Quick review of this very good vouvray we just opened yesterday.  Intro: Clos Naudin is one of the better-known estates in Vouvray.  Like most wines from Vouvray, this wine is made from the Chenin Blanc grape.  Wines from this region tend to be medium-bodied, medium sweetness, high acidity, and tend to display a range of […]

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The question of how to pair a wine with food is probably the single most popular wine-related question.  More often than not, we drink wine with food, so it’s hardly surprising that so many people want to make a good choice in this respect. Unfortunately, there are no easy answers.  There are long-standing generalizations like […]

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You could probably learn everything you ever need to know about wine without ever stepping into a winery.  But that wouldn’t be very much fun, now would it? Visiting wineries to go wine tasting can be incredibly fun, informative, and even motivating (if you ever need more motivation to learn about or drink wine).  Here’s […]

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Welcome to the first post in our Wine 101 series. This post will cover only the most basic aspects of tasting wine, so it’s pretty short.  I don’t go into a lot of detail about what to taste or smell for, as that will be covered elsewhere, but you should feel comfortable after this video and […]

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Announcement: Wine 101 Series

by on February 27, 2012

We’ve got an exciting new announcement to make!  Over the next few months, we’ll be posting a new Wine 101 series.  While many of our readers are quite experienced when it comes to wine, we also realize that many readers would like to learn more about wine. The Intro to Wine series will include posts […]

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