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  • Get to Know Austria
    June 2, 2023

    Get to Know Austria

    What is it? Austrian wine is an often-overlooked treasure of the wine world, but it has been making a comeback in recent years. The country's wine history dates back to the Roman Empire, but it wasn't until the 1980s that...

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  • Get to Know Zweigelt
    May 31, 2023

    Get to Know Zweigelt

      What is it? Zweigelt is a red wine grape variety that was created in 1922 by Austrian scientist Dr. Fritz Zweigelt. It is a cross between two other grape varieties, St. Laurent and Blaufränkisch. Since its creation, it has...

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  • The Judgement of Paris
    May 24, 2023

    The Judgement of Paris

      The Judgment of Paris (the wine one, not the Greek Mythology one) was a blind tasting in 1976 that pitched the underdog Californian wines against some of the world’s most highly regarded French wines.  The tasting was set to...

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  • Get to Know Bordeaux
    May 19, 2023

    Get to Know Bordeaux

    What is it? Bordeaux is a wine growing region in the South West of France with a temperate Mediterranean, maritime climate.  The region is most famous for high end red wines but also produces inexpensive table wines, dessert wines and...

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  • Get to Know Chardonnay
    May 17, 2023

    Get to Know Chardonnay

    What is it? Chardonnay is one of the most famous and widely recognised grapes in the world.  Originally from a small French village, Chardonnay is now, quite literally, grown pretty much everywhere that it is possible to grow wine. It...

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  • Get to Know Asti
    May 12, 2023

    Get to Know Asti

    What is it? Asti is a town in Piedmont, Italy that produces a sparkling, semi-sweet table wine using the Moscato grape.  Along with Nebbiolo, Moscato is one of the oldest grapes in the Piedmont region.  Moscato d’Asti wines are fresh...

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  • Get to Know Moscato
    May 10, 2023

    Get to Know Moscato

    What is it? Moscato is a name for one of the grapes in the Muscat family. The Muscat family includes over 200 grape varietals and make a variety of different wines and styles in red and white from bone dry...

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  • Get to Know Marlborough
    May 5, 2023

    Get to Know Marlborough

    What is it? Marlborough is a growing region on New Zealand’s South Island that is famous for producing Sauvignon Blanc.  Marlborough comprises 70% of all New Zealand growing area and is now almost synonymous with Sauvignon Blanc.  The dry, cool...

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