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New World – Wine Term of the Week

As you might expect, New World is pretty much the polar opposite of Old World. Wine that is produced outside of the long time traditional growing regions of Europe fall into the ‘New World’ category. Initially, the primary New World … Continue reading

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Old World – Wine Term of the Week

Wine that is labeled ‘Old World’ is produced primarily in Europe, from regions that have a long history of winemaking. Old World wine countries include Italy, Germany, France, Portugal, Spain & Austria. This list may also include parts of North … Continue reading

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Terroir – Wine Term of the Week

One of the things that seems to make the topic of wine mysterious to people is the unique terminology associated with it. Phrases such as ‘oaky finish’ or ‘high tannins’ can create confusion and even anxiety to those unfamilar with … Continue reading

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