Wine Wisdom

Wine Wisdom articles explore the world of wine for everyone. It’s a place to come together and learn about wine. Read along whether you’re a beginner enthusiast, a self-proclaimed oenophile or working in the industry.

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Data Dive: Sideways and Its Impact on Merlot

In 2004, a solitary line from a movie – spewing hatred for Merlot – seemingly turned the…

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The BS in Wine According to Jason Wise & Steve Matthiasson

In a recent episode of the SOMM TV Podcast, host Jason Wise teamed up with…

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Berries, Brandy, and Brown Sugar, Oh My! The Best Ways To Upgrade Red Sangria

We’re slowly easing into summer, and it’s time to start enjoying afternoons on the patio,…

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How To Pick the Perfect Bottle on Vivino Every Time

Picking out a bottle of wine at the store can often be daunting, overwhelming, and…

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The Best Red Grapes For Making Rosé Wine

The past two decades have been an exciting ride for rosé. Across the globe, rosé…

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Everything You Need to Know About Champagne: 101 Guide

Vitis vinifera vines were first planted in Champagne by the Romans between the third and…

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‘Bottle Shock’ Versus What Actually Happened During the Judgment of Paris

When searching ‘Judgment of Paris’ on the internet, a story of Greek mythology comes up.…

The Best Wine Books You Need To Add To Your Bookshelf

Looking for your next read and want to make it the perfect wine pairing? As…

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7 Similarities Between Coffee and Wine You Need To Discover

It takes years of practice to become an expert at something. This is not a…

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How To Elevate a Red Wine: Add a Chill

Wine trends can be exhausting to keep on top of. Whether it’s canned, orange, natural,…