Many Different Shades of Rosé Wine

When a wine isn’t quite red, it’s rosé. Technically speaking, this pinkish beverage is produced differently than red wine but with the same grapes. For example, White Zinfandel is produced with the same grapes as Red Zinfandel but the two wines are stunningly different.

Learn all about Rosé wine, from the different styles and grapes to the varied flavors. Rosé wine is serious business –Seriously pink–

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How Port Wine is Made and Why It’s Amazing

The people of Portugal have been growing grapes along the Douro River since the time of Jesus. The wines of the region were officially demarcated in 1756. While the term demarcation sounds confusing, it basically means the quality of Port wine is protected. Port became wildly popular when English merchants started adding brandy to preserve the wine for export.

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6 Essential Basics to Food and Wine Pairing

It turns out there are 6 main basic flavor profiles that you can experiment with to develop a great food and wine pairing. In this article, we take a look at the fundamental flavor profiles for food and wine pairing, as well as the regional pairing example and why it works. Learn to match food and wine like a professional chef or sommelier.

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The 18 Noble Grapes Wine Challenge

Want to experience the entire range of wine? Try the noble grapes.

It’s time to ditch the same ol’ wine you’ve been drinking and expand your palate.

Why? Well, by doing so you’ll be on the fast track to becoming a wine expert. Make a list of the grapes below and challenge yourself to try every one of them.

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Red & Dark Fruit Flavors in Wine

How do I buy a wine when I don’t know what it tastes like? Refer to the guide below to discover what wines have dominant red fruit flavors vs. dark fruit flavors. For example a Pinot Noir often has cherry flavors and a Cabernet Sauvignon often tastes like black currants.

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How to Develop Your Wine Palate

Have you ever tasted a wine and distinctly remember smelling fruit roll-up or perhaps 5-spice powder? You may have a naturally attuned wine palate that can be developed with 6 simple techniques.

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