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What Is Oxidation And What Is It Doing To My Wine?

What Is Oxidation And What Is It Doing To My Wine?

What’s the biggest, baddest, wine flaw of them all? Say hello to oxidation, your wine’s worst nightmare. But isn’t oxygen good for wine, you ask? What about everything we’ve learned about introducing oxygen to the glass (cue pretentious over-swirling of the wine) to bring out all of its deepest, darkest aromas? How can something we’ve […]

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3 Ways To Tell If Your Wine’s Gone Bad

3 Ways To Tell If Your Wine’s Gone Bad

If we’re being honest, there’s a solid chance most of us have powered through a glass—or three—of less than perfect wine before admitting to some flaws (personal, or the wine’s). But when a bottle of wine has really gone bad, even the thirstiest among us can’t rationalize another sip. But how can you tell if […]

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Wine Gone Bad – What To Do When A Wine Turns

Wine Gone Bad – What To Do When A Wine Turns

When you’re a young partier, a good night means no bottle left behind. When you’re a more, uh, matoor partier, the goal is waking up with leftovers, proof you didn’t chug that last half-bottle of Malbec and call an ex, or your boss, or that cute farmer’s market guy who really only gave you his […]

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Why Telling People They Should Never Order Wine By The Glass Is Awful Advice

Why Telling People They Should Never Order Wine By The Glass Is Awful Advice

Today Business Insider published a story advising readers that they should never order wine by the glass at a restaurant.  They gave three reasons: Glass markups are higher than wines by the bottle. Wine people (snobs) don’t order wine by the glass, so neither should you. Restaurants sell unfinished bottles of wine as by the […]

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