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What’s The Deal With Sulfites?

What’s The Deal With Sulfites?

Are sulfites good for wine? Yes. Are sulfites responsible for wine headaches? No. Are sulfites the cause of allergic reactions to wine? No, science has yet to prove otherwise. Once we understand what is known about sulfites and its love affair with wine, hopefully it will allay our fears of labeling protocol, as we frolic […]

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Missing Out On Merlot: How Sideways Almost Killed One Of The World’s Great Grapes

Missing Out On Merlot: How Sideways Almost Killed One Of The World’s Great Grapes

Ever since a movie took Merlot down like a luchador in 2004, the wine has gotten a bad rap. With one character line and an Academy Award nomination, the film “Sideways” brought the grape’s reputation to its knees. But was the criticism worth it, and should Merlot’s reputation have suffered the way it did? No. […]

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