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Should Your Wine Guy be Selling Cars?

Andy Besch and Ellen Kaye, authors of _The Wine Guy: Everything You Want to Know About Buying and Enjoying Wine from Someone Who Sells It_ tell you how to grill your wine seller. READ MORE

Burden of Proof

When compared with, say, a typical 86-proof cognac, your typical wine would seem about as threatening as a bottle of Evian --right? But the alcohol level in wine varies. READ MORE

Why Pomegranate, and Why Now?

Not that long ago, pomegranates made only cameo appearances in salads. And now: pomegranate juice, pomegranate soda, pomegranate martinis, pomegranate ice cream. READ MORE

Is Biodynamics the New Organic?

Animal skulls as compost aside, the goal of biodynamics with wine is to have a vineyard that naturally deters pests and combats disease through its own strength and diverse ecosystem. READ MORE

Ribera’s the New Red

While Rioja still commands respect among the retired, and Priorat makes wines that only rock stars can afford, Ribera del Duero is fast becoming the new darling of Spain’s red wine world. READ MORE

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