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Wine Term Pronunciations

August 10, 2015

Even those in the wine industry are subject to the occasional mispronunciation when it comes to wine terminology. How could we not be when something that looks like it should be pronounced terror is actually pronounced teh-rwahr(terroir)? In any event, we’ve gathered some of the most tongue twisting words in the wine world to hopefully make […]

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Interview with the Sparkling Winemaker-Dave Hickey

May 2, 2012

This week we managed to steal a bit of Sparkling Winemaker, Dave Hickey’s, time to ask a couple questions.  Here’s what we found out:   What did you before working in the wine industry? For many years I was involved in commercial and industrial construction as an Inside Journeyman Wireman (electrician). For about 3 years […]

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Sulfites-the Mystery Ingredient in so Many Wines we Love!

October 5, 2011

Something I am frequently asked about are sulfites.  What are they, are they bad for you and are they what give me a headache when I drink wine?  Sulfites are simply a preservative, used in most food industries, including the wine industry.  Sulfites, or sulfur dioxide will usually cause you no harm unless you suffer […]

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