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Tignanello: a homegrown rebel in Chianti country

Tignanello: a homegrown rebel in Chianti country

The 1970s were a bad time for Tuscan wines. After reigning as one of Italy’s most prominent wines, the Chiantis which put the region on the map were lagging behind international varieties. While the Chianti giants slept fitfully in the nearby vineyards, winemaker Piero Antinori was hard at

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Welcome to the family: the red wine spectrum

Welcome to the family: the red wine spectrum

The red wine family is a delicious group of wines ranging from refreshing red fruit flavors to complex and sultry essences of dark berries and tobacco. From the lightest Lambrusco to the darkest Douro, these wines run the gambit of the red wine spectrum (we’ll call it

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What is ruby port?

What is ruby port?

Ruby Port is the freshest and least complex of fortified wines, savored for its deep red color and sweet flavors of dark fruits. Rubies are the least expensive and most commonly produced port out there. But don’t let its seemingly run-of-the-mill status fool you; this libation is

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