine Wine


while there isn’t anything wrong with drinking a glass of sweet red, sweet reds on their own won’t help you develop your wine palate. For...

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Should You Sniff the Cork to Judge a Wine?


Some people prefer to sniff the wine cork to judge a wine, but in reality, sniffing the cork doesn't really prove a wine is good or bad. A...

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Wine Tasting 101


Slurp, swish and swoosh wine to get the maximum flavor and use descriptors to describe your experience. Keep a tasting journal, observe the...

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5 Wine Apps Worth Trying


Wine Quick Picks is a free app available for iPhone, iPad and Android. The app includes lists like, 100 Widely Available Store Wines and...