The Etiquette of Wine Tasting

The Etiquette of Wine Tasting

When it comes to attending your first wine-tasting event – whether it’s at a local winery, a wine shop, or the home of a friend – there are some important things you’ll need to know. There’s more to it than just having a few glasses; in fact,

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How Wine Aging Works

How Wine Aging Works

There’s an undeniable art to aging a bottle of wine to perfection. No two crops of grapes are ever the same thanks to growing conditions, the time of year the grapes are grown, and the region of the world from which the crop originates. While these associations

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How to Taste Wine like a Professional

How to Taste Wine like a Professional

There’s a certain art to tasting wine. It takes an experienced professional to know how to differentiate between the myriad flavors and characteristics of a wine, but just because you don’t have years of experience doesn’t mean you can’t show your host that you know what you’re

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How to Saber a Champagne Bottle

How to Saber a Champagne Bottle

A bubbling glass of the finest champagne is one of the most iconic images associated with formal events such as black-tie affairs. While most people picture only one of two ways to open a bottle of champagne – either delicately by a maître d’ or by vigorously

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