TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Mionetto Prosecco

While the third week in July is National Prosecco Week, August 13th is National Prosecco Day. Prosecco, a sparkling wine, is our favorite summer wine—and a good year-round sparkler, taking its place among the world’s noteworthy sparkling wines. Light, fizzy, balanced with a layers of sweet fruit, it’s a good white wine to serve as…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Wine In Cans

When wine in cans and boxes were first broadly available in the mid-1990s, we tried a couple and turned up our nose. At that time, we were writing about fine wine, and just didn’t find canned wines worth our focus. But American consumers flocked to canned wines. And, when “better” winemakers realized consumers liked them,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Beaujolais Wine Pairings For Summer & Year-Round

For red wine lovers, Beaujolais, a wine-producing province in eastern France, produces mostly red wines from the Gamay grape. White and rosé wines are produced in small quantities. Here, we’ll focus on the reds. The province of Beaujolais lies in eastern France, from the northern part of the Rhône Valley to the southern part Burgundy.…
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PRODUCT: Mateus Rosé For National Rosé Day

[1] Today’s Mateus bottle (photo © Mateus | Sogrape). [2] The original Mateus bottle was shaped like a water flask. The design underwent numerous design updates over the years, culminating in the modern bottle above (photo © Deli Portugal). [3] Because rosés can be made from any red wine grape, the resulting wines vary in…
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