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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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An Illustrated Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon from California

An Illustrated Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon from California

When it comes to big, bold reds, Cabernet Sauvignon is king, especially when grown in California. Despite being born in France (and comprising the backbone of many Bordeaux blends), Cabernet Sauvignon has made a serious name for itself in the Golden State. Fruit-forward, juicy, and perfect with an array of foods, you can’t go wrong […]

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7 Questions About Cabernet Sauvignon You’ve Always Been Afraid to Ask, Answered

7 Questions About Cabernet Sauvignon You’ve Always Been Afraid to Ask, Answered

What’s the biggest, baddest, most well-known kid in school when it comes to red wine grape varieties? Most wine professionals out there would agree that Cabernet Sauvignon wins the popularity contest by a landslide. If you’ve consumed red wine at some point in your life, you’ve more likely than not tasted this robust red varietal. But […]

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Real Wine Lovers Order Cab Franc, Not Cabernet Sauvignon

Real Wine Lovers Order Cab Franc, Not Cabernet Sauvignon

Get a group of wine nerds together and more likely than not, when asked to choose between Cabernet Franc over Cabernet Sauvignon, the decision would be unanimous. Cab Franc would win every time. Somewhere along the line, Cabernet, Cab, and all other forms of nickname somehow became synonymous with Cabernet Sauvignon. But what about the other […]

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Flank Steak With Pebre Sauce And Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon [Video]

Flank Steak With Pebre Sauce And Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon [Video]

Flank steak is not only one of the cheaper cuts of beef; it’s also one of the simplest to make absolutely delicious. In this recipe, we’re heading to Chile to get inspired by their fantastic wines and cuisine. We wanted to create a steak that would be right at home either in a hip restaurant in Santiago […]

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