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The Daily Sip™: Wine Types

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Frances Famous Grape Siblings

  • Feb 3, 2015

The primary grapes of France’s major wine regions are like elder siblings. They get all...

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Oldie, but Goodie: Try a New Region for the Classic Grape, Pinot Noir

  • Mar 27, 2014

This month, the Bottlenotes team looked outside Sonoma and Burgundy for some terrific pinot...

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The Wine of Kings and King of Wines

  • Mar 21, 2014

Tokaji Aszú (toe KIGH a ZOO) may be as close to tasting the nectar of the gods as we can...

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Life with Wine: West Sonoma Coast

  • Mar 18, 2014

Jasmine Hirsch says she discovered wine while living and working in New York. This may sound...

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What is an Aromatic Wine?

  • Jan 6, 2014

You pour yourself a glass of crisp white wine, but before you can even get your nose in the...

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Life with Wine: Moscato d’Asti

  • Dec 6, 2013

Italians understand the true role of dessert. After an antipasti , primi and secondi , the...

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Giving Cabernet Franc Its Due

  • Oct 16, 2013

One of the five red grapes of Bordeaux, Cabernet Franc often takes a backseat to the more...

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The Best Sauvignon Blancs in the World

  • Sep 17, 2013

It’s one of the most recognizable grapes around the world, with its turbo-charged acidity...

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Pinot Gris from Alsace

  • Sep 10, 2013

Maybe you’ve been drinking Italian pinot grigio all summer long, but with fall around the...

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Pinotage: A Sip of South Africa

  • Aug 7, 2013

Looking for the perfect addition to your summer barbecue? Try a bottle of pinotage , the...

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What are blended wines also known as in America?