Articles by: The Wine Specialist

History tips: the origin of ...

No. It wasn’t France. Nor was it Italy. The European wine grape, also known as vitis Vinifera, have an unexpected origin mainly for its place. Current evidence suggests that wine ...

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Following the colors of the ...

Beyond the use of artificial colorings, can red and white grapes be made into wine of other colors? We live in a colorful world. No one knows this better than ...

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Greek Wines for your summer

Greek white wine varieties that are perfect for beaches, picnics and anywhere you might arrive on a bicycle or in a canoe. These light-bodied white wines each offer their own ...

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German Red Wines for your ...

Red wine in the summer is usually about as palatable as warm mayonnaise. It may even cause you to sulk in dark air conditioned room just so you can drink ...

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Is Wine Healthy?

Is Wine Healthy? To really answer the question of whether or not wine is healthy, you need to look at what’s inside a glass of wine. 85% GOOD: Most of ...

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Crémant are Champagne but from ...

There is a group of sparkling wines that will satisfy your desire for high quality bubbly. Crémant employs labor-intensive secondary bottle fermentation as does Champagne. There are a wide variety of styles ...

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Reds for your Summer

The vast majority of imbibers allocate their wine drinking to winter. This statement isn’t just an assumption, it’s true. Over 90% of search traffic around the topic of wine happens ...

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Wine Academy: Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcino is a wine made with 100% Sangiovese with Italy’s highest DOCG classification. This is the Sangiovese that most wine critics cite to be the best in all ...

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Tricks to save your wine

Chances are you’ve been stumped by this question: How do you save an open bottle of wine and ensure it will be delicious the next day? As you know oxygen ...

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How to crack the code ...

There’s a lot of wine information out there but not a lot of good advice on how to get started and what to learn first. Fortunately, with a little direction, ...

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