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Avignon Food and Wine Tour
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Avignon Food and Wine Tour

Avignon Food and Wine Tour by Wendy VanHatten Mention Avignon, France and many people know this is where the pope lived during the early 14th century. Hence the imposing Palais des Papes which dominates the skyline of Avignon. I’ll save that for another article. On our last visit, we signed […]

The Best Rose Wine Blends To Taste Right Now
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The Best Rose Wine Blends To Taste Right Now

Wines are technically made and developed for different purposes. As you can observe nowadays, wines are not only limited to white and red. In fact, there are different blends of wines develop to provide optimum satisfaction to all who drinks it. The availability of wines in all wine stores makes […]

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Holiday Gift Giving Guide

5 Frugal Wine Gifts Under $40

If you’re wondering what to get the oenophile in your life this holiday season, there’s certainly no shortage of options—for better or for worse. But, can you actually impress without doing major damage to your bank account? You betcha! Here are 5 wine gifts under $35 sure to satisfy: The […]

Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc?
Lifestyle

Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc?

Chard? Sauv Blanc? Or Both? by Wendy VanHatten Are you or is someone you know a big fan of Sauvignon Blanc, but hates Chardonnay or vice versa? Did you know, in their most extreme forms, they’re not at all similar? Yet there are some commonalities in the more restrained versions of […]

Shatter on the Vines
Lifestyle

Shatter on the Vines

Shatter and What it Means by Wendy VanHatten Wine terms can be confusing. Have you ever heard a winemaker or a grower talk about shatter? Shatter is one of those wine terms that doesn’t sound like what it might mean. When talking about a vineyard, and the term shatter is […]

Wine Barrels
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Wine Barrels

Wine Barrels… by Wendy VanHatten While doing some research for my next guide book about Napa Valley and wineries, I came across an article posted by Food & Wine about barrels. Here are some excerpts from that article. The Benefits of Wood Winemakers have used oak barrels for centuries. Barrels […]

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