Wine 101: The Basics of Wine

Wine 101 We love to drink wine but do we understand it?  Why try to make sense of a good

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What is Wine?

Wine is fermented fruit juice. Fermentation occurs when microorganisms called yeast metabolize the sugars in fruit juice, creating alcohol and

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Wine Environments: Where Wine Producing Grapes Grow

Grapevines Need Temperate Climates Vines need long, warm periods during crucial flowering, fruit set and ripening periods After harvest, vines

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Wine Grape Species

Like all plants, we classify grapevines according to the system of taxonomy laid out by Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus in

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Aglianico (Ahl-yan’-ee-co)

What is the Aglianico wine grape and what food do you pair it with? Pairing options: options: such as Pheasant, Wild

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Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA

Known for its sweeping landscape, berry bushes, hazelnut trees and lovely vineyards that conform to the swales and contours of

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Yountville, California, USA

In 1836, George Yount became a blessed man when he received the generous grant from Mexican commandant Mariano Vallejo for

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Washington State, USA

Atop the Pacific Northwest, Washington State has a rich history of growing wine grapes dating back to 1825. Many of

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World Wine Regions – North America – Washington State

Washington is the nation’s second-largest wine producer (but it accounts for only one-tenth the volume of California). Only one percent

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