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The 4 Ways To Make Rosé

The 4 Ways To Make Rosé

Rosé season is here again, which means a slew of pink wines will be overwhelming wine displays before long. But not all rosés are created equally, quite literally, actually: There are several different ways to make rosé wine. While the production methods aren’t typically listed on the label, knowing a bit about how rosé is made […]

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Biodynamic Wine, Explained

Biodynamic Wine, Explained

In a time of drastic climate change, global warming, and all-around meteorological chaos, we all seek to be a little bit “greener.” We buy organic produce, shop with reusable tote bags, and recycle just a bit more than we used to. With sustainability and natural movements front and center in our minds, these conscientious practices […]

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What Happens in a Winery in Spring

What Happens in a Winery in Spring

To the joy of Californians, spring is here on the West Coast! After months of intense rains, it’s getting green across the vineyards that blanket California, and worker bees are outside and humming. (To everyone still battling the arctic winds of the Midwest and Northeast, I’m sorry. Move West.) In the wineries that neighbor those […]

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Why So Many Great Vineyards Are On Hills

Why So Many Great Vineyards Are On Hills

Running a vineyard is like selling real estate: location is everything. That’s not news if you’re an adventurous wine drinker and have discovered that wines from snowy hilltops in Germany taste different  from those from sunny California. But ”location” isn’t always simple. In the best and worst climates, from the frozen Finger Lakes to Grecian […]

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