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8 Questions About Orange Wine You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

8 Questions About Orange Wine You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

Unlike high fashion or craft beer, things move a little slower in the wine world. Over the past decade, however, orange wine has gone from ancient and obscure, to hip insiders’ favorite, to increasingly mainstream. It is now even offered by discount supermarket chains like Aldi. To better understand the category, we caught up with […]

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Seven Questions About Qvevri You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

Seven Questions About Qvevri You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask

Located on the border of Eastern Europe and Asia, Georgia has an astonishing 8,000-year-old winemaking history. Central to the nation’s oenological heritage are its skin-contact qvevri wines, widely consumed by those in Georgia and neighboring countries for millennia. Thanks to a growing worldwide trend of “natural” winemaking, the category’s undisputed OG is now garnering international […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Wines From Central and Eastern European Indigenous Grapes

Your Ultimate Guide to Wines From Central and Eastern European Indigenous Grapes

Be honest. When offered the choice between an unknown indigenous varietal wine whose name you’ve never heard spoken aloud, and something more recognizable like, say, a Pinot Noir, how many of us take a walk on the wild side? And how many stick to what we know? (Given the sales and production data, smart money’s […]

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