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Down with the Snobs — Burying the Myths of Wine Snobbery

Down with the Snobs — Burying the Myths of Wine Snobbery

Most of us have come across a wine snob at some point, or perhaps even been one at some point. Is the snobbery justified, however? Now you can buy affordable versions of classic wines from brands such as Barefoot Wine, and rose is becoming increasingly popular. It’s time to look at two of the myths perpetrated by wine snobs and see if there’s any truth in them.

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Posted by admin 2014.04.14 Wine Info No Comments

How to Store Leftover Holiday Wine


It’s quite unlikely to have leftover wine, especially from the holidays. But if you do find yourself with an unfinished bottle or two, you can either cook dinner with it, or simply store it until you’re ready to drink it.

But how do you store wine without spoiling it? If you’re lucky enough to have a temperature-controlled wine cellar, then you probably don’t have to read on. But if you don’t have one – like the rest of us – and just want to prevent a few bottles from turning sour, here’s what to do to keep your wine safe until you’re ready to drink them.
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Posted by admin 2014.01.21 How to Wine Tips No Comments

Some of the best Wines for under $10 Infographic

Every serious wine drinker has a favorite wine, but for the most part, no two wine drinkers can agree which bottle is the best. People like all different types, and because of the wide selection of wines, its hard to come to a conclusion on which wine reigns supreme above all the rest. However, there is one thing that all winos can agree is a factor: price.

In order to get on the same page in regards to which wines should be consumed, has created an infographic that highlights some of the best tasting wines for under $10. With wines of different types from all over the world, there is sure to be one on here that satisfies every wine drinkers taste buds.
Posted by admin 2014.01.15 How to Wine Tips No Comments

Best Italian Wine Vintage Years to Invest In


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Posted by admin 2013.11.11 Italian No Comments

Shepherd’s Pie + Cabernet Sauvignon

Shepherd’s pie is reminiscent of Ireland’s rich history and landscape. With meat, potatoes and vegetables baked in a pie-like crust, this main dish is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day parties or dinner parties.

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