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Why Saignée is Like No Other Rosé

Saignée ("sohn-yay") means "to bleed" and it also describes a method of wine making that produces a very unique style of rosé wine.

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9 “Serious” Sweet Wines You Must Try

Here are 9 wines to try that prove sweet wines are amongst the finest wines of the world.

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12 Amazing Wine Flight Ideas

Here are 12 wine flight ideas (plus, how to create your own) that will improve your palate and expand your wine horizons.

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All About Albariño Wine

Albariño ("alba-reen-yo") is a high-quality, light-bodied white wine that grows primarily in Spain and Portugal. It's loved for its high acidity and affinity to seafood.

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Veraison: When Grapes Turn Red

One of the most important moments in a grapevine’s annual lifecycle is when grapes turn from green to red and start to become sweet. The French call this process veraison (“verr-ray-zohn”).

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Carneros Wine Alliance Hosting Bean-Bag-Toss Tournament and Tasting to Benefit Local Fire Department

Ever wanted to go head to head with a winemaker in a gripping bean bag tournament?  You’ll have your chance on Saturday, August 12 at Liana Estates.  The Carneros Wine Alliance is hosting an open-to-the-public event where you can hang […]

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The Guide to Finding Great Cognac

Let's take a closer look at Cognac and how white wine grapes are at the core of the production of this world-renown brandy.

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Strawberry Raspberry Rosé Slushies

Strawberry Raspberry Rosé Slushies

I’ve come to love a New Orleans summer.  It’s an unapologetic heat that will wear you out on the real-quick.  There are coping mechanisms that involve slowing down and drinking every liquid in sight. 

It’s all pretty wonderful. By the time an afternoon storm rolls through, you feel like it’s a reward.

I was riding the internet wave the other day and ran across one of those overhead Tasty videos that had clever hands assembling an easy wine slushie cocktail.

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What Types of Red Wines Are “Good” for You?

Some red wines have significantly higher levels of what science has determined to be the beneficial ingredients found in wine. Find out which red wines are the best for you (and surprise: it's not Cabernet or Pinot Noir!)

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Never Fear The Grill: Wine Pairings with Barbecue

Find the best pairings with grilled foods and barbecue including matching the right wine with different styles of Barbecue sauce.

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