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Breaking up with Viognier

I think I’m having a mid-life palate crisis. At my WSET3 class last week, we tasted a Condrieu from the Northern Rhône.  Condrieu is widely

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My Week in Wine Labels (8)

A continuing series on wine labels, and the wines that wear them, under the macro lens. I love to take photos of pieces of things with my macro lens —

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Casanel Vineyards

Field Trip: Casanel Vineyards

My most recent winery field trip brought me to Casanel Vineyards in Leesburg, Virginia (it’s actually just to the west/northwest of Leesburg proper).  My folks

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Armchair Sommelier Wine Tasting Guide

Spice up your next party with our FREE wine tasting guide! Learn what to look, smell, and taste for while appreciating your favorite bottle. We’ve also included a printable tasting notes template and a tasting wheel.