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Wine FAQ: Should I decant my wine?

FAQ:  Do I need to decant wines before drinking them or not? A: A common (and often disputed) question, indeed!  The short answer is:  It depends. Let’s start with the basics about what a decanter is and its history. What is … Continue reading

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FAQ: Do European wines have less sulfites?

FAQs:  Do European wines have less sulfites than American wines? Are European wines made without sulfites? The answer to the above questions and any variation thereof is: Nope. Often when I speak with excited Americans who have just been traveling … Continue reading

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What’s That Mean? Understanding Italian Wine Labels

There’s a lot of info on those labels, and being in Italian certainly doesn’t make it look less mysterious to non-Italian speakers…  However the good news is that with respect to world wine labels, Italian labels are relatively easy to … Continue reading

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FAQ: Does it matter what glass I serve wine in?

FAQ: Does the style of glass actually matter when I’m serving wine? Answer:  Yes, in that the shape and size if your glass certainly has an effect on the wine inside it.  But this doesn’t mean you need to spend … Continue reading

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