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17 Signs You're A Wine Snob

Hint: You're insufferable, only drink 98-pointers
Sep 4, 2013 1:00 pm

A wine snob is a particularly posh type of creature. Not to be confused with a wine geek. Geeks are wine lovers who seek out obscure grapes, unknown wine regions, unconventional winemaking methods. Wine snobs, on the other hand, are a different type of oenophile. Read on.

Around The World In 80 Wine Varieties: Riesling

Plus, 5 Rieslings to try (and where to buy)
Aug 15, 2013 3:00 pm

Every couple of years, wine geeks get excited: rumor has it riesling is about to be the next big thing. Well, it is and it isn’t. Right now, it’s getting buzz through initiatives like the internationally recognized campaign Summer of Riesling. But outside of oenophilic circles, riesling is still greatly underappreciated. Read on.

How Does Marco Canora Celebrate July 4th? With French Wines Of Course.

Chateauneuf-du-Pape does white?
Jul 8, 2013 9:02 am

Over a weekend when everybody was celebrating the best things of America —independence, grilled meat, the United States of Craft Beer — a few of us were busy sticking our noses in an assortment of French wines pulled together at a fun dinner arranged by the Wines Of France. Here's a report.

A Down And Dirty Guide To Natural Wines

So much controversy around "des vins naturels"
Mar 25, 2013 4:01 pm

In Paris, the city of wine for lunch and dinner, there is much talk of des vins naturels. There are entire caves and wine bars dedicated to selling these natural wines. But what are they?

8 Online Wine Clubs Worth Subscribing To

Wine to your doorstep. Like, every month.
Dec 13, 2012 3:01 pm

Wine is the gift that keeps on giving — especially when the wine keeps coming all year. A wine club subscription makes the perfect gift for oenophiles and wine novices alike and can boost one’s wine knowledge or just keep your favorite wine lover well stocked. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites.

Thinking Beyond Brandy: 5 Table Wines From Armagnac

Lovely, crisp, white table wines from...Armagnac?
Aug 30, 2012 4:01 pm

Producers in Armagnac are using traditional Armagnac grapes (and a few not so traditional ones) to produce lovely, crisp white table wines that are mouthwatering and refreshingly low in alcohol. This sort of surpised us.

The Wish List: Stylish European Design

Check out the manliest apron we've ever seen & more
Aug 17, 2012 5:01 pm

The Wish List is taking you on a journey of European discovery. Check out some of the coolest young designers from across the Pond. Photos and where to buy, after the jump.


Sauternes, The Fine Sweet Wine Of Bordeaux

If the grapes aren’t rotten, they don’t want them
Jun 4, 2012 2:01 pm
Noble Rot

Find out why moldy grapes are a good thing when it comes to Sauternes wine.


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