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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 45

During last month’s Virginia Wine Chat at Rappahannock Cellars, we had a lively discussion about which grape was the most under-utilized grape in Virginia.  Not the most under-planted grape,

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Paracelsus Wine Quote

Today’s words are brought to you by Paracelsus.  I know, I know.  Para-who?? You know, the 16th century German physician.  Still doesn’t ring a bell?  You’re

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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 35

This morning, I read a Wine Spectator blog reporting that three of the cartoonists killed in last week’s Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris were also wine label designers.

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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 29

Sunday was Mark Twain’s 179th birthday (honestly, how did I ever know stuff before Twitter?). I’ve been a Twain fan since 7th grade, when I read Huckleberry

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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 28

Thanksgiving, the glorious American holiday of thanks and food, is tomorrow.  It’s snowing at my house today, which is perfect weather for cooking — I want to get

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Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 10

Monday was Ernest Hemingway’s 115th birthday.I’ll bet you can’t guess what you’re getting for Wine, Words & Wednesday today. These words are from A Farewell to Arms .

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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.