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Best Wine Gadgets

Technology is revolutionizing just about every industry in the world. The wine industry is no exception. Every year, there seems to be a new slew of gadgets released that designed to improve the wine consuming experience. Some gadgets help regulate the temperature of the bottle. Other devices make drinking it more fun. I have a deep love for gadgets and a lively affection for vino. I enjoy trying out all […]

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The History of Pinot Grigio Wine, Plus Food Pairing and a Tasting List.

Most people believe Pinot Gris / Grigio wine is an Italian Wine, but it actually started in Burgundy and was known as Fromenteau. By the 1300’s Pinot Grigio wine had made its way to Switzerland, where it was favored by Emperor Charles IV. Eventually finding its way to Italy, where it became known as Pinot Grigio. The Gris / Grigio grape is a close relative to the Pinot Noir. Usually, […]

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A brief introduction to Spanish Wine

When wine was brought to Spain in 800 BCE by Phoenicians it grew into a very different creation than the French based wines normally found in America. There is a wide variety of Spanish Wine with their own unique flavors and aromas that would add quite a bit to any meal. Red wines from Spain are often very reliant on spices or fruits other than grapes such as grapefruit, sour […]

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1,000 Ratings of Wine

Every wine lover likes to point out the differences in their wines from a 1 to a 100. On a 000-point scale they like to point out the differences between a 90 and a 91, or 68 and a 67, but now there is a new rating system in town, called the “Wine Lister” and it’s a 1000-Point wine rating system. Not so far into the future you could be […]

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Weird Wine Regulations Around the World

The world of wine is massive. Seemingly every region in the world makes some wine. Of course, laws and Wine Regulations vary widely from country to country. They even change a lot from state to state in America. Governments can come up with some wild rules to keep winemakers on their toes. The following are some weird laws that you should know about before you have a glass of wine […]

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What is Vermouth

Many people are under the false impression that Vermouth is wine. This is somewhat accurate, but it is not entirely true. Vermouth is a wine-based beverage. One of its core ingredients is wine, but it also has some other flavors mixed in as well. The most common place that you might see Vermouth is as part of a martini. A different bouquet of herbs, fruits, and spices are used in […]