The Basics

The Basics

How Is It Made? The DESSERT WINE Edition

Explore the ins and outs of these gorgeously honeyed treats. Read on for a sugar rush!

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The Basics

Everything You Need to Know About Albariño

This light-and-bright, summery beauty is pretty much the ocean in a bottle. Here’s the down-low on albariño!

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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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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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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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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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Everything You Need to Know About Gewürztraminer

It might have a German name, but gewürz actually comes from Italy. Open up for even more fun facts!

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Everything You Need to Know About Grenache

It’s International Grenache Day! Level up your grenache knowledge.

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Everything You Need to Know About Syrah/Shiraz

They’re made from the same grape, but they’re two very different styles. Read up on syrah — aka shiraz.

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Everything You Need to Know About Sauvignon Blanc

New Zealand may have put this royal grape on the map, but it actually hails from the Old World — and it’s also an excell

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Everything You Need to Know About Merlot

This stylish aristocrat is enjoying a resurgence. Learn all about the magic of merlot!

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How to Preserve an Unfinished Wine Bottle

Half-drunk bottles going bad? Never again! Use our tips to avoid this disaster.

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