Different Types Of Red Wine To Try For National Red Wine Day

Red wine lovers: August 28th is National Red Wine Day. There are many different red wines made around the world. With more than a thousand varieties of wine grapes grown, that’s no surprise. Today, we’ll highlight all of the red wines widely available in the U.S. and give you some “food homework”: Try a varietal…
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Introduction To Pinot Noir Wine For National Pinot Noir Day

[1] Getting ready to enjoy a glass of Pinot Noir (photo © Rebelle | NYC [permanently closed]). [2] Consider a wine vacation and the pleasure of tasting wine at the vineyard (photo © Kym Ellis | Unsplash). [3] A glass especially shaped for Pinot Noir. The funnel-shaped bowl allows pinot noirs to breathe and the…
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Les Legendes Bordeaux From Lafite Rothschild: Wonderful, Affordable

Certainly, everyone who drinks Bordeaux wine knows of Château Lafite Rothschild, the premier cru classe of the Pauillac region of Bordeaux. If they’re lucky enough, they’ve had it more than once. But a bottle of the 2008 vintage, which is ready to drink now, is $995. The 2009 Carruades de Lafite, the winery’s second label,…
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Halloween Wine? 7 Deadly Zin Zinfandel From California

Meet 7 Deadly Zins, an old vine Zinfandel from California’s Lodi Valley. The 7 Deadly brand released its first vine in 2002. The company says that the brand was born from the winemaker’s Catholic school upbringing and lust for making hedonistically seductive* wine. “Sinful indeed,” they say, “our 2018 Old Vine Zinfandel is full-bodied and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ridge Zinfandel, A Great California Red Wine For California Wine Month

September is California Wine Month, and one of California’s most distinguished wines is Zinfandel (it is known there as a “heritage grape.” Zin, as it’s called for short, is a black-skinned wine grape (photo #6) that produces a robust, bold and spicy red wine that can stand up to the most robust and rich foods.…
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