Blog Posts Tagged Wine-Education

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Yes Way, Rosé All Day

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2016

Rosé often gets a bad reputation, but it is just seriously misunderstood wine. Most people assume it is pucker-your-lips sweet like White Zinfandel. Some think it comes from red and white wine varietals blended together. Others just don't know when to drink it or what to eat with it. As rosé has gained a seat at the popular table this summer, we thought we'd keep the spotlight on it and tell you the basics so you can wake up and...

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Summer Reading: How to read a wine label like a pro

Posted on Tuesday, July 5, 2016

We all remember having a summer reading list to keep our minds occupied during the endless sunny months out of school, but now that we are adults, and wine-drinking pros, we like to exercise our brains by reading wine labels. Though this may seem simple to some, it can often times be challenging to understand all the information on a wine label, especially if it's in another language.  Labels tell us stories about the wine we drink. They answer...

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Glass Class

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Which came first, wine or glass? Turns out, glass is about 1000 years older. That might be one of the reasons why the glass you drink your wine from is actually important. If you love drinking wine, you probably aced Wine 101, but you may not have taken the Glass Class. Ladies and gentlemen, consider this "crash course" in crystal stemware the next step in your wine education on your way to becoming a  Master Oenophile . Riedel knows...

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Cheers to your Health!

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2016

If you love wine, you have probably heard that it’s good for you, but do you know how good it really is?  Resveratrol. Cholesterol. Can someone please explain it all?   Here’s the skinny- drinking one to two, 4oz glasses of red wine every day can boost your health in a number of ways. Let’s break it down.  1. Antioxidants : These are anti-inflammatory, power-packed immune system defenders against free radicals. Free radicals are a rebellious...

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