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Sparkling Wine/Champagne Lingo

December 27, 2013

The new year is almost here!  It’s time to reflect on the year past, think about new year’s resolutions and most importantly, make plans for your NYE celebration!  Alright, maybe that isn’t more important than setting year-long goals for yourself or acknowledging your achievements in the past year but it sure is fun!  It seems […]

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Wine Lingo-Part II

February 23, 2012

This blog is intended to break down all of the “wine lingo” we hear spouted off in tasting rooms, at restaurants, wine bars, regular bars and at parties.  What does it all mean and why in the world is it so confusing?  Be in the dark no more, here’s what the winos are trying to […]

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Sparkling Wines-the Sugar Breakdown

February 6, 2012

Demi-Sec, Brut Nature, Extra Dry….what exactly does this sparkling and Champagne-exclusive terminology mean?  This guide will tell you how much dosage(sugar) was added after the wine went through it’s second fermentation and what you should expect from your next bottle of bubbles.   Doux-intensely sweet(>55 g/L of sugar)-Sugary sweet dessert wine, can act as your […]

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