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Why Does My Wine Smell Like Gasoline?

Why Does My Wine Smell Like Gasoline?

Have you ever heard someone describe a wine as a fine example of Riesling, exuding flavors of lime, nectarine, and petrol? We know, something sounds off here. Why in the world would anyone want a wine that smells and tastes of gasoline? But believe it or not, these kerosene notes coming from your glass are […]

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Review: Dr. Loosen “Dr. L” Riesling 2015

Review: Dr. Loosen “Dr. L” Riesling 2015

How many times have you found yourself in the wine store looking for something that can best be described as not too sweet but not too dry? Finding that perfectly balanced, semi-sweet wine is tricky, especially considering many off-dry wines contain added sugar. Finding a producer committed to faultless semi-sweet winemaking craftsmanship is a daunting task. Enter the Dr. […]

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10 Dishes to Help You Appreciate German Riesling

10 Dishes to Help You Appreciate German Riesling

If we could only pair one grape varietal with food for eternity, we’d choose Riesling. For some strange reason, Riesling has acquired a reputation in America for producing “sugary” or “sweet” wines, when in reality, most bottles of Riesling are actually bone dry. Regions all over the world are producing stellar Rieslings, such as the […]

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Pairing White Wine With Thanksgiving Dinner [Video]

Pairing White Wine With Thanksgiving Dinner [Video]

Wine and Thanksgiving is the perfect combination and while you might instinctively think your go-to bottle should be of the red variety, white wine – especially German Riesling – is actually a perfect accompaniment to the entire Thanksgiving meal. Watch the video above and learn all about how to expertly pair white wine with every […]

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How To Drink Sweet Wines Like A Pro

How To Drink Sweet Wines Like A Pro

“The wine of kings, and the kings of wines,” is what Louis XIV said about the elegant, sweet aszú wines of Tokaj. From off-dry Riesling, to effervescent Moscato, to full-on dessert wines like aszú or its French counterpart Sauternes, sweet wines from around the world can be an incredibly delicious pairing for many foods and […]

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