Why Wine

Top 50 Best-Selling Amazon Wines

  Amazon Wines Everyone Should Try Where do you like to buy your vino? A wine and spirits store? A grocery store? A convenience store? Amazon.com? Great news, wine fans: everyone's favorite online superstore sells vino! The wine.net team took a look at … [Read More...]

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Wine & Food

Wine With Turkey: Which Wines Pair Best with Thanksgiving Dinner?

When it comes to preparing the perfect turkey dinner this Thanksgiving, there are an endless number of factors to consider. How will you be preparing your turkey? What will you be serving on the side? Are other people bringing food? What’s for dessert? And then, of … [Read More...]

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Wine Types

What is Malbec Wine? A Quick Guide

A robust red wine from Argentina, Malbec Wine 2017 is made from the variety of grapes with the same name that is actually native to France. They were planted in Argentinian soil in the 19th century, where they thrived. These are dark fruits with thick skins, and impart a similarly dark berry flavor with smoky notes. Historically, Malbec grapes have been used in French … [Read More...]

Everything You Need to Know About Port Wine

Port wine is not only loaded with flavor, it’s also loaded with history. This type of wine has been made for centuries in the Douro Valley in Portugal. Its name comes from Porto, a coastal city in Portugal sitting pretty at the Douro River’s mouth. From here, 17th-century ships carrying casks of Port traveled to England to supply its citizens with spirits, as they were … [Read More...]

Riesling – Arguably the Greatest Wine Grape in the World

By Dan Berger Riesling is probably the greatest wine grape in the world. Since such a statement is open to challenge (and surely will be), I used the word “probably” so as not to irritate the misguided people in this world who think red wine commands the top ten spots on the World’s Greatest Grapes list. My passion for Riesling predates the latest set of great wines … [Read More...]

Barolo

By Dan Berger In the mid-1980s, I interviewed a wealthy and well-regarded wine collector for an article I was doing on his world-famed cellar. After some discussion of all his classic red Bordeaux, Classified Growths such as his 1945 Chateau Latour en magnum, and his great old Burgundies, his Champagnes, and assorted other treasures, I ventured into tricky territory. … [Read More...]

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