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Wine Word of the day

    Vanilla:

    "If you detect the scent of vanilla in a wine, it's a tell-tale sign that new oak (and in particular American oak) has been used at some stage in the wine making process. "

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What is the presence of small amounts of carbon dioxide gas in the wine sometimes called sparkle or spritz known as?

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