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  • A Wine for This Moment: Beaujolais Nouveau
    November 18, 2021 Valerie Bilgri

    A Wine for This Moment: Beaujolais Nouveau

    The third Thursday of November elicits both cheers and jeers from the wine world. But no matter how you view the glass, this date means the arrival of freshly labeled Beaujolais Nouveau. Beaujolais Nouveau—directly translated as “new Beaujolais”—is the very first release...

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  • Three wines from Domaine Albert Mann in Autumn Light
    October 22, 2021 Valerie Bilgri

    Drinking with the Seasons: Fall Inspirations

    For many living in the Northern Hemisphere, the arrival of autumn brings new clothes out of the closet and different foods to our table. This often means the types of wine we turn to changes as well, evoking the colors, sights, smells, and even the feelings of seasonal change. 
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  • Deciphering Biodynamic Wine
    August 17, 2021 Valerie Bilgri

    Deciphering Biodynamic Wine

    Biodynamic wines are increasing in both availability and popularity, even though they still comprise a small percentage of global wine production. While there are similarities between organic and biodynamic approaches, mainly the avoidance of pesticides and synthetic fertilizers, biodynamic methods...

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  • (Your) Wines of Summer
    July 30, 2021 Valerie Bilgri

    (Your) Wines of Summer

    Condensation forming on the outside of your beverage. A smoky tickle in your nose from a charcoal grill. The pop and whistle of fireworks. These are a few of the sights, smells, and sounds associated with summer, a season when...

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  • Photo of Domaine Schoffit Grand Cru Clos Saint-Theobald Riesling
    June 29, 2021 Valerie Bilgri

    Why the Wine World Loves Riesling

    If you’ve ever felt like you were the center of attention for misunderstood reasons, Riesling understands. Year after year, the professional wine world tries to improve the public image of this much maligned grape. Why? When it’s made well, Riesling essentially offers a complete package.
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