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The 10 Bestselling Champagne Brands In the World

The 10 Bestselling Champagne Brands In the World

When it comes to sparkling wine, Champagne is king. There’s nothing more fun, festive, or straight-up fancy than a good old bottle of bubbly from the most renowned region of them all. Champagne’s terroir makes it extremely difficult to craft these precious bottles of bubbly, which also makes life as a winemaker in this glorious region less […]

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9 Classic Rum Cocktails Everyone Should Know How to Make

9 Classic Rum Cocktails Everyone Should Know How to Make

When it comes to spirits, everybody loves rum. It’s deliciously sweet, lightly spiced, and generally pretty affordable. In fact, rum’s sweet and spicy balance makes it a perfect base for crafting cocktails. An array of fruits, juices, and liqueurs play beautifully off rum’s versatile profile. Many of our favorite cocktails begin with our beloved distilled […]

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8 Of The Best Caribbean Rums You Need To Try

8 Of The Best Caribbean Rums You Need To Try

When it comes to quality rum, we recommend setting the sugary mixers aside and enjoying this delicious spirit on its own. It’s the best way to truly experience all that it has to offer. When looking for good-quality rum, you’re going to want to look to the sun-soaked Caribbean with its plethora of distilleries and bottles.

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Natural Wine, Explained

Natural Wine, Explained

When it comes to wine, it’s hard enough to learn about the world of regions, appellation systems, and varietals. Throw in the addition of winemaking practices and things get downright confusing. We’ve all heard of organic wine, and now there’s also biodynamic wine, but what the hell is natural wine?! We know what you’re thinking. Isn’t all wine natural if it’s […]

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Does White Wine Have Tannins?

Does White Wine Have Tannins?

Tannins are a compound in wine that gives it that acerbic, mouth-drying quality. When we talk about strong tannins, some of the first wines that come to mind are powerful Cabernets, bold Northern Rhone Syrahs, and bold Nebbiolo-based reds from Piedmont. But tannins aren’t always robust and in your face; they can be supple and […]

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