Tag Archives: Varietals

All Your Chardonnay Questions Finally Answered

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If you’re a wine-drinking adult, you’ve probably had a glass of Chardonnay at some point in your life. But the Chardonnay that you most recently had in your glass is most likely quite different from the one your colleague had at happy hour last night. That’s because Chardonnay is one of the most versatile varieties in the entire […]

Uncommon & Rare Wines You Need to Try

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Cabernet….Chardonnay…. There’s a reason these tried and true varietals are the most popular in the world. But with thousands of different varieties in existence it’s worth it to venture outside your wine tasting comfort zone now and again and try some uncommon wines. We’ve created a guide of our favorite off-the beaten path varietals from all […]

Malbec: A Tale of Two Countries

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France may be the birth place of Malbec, but this grape has exploded in popularity the past few years, all thanks to Argentina. Bringing it back from relative obscurity, it has flourished in the high Andes mountains, producing powerful and approachable wines. But, we can trace its history back to a little village in the […]

The Italian Work Horse: Sangiovese

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If Italian grapes were to enter a popularity contest, Sangiovese would definitely be the ringer. We continue our exploration of Italy with it’s most widely planted red grape variety, Sangiovese. It is the main grape used in the most popular wine’s of Tuscany, including Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, along with Super Tuscans not to mention […]