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Summer Reading: 5 Book and Wine Pairings for These Sunny Days

Some epic reads and epic sips to enjoy in this heat. Let's dive in!

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8 Wine and Movie Pairings for a Very Merry Holiday

We might not get the snow, but we can still watch the films — and drink the wine.

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Ooh La La! Getting to Know France’s Trendy Beaujolais Nouveau Wine

What exactly is Beaujolais nouveau, and what makes it so special? Let’s discuss.

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Island of Wine: Highlighting New Zealand’s Gloriously Sunny Waiheke Region

Small, sun-drenched, and serious about good wine: let’s get to know Waiheke.

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Wine & Food View All

Wine & Food

Perfect Pairings: What to Eat with Gewürztraminer

Here at WineFriend, we’re gaga for gewürztraminer. Here’s what to pair with this aromatic white!

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Wine & Food

The Wines to Pair with Classic Christmas Dishes

From the starters to the ham to the pavlova, we’ve got the perfect wine match. Happy holidays!

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Wine & Food

Perfect Pairings: What to Eat with Merlot

Merlot is an approachable red boasting strength, flesh, and focus — and it’s a mean match with all sorts of food.

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Wine & Food

Perfect Pairings: What to Eat with Chardonnay

Which dishes are worthy of wearing a crown alongside the Queen of the Grapes? Read to find out.

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Glossary View All

Glossary

What Are Legs?

Wine snobs love to talk about ‘legs.’ But do they actually mean anything?

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Glossary

What Is Residual Sugar?

Whether or not you’re a fan of sweet vino, one thing’s certain: every wine out there has some level of RS.

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Glossary

What Is Yeast?

Without it, we wouldn't have wine. Thank goodness for yeast.

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Glossary

What Is Biodynamic?

Spiritual, astrological, environmental: biodynamic winemaking is all of these. Learn more.

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The Basics View All

The Basics

Everything You Need to Know About Viognier

Exhibit A: it had nearly vanished from the planet by the 1960s. Get familiar with viognier!

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The Basics

Everything You Need to Know About Pinot Gris (AKA Pinot Grigio)

Gris in French, grigio in Italian, and all-around delicious when it’s made with care and attention. Here’s what you need

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The Basics

Everything You Need to Know About Cabernet Franc

One of the wine world’s most illustrious grapes. Here’s cabernet franc!

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The Basics

Everything You Need to Know About Tempranillo

It’s tempranillo time, guys! Here’s the down-low on this Spanish native.

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