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Is Chardonnay Sweet Or Dry? Finding Your Perfect Pour

Is Chardonnay Sweet

If you asked any beginning wine drinker to name a white wine, they would probably say Chardonnay. That’s because Chardonnay is the most popular white wine grape in the world. But these same people may not know the answer to the question: “Is Chardonnay sweet or dry?” This is completely understandable. Even some seasoned wine drinkers might…

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The Difference Between Oaked and Unoaked Chardonnay Taste

Oaked vs Unoaked Chardonnay Taste

Chardonnay is the most popular white wine varietal in the world – and it’s also one of the most diverse. In fact, oaked and unoaked Chardonnay taste couldn’t be more different. Which leads many wine drinkers to scratch their heads and wonder: “What is Chardonnay, really?”  What are the characteristics of a Chardonnay grape, and…

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Gewürztraminer Pronunciation & 15 Other Difficult Wine Words (with playable audio)

In this article, you’ll learn to say the correct Gewürztraminer pronunciation so you can order it like a native. By the time you finish reading this blog and listening to the very best audio examples which we scoured the internet to find and chose the very best, you’ll feel like a veritable wine connoisseur, and…

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15 Beautiful Wineries for Sonoma Wine Tasting

You’re planning your trip to premium wine country and probably wondering “where is the best vineyard wine tasting near me in Sonoma?” Well, look no further. We’ve rounded up our favorite intimate wineries for Sonoma wine tasting that won’t leave you wanting.  And, if you’re far away and dreaming of your Sonoma wine tasting tour,…

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10 Steps for Building a Home Wine Cellar

Some wines are better with age. But if you want to get the most out of your bottle, it’s important to have a proper way to store it. Simply putting your expensive wine bottle up on a shelf is a surefire way to ruin it before your first sip. What you need is a home…

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How to Taste Wine: 11 Tips for Your First Visit

If you’re planning your first wine tasting, or your first trip to Sonoma, you’re sure to have questions about how to taste wine. Questions like: “How many wines are included?” “Will I get drunk during a wine tasting?” “In what order should you taste wine?” “How do you choose what to wear when wine tasting!?”…

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