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  • Bonarda gets a boost

    Just about any other wine in the world (the New World) is made from vines descended from or originally imported from the Old World. Decades and ...

  • Crisp, white and worth a sip

    In the Loire, Sauvignon Blanc wines are generally a single varietal expression of the grape, whether served in a dry, sweet or sparkling style. ...

  • Gems from Italy

    Both regions have strong agricultural traditions in wine, cereals, livestock, olives and vegetables, although recent decades have seen growth in ...

  • Ports to ponder

    That long history has also led to a number of variations on the Port theme, and so the variations need some regulation for the protection of the ...

  • Australia ups the ante

    Italy and the United States — mostly California — are the next most common on our shelves. Close behind are wine selections from Australia, which ...

  • The origin of Zin

    The main wine-making grape species of the world is the vitis vinifera and Zinfandel is a variety within that species, like all the well-known ...

  • A taste of Nova Scotia

    Nova Scotia has now established itself as worthy of mention when discussing Canada’s wine industry. British Columbia and Ontario continue to ...

  • Getting to know Nebbiolo

    There is a lesser known variety from northern Italy’s Piedmont region, however, which also claims noble recognition.Nebbiolo stakes it claim to ...

  • Wine with an altitude

    Political change and economic shocks in the 1990s made Argentine wineries look outside the country for new markets. Entry into those markets ...

  • Try a California Cab

    To think of California wine country as a single homogenous terroir would be the same as saying “Italian” wine, with all of that country’s ...