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How Many Grapes in Your Bottle of Wine?
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How Many Grapes in Your Bottle of Wine?

Grape Facts… by Wendy VanHatten One question that came up a week ago when wine tasting is… How many grapes does it take to make a bottle of wine? The answer is…it depends. Check out these facts: One ton of grapes usually makes about 60 cases of wine There are […]

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Celebrity Chefs to Convene at the 13th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival

There are few annual events that get me as excited as the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival—a week-long extravaganza showcasing the best of San Diego’s flourishing food scene and the talented chefs (and other skilled food and beverage purveyors) that make it all happen. As one of the […]

Chill Your Wine…Quickly
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Chill Your Wine…Quickly

I Forgot to Chill My Champagne by Wendy VanHatten I know I’ve been in this situation. My guests are having a good time and I go to the refrigerator for the next bottle of bubbly. But…I forgot to chill it down. When that happens, don’t panic. Here are a couple […]

Wine Labels…Do You Read Them?
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Wine Labels…Do You Read Them?

Wine Labels and What They Tell You by Wendy VanHatten How much time do you spend reading the label on your bottle of wine? That label is more than just a pretty face or an eye-catching piece of paper. One of the informative pieces it tells is about the appellation. […]

Rose Wine…Is It For You?
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Rose Wine…Is It For You?

Rose Wine by Wendy VanHatten When you think of summer and wine, do you think of rose? If you like a delightfully crisp, chilled wine to go with your summer…think rose. You really don’t need to sniff or swirl to enjoy this wine. Best of all, it’s not your grandmother’s […]

Terroir
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Terroir

Terroir by Wendy VanHatten Ever wonder what the term terroir means? A winemaker once explained it like this to me… It’s the perfect combination of elements…the right soil composition, the right moisture, the right temperatures at the right times, and the right amount of sun. This combination of conditions is […]

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