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Fumé Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc are the same grape!

You see, back in the 1960’s Sauvignon Blanc didn’t have a lot of street cred. The American versions of the wine at that time were on the sweet side and less than exciting for most people. So Robert Mondavi (we ALL know that name, right?) took the initiative to visit France to see how they created their Sauvignon Blanc. He visited the regions of Loire Valley Sancerre and also the Pouilly-Fumé region whose Sauvignon Blanc at that time was called “Blanc Fumé.”

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Tasty Whites, Wine

Wine: Riesons to love Riesling

Okay so maybe that wasn’t the greatest play on words. Especially if you don’t know how to pronounce Riesling yet. It’s pronounced “Rees-ling”. “Riesons” to love “Riesling”…get it? {wah wah wahhhhhhhhh}. Admittedly, I’ve been a...

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5 Kick-Ass Wine Apps for Wine Lovers

I don’t know about you, but I live with my iPad mini next to me every second of every day. I use it more than my iPhone, and I use it exponentially more than my laptop. I am absolutely positive almost everyone out there feels the same way about whatever mobile device they own, as we have...

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Tasty Bubbles, Wine

Cava: A spanish sparkling wine. Great to taste. Even better on the wallet.

Cava. Now here is an understated, under-appreciated and usually over looked sparkling wine. It’s more or less the Prosecco of Spain because Prosecco (Italian) is also highly overlooked as everyone always seems to focus on the Champagnes of the world. Yet surprisingly Cava is usually very easily found in most major grocery stores which makes it easily accessible and very budget friendly.

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