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Harvest Season: It’s Time to Pick the Grapes

Harvest Season: It’s Time to Pick the Grapes

In vineyards all over the Northern Hemisphere, this time of year signals one of the wine world’s essential seasons: harvest. When to pick is a highly refined process unique to each farmer, winemaker, or vigneron and the decision impacts what’s in your glass.

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72 Hours in Sonoma, a quick guide to a long weekend in wine country

72 Hours in Sonoma

How to spend a long, luxe weekend in wine country.

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Classic White Burgundy & Its Hidden Gems

Classic White Burgundy & Its Hidden Gems

White Burgundy is a classic for a reason, but it's not a category defined by a high price tag. Sure, some of the world's most high-end wines come out of this region, but certain sites and producers carve a niche for more approachable releases. Here's how the landscape plays out this dynamic. 

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The Merits of Sangiovese from Tuscany

The Merits of Sangiovese from Tuscany

Explore the worthy merits of Tuscan Sangiovese. You could drink from this noble grape all summer long and still find new dimensions to discover. Want to take that challenge?

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The Fascinating History of Rosé

The Fascinating History of Rosé

Rosé is more than a pale pink drink to saturate a leisurely summer. Learn the fascinating history of rosé and the legacy of meaning it holds in the South of France.
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Jean-Louis Chave: Dedication Passed From Generation To Generation

Jean-Louis Chave: Dedication Passed From Generation To Generation

Right down the line, JL Chave releases are world-class: well-defined, balanced, and complex. The King of the Rhone indeed. There’s hardly a better choice for a collectible wine — one that has the chops to pass from generation to generation — than a bottle of Chave Hermitage.

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Natural Wine Starts Here: Why the Beaujolais Gang of Four Still Matter

Natural Wine Starts Here: Why the Beaujolais Gang of Four Still Matter

Many of today’s natural wine growers and makers look back to the Beaujolais foundations installed by the Gang of Four. While more natural wine choices exist now more than ever, the originals still represent the category with validity, quality, and good taste. Here’s why their decisions still influence a changing industry.
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A Quick Guide to Sicilian Wine

A Quick Guide to Sicilian Wine

Sicily marches to the beat of its own drum. In addition to being detached from Italy’s mainland, the island's unique topography and slew of indigenous grapes set its wine production apart from the rest of the country. Discover why Sicily is one of our favorite 'outer borough' Italian regions, here!

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Discover Savoie, France’s Alpine Influenced Wine Region

Discover Savoie, France’s Alpine Influenced Wine Region

Love high acid wines? This one's for you. Get to know one of France’s smallest yet most interesting wine producing regions, featuring crisp whites and crunchy, thirst-quenching reds. Discover this stunning, mountain-influenced region through our Savoie 101. 

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Everything You Need to Know About Grower Champagne

Everything You Need to Know About Grower Champagne

When we pop bubbles, we sip the best-- which means we stick to Grower Champagne. Check out our guide to Everything You Need to Know About Grower Champagne!

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Thirsty for Hidden Gems? Look to These Five Rugged Regions

Thirsty for Hidden Gems? Look to These Five Rugged Regions

We love drinking delicious wine, though discovering it is half of the fun. After scouring the world’s most rugged viticultural regions, we’ve landed on some hidden gems that we absolutely can’t put down. Check out our latest finds and grab ‘em while you can.
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The 'New White Burgundy' We Can't Get Enough Of

The 'New White Burgundy' We Can't Get Enough Of

France’s best known Chardonnay region is changing. We’re letting you in on some of its best kept secrets. Intrigued? Pour a glass and read on.
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HOW TO OPEN SPARKLING WINE

Tips from Master Sommelier and Verve co-founder Dustin Wilson.