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14 Wild Facts About Wine

14 Wild Facts About Wine

Wine has a long, rich history. Records of the fermented beverage date as far back as 2500 BC in ancient Egypt. However, it wasn’t until 1769, when Spanish Franciscan Missionaries planted California’s first grape vineyard, that America would begin its love affair with wine. If only the missionaries could see the $114 billion industry those early vineyards became.  Today, technology has...

Ice, Sweet, and Dry Wine: What’s the Difference?

Ice, Sweet, and Dry Wine: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to picking out a wine that fits your taste, few moments are as disappointing as when you take a sip and find out it’s sweet instead of dry, or vice versa. While it’s pretty easy to pick a bottle of red or white off the shelf, it’s harder to determine the level of sweetness. Armed with some wine knowledge, you can navigate the duality of dry to sweet like a professional. Read on to...

Basic Wine and Cheese Pairings You Need to Know

Basic Wine and Cheese Pairings You Need to Know

It’s no secret: Americans love wine and cheese. Every bar, pub, winery, and restaurant seems to be adding charcuterie boards to their menus. The problem is, heading out every night to satiate your wine and cheese cravings can get expensive. With a few tips and tricks to perfect your palate, you can save some of your hard-earned cheddar by making a cheese board at home. So, whether you’re...