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A Guide To Our Favorite Loire Producers

A Guide To Our Favorite Loire Producers

France's Loire Valley offers one of the best quality to price ratios that the wine industry has to offer. In this guide, we feature wine icons, inspirations, and insiders, who produce some of our favorite expressions of Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Chenin Blanc, and Muscadet in the region.

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What You Need to Know About Natural Wine

What You Need to Know About Natural Wine

Natural wine is one of the wine industry’s most widely discussed and debated topics; though for many, a few basic questions still stand: what exactly is natural wine, what’s the big fuss over it, and why should we care? We’re giving you our take on the natural wine movement in this post.

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What NOT to Do When Pairing Food & Wine

What NOT to Do When Pairing Food & Wine

Pairing wine and food isn't rocket science when you follow these five simple guidelines. Knowing these basic no-no’s will assure your food and wine elevate one another and ensure you make the most of your food & wine experience!

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A Guide To Our Favorite Beaujolais Producers

A Guide To Our Favorite Beaujolais Producers

For a wine that makes sense in every situation, look no further than Beaujolais. These Gamay-based wines are highly versatile. Each cru offers a distinct expression and ageability, making the producers in this guide a safe choice for collectors, wine novices, and immediate drinkers alike.

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How to Properly Open Sparkling Wine

How to Properly Open Sparkling Wine

As festive (and messy) as a loud pop and fizzy overflow can be, opening a bottle of sparkling should actually create minimal noise and draw zero attention to the process. Learn how to do it the right way from renowned Master Sommelier, Dustin Wilson.

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A Guide to Our Favorite Burgundy Producers

A Guide to Our Favorite Burgundy Producers

When it comes to varietal wines, Burgundy reigns king. With countless lieux dits and microclimates, attention to both producer and vintage is key. Great wine is crafted by the hands of exceptional winemakers, and the producers we recommend in this guide have been carefully curated just for you.

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Wines That Pair Perfectly With Fall Dishes

Wines That Pair Perfectly With Fall Dishes

From rich soups and stews to pumpkin spice everything, we look forward to fall's savory flavors all year long-- though knowing which wines you should drink with them are key. From roasted root vegetables to savory beef stew, we’ve got just the wine pairings you need to create a perfect meal.

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Discover France's Rhône Valley - North vs. South

Discover France's Rhône Valley - North vs. South

Northern Rhône, Southern Rhône-- what’s the difference? Although the two lay nestled within the same valley, the Northern and Southern Rhône are actually quite different. Get to know both components of this viticultural haven here, with our Rhône Valley explainer.

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French Wine Regions And Producers

French Wine Regions And Producers

There’s wine-- and then there’s French wine. From the cool, saline-tinged coasts of the Loire, to the sweltering, sun-drenched region of Provence, France’s wine production is one of the most important in the world. Get to know some of our favorite French wine regions and producers in this guide.

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5 Tips For Pairing Food & Wine

5 Tips For Pairing Food & Wine

We’re letting you in on a secret: pairing food and wine isn’t as tricky as you think! Whether eating out at a restaurant or prepping dinner at home, marrying food and wine harmoniously is actually much easier than you think. Follow these five basic rules for effortlessly easy food and vino matches!

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What Are Tannins?

What Are Tannins?

Tannins are one of the wine world’s most misunderstood components. Yet, when paired properly with food, they can elevate the dish with which they’re served and make the wine come to life. Find out what these mysterious molecules are and how to maximize their presence on the table in this post. 

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A Guide To Our Favorite Champagne Producers

A Guide To Our Favorite Champagne Producers

Champagne, the world’s unofficial capital of sparkling wine, produces the world’s most sought-after and sophisticated bubbles. However, not all wines from the region are created equal, which is why we created this guide. The producers featured here create some of the finest wines in the region.  

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HOW TO OPEN SPARKLING WINE

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