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Port can be cool

Many venues serve port too warm. Reducing temperature offers greater versatility, and increases the uniquely enjoyable qualities that port offers. We suggest temperatures...

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Austrian Red Wines

Austria makes great red wines. While the success story for Austrian exports may be Gruner Veltliner, following on its heels are distinctive and...

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In the same way that there are trends in food, there are wine trends. Here are just four that apply equally to wine...

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Portugal has diverse regions with very distinctive characters due to different soils, climates and varieties.

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South Africa

Young wine makers, new vineyards, diverse regions, strong packaging, great stories and high quality wines are winning international recognition.

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Building Wine Lists

There are so many wines on the market to choose from. Whether you’re putting a wine list together for a shop, restaurant or...

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Under the Radar

Here are a few exciting gems most people pass by. They add interest and diversity to wine shelves and wine lists, which is...