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The Complete Guide To Rioja And The Tempranillo Grape [Infographic]

The Complete Guide To Rioja And The Tempranillo Grape [Infographic]

Rioja, one of Spain’s best-known wine regions, evokes visions of tapas-laden bistros on evenings that stretch lazily into night. But how well do you really know Rioja? From sub-regions to classifications to typical flavor profiles (and how the heck do you properly pronounce Rioja, anyways?), there’s much more to this Spanish standard than meets the […]

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An Illustrated Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux

An Illustrated Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux

When listing the classic wines of the world, Bordeaux ranks pretty close to the top of the pack. While Bordeaux is typically a blended wine, Cabernet Sauvignon is the key grape, particularly in regions on the left bank of the Gironde river. What characterizes this bold, complex, ageable wine? Check out our illustrated guide for […]

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