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Riesling Wines…Do You Like Them?
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Riesling Wines…Do You Like Them?

Riesling Wines…Germany, Finger Lakes, Austria by Wendy VanHatten When traveling to Germany, one of my favorite wines is Riesling. Not the sweet Riesling many think of here in the US, the dry, slightly mineral Riesling I find in the Mosel River region. Did you know… The Riesling grape originated in […]

What’s On My Wine Label?
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What’s On My Wine Label?

Wine Labels by Wendy VanHatten You just purchased a bottle of wine, or you’re looking at a bottle in the store. How do you really know where this wine was made? The appellation, or where it was made, can be listed as broad as the state of California or as […]

Removing Red Wine Stains
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Removing Red Wine Stains

Removing Red Wine Stains by Wendy VanHatten If you drink red wine, at some point you’re going to have a spill…on your white shirt, on the carpet, or on the tablecloth. What do you do? Some of these tips may help… For the carpet: Blot as much of the stain […]

Auxerrois Blanc
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Auxerrois Blanc

White Wine for Cooler Weather by Wendy VanHatten Most of us tend to pick up the bottle of red wine as summer turns to fall. Maybe it’s because we think white wines drink better in the heat of the summer. That is, unless, you think of a fuller bodied white […]

Wine and Cheese Pairings
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Wine and Cheese Pairings

Wines and Cheeses by Wendy VanHatten Wine and cheese are made for each other. Right? Then, why do some wines taste better with certain cheeses? Think about common things between the wine and the cheese. High acidity or a creamy texture are a couple of things that come to mind […]

Viura Wine
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Viura Wine

  Ever heard of the grape Viura? Perhaps you know it as Macabeo. Either way, it’s a white wine grape used in Spain’s Rioja region and in the southernmost region of France. The Viura grape is one of the three that goes into Spanish sparkling wine, Cava. But, it can […]

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