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Recently we received a rather interesting question from a member: I’ve read that wine was first produced in the Middle East and throughout Persia. If this is true, why aren’t we all drinking wines from those places today? Great question… [Read more…]

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Wine Tasting

We are asked all the time about the new wine brands that appear in Tasting Room shipments and on Lot18. Neptune’s Trident? The Stub? The Tender? Mythmaker? I’ve never heard of ANY of these wineries! Where are all these wines… [Read more…]

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smelling-wine

We reached into the virtual mailbag recently and found this question from an eager Tasting Room member: How do I taste – really taste, I mean? Am I supposed to keep the wine in my mouth for longer before I… [Read more…]

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Every once in awhile, we get emails and calls from customers who have basic wine questions. What’s the best kind of corkscrew? How is Champagne different from Cava or Prosecco? Was Carlo Rossi a real guy? (Yes, but his name… [Read more…]

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rose-wine-many-shades-pink

Every once in awhile, we get emails and calls from customers who have basic wine questions. When should I decant? What’s the perfect temperature setting on a wine fridge? Are screw caps really ok? (Yes, in fact they’re often better… [Read more…]

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