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  • Drought could lead to sticker shock

    What helps make California a great wine-producing region is partly its climate. It gets most of its rain and moisture in the winter while vines ...

  • Top wines, top prices

    This class includes special vintages from the usual list of great wines, where individual bottles have been sold at exorbitant prices. Examples ...

  • Viva España!

    Spanish wine has a history as ancient as these neighbours, and it is home to hundreds of indigenous grape varieties.With notable exceptions, ...

  • Old world wine is new again

    These regions have displaced the domination of the main European wine nations and gained a significant foothold in the international export ...

  • Most grapes have familiar cousins and second cousins

    I find that seeing the relationships fills in a lot of gaps and offers some explanation for some of the interesting situations in the wine world. ...

  • What is the relationship between alcohol and weight?

    Last week, we covered how the alcohol content of wines can be reduced through either natural or technical means. Such reductions are usually ...

  • When wines have too much kick

    Yeast converts sugar into alcohol, so the more sugar, the higher potential alcohol. Where a range from 12.5 to 13.5 per cent alcohol content used ...

  • How Banfi makes a better wine

    International food and beverage corporations sometimes have a mixed reputation in the consumer marketplace. We’ve lately heard of the research to ...

  • Grapes vines and their family trees

    As the trade in such products, particularly wine, grew in economic importance, it became important to know what vines you were planting.The ...

  • Salute!

    Depending on the success of each harvest, Italy and France are usually vying for the title of world’s biggest wine producer and world’s biggest ...