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Are You Using The Right Wine Glass For Your Wine?

Wine glasses, like wines themselves, come in many different varieties. In order to fully enjoy any given type of wine, using the perfect glass is a vital detail that must be paid attention to. Glasses come in different shapes and sizes for a reason, so understanding their functions will allow you to choose the appropriate […]

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Understanding the Basic Types of Wine

Wine can be categorized in many different ways, such as level of dryness, the colour, the region the grapes were grown, or which meal you would have it with. Some reds may be sweet and some whites may be dry so one type of wine of a certain type may not taste the same as […]

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What are the Differences between Red Wines and White Wines?

Aside from the obvious colour differences, red and white wines can vary in numerous ways. The differences in their composition can affect their taste, the foods they should be paired with, and their ability to age. Different types of grapes may be used for each type of wine, but in some instances the same grape […]

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Choosing the Perfect Wine to Give As a Gift

Wine can always make an incredibly classy gift for any birthday, anniversary, wedding, or retirement party. It can be a great thank you gift, house warming present, or hostess gift at a dinner party. The only tricky part to giving wine is determining the tastes of the recipient, but with a few wine choosing tips […]

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Choosing the Right Wine for Your Meal

When pairing a wine with any given meal, a few guidelines should be followed. It’s important not to overpower the food being served while choosing something that will compliment the taste. If you want to keep the process simple there are some very general rules you can follow, but to choose the perfect wine a […]

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The First Steps in Starting a Wine Collection

When first starting a wine collection you may not be sure where to begin. With so many different types of wines and vintages you could have some difficult choices when choosing which wines will be the first you start your collection with. Proper Storage Before buying your first supply of wine to begin your collection, […]

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