Wine Faults - Smoke Taint

Wine Faults - Smoke Taint

This has been a huge topic recently, and as harvest in the Northern Hemisphere approaches, it's on everyone's minds. Wine faults are known as the  presence of a chemical compound, or combination of compounds, that detracts from a wines’ quality. 

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Why Are Wines So Expensive?

Why Are Wines So Expensive?

Sometime we forget all the work that goes on behind the scenes with the wine industry.

Looking at the rows of bottles on the shelf at the liquor store, it's easy to forget the many hands that have made that bottle of wine possible! We've taken into account some of them here, with a little backstage look.

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Italian Grapes in the United States

Italian Grapes in the United States

So many different grapes, from so many different regions of Italy, are starting to pop up all over the United States (and the rest of the world). Growing these Italian grapes, and drinking these wines, can have many positive effects. 

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