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Best Wines to Age in Your Collection – 10 Recommendations

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Wine left to age offers up exceptional flavors you just can’t get with new wine. It also lets you sample wine from a year that holds a special memory, such as the year of your marriage or the year your child was born or adopted. The best aged wine is also a delight to savor, a unique transformation in a bottle that you can share with friends on everything from a warm summer day to a cozy winter evening.

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Everything You Need to Know About Syrah Wine and More

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Even if you’ve been an avid wine collector for years, you might have put your focus on a single wine varietal or a specific wine region. Whether you pursued it out of personal preference or for its investment value, such a focused wine collection might have caused you to bypass other worthwhile and intriguing fine wines. One of those wines is Syrah, a bold, full-bodied wine with intense berries, fruits, licorice and black pepper...

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How Do I Sell My Wine Collection? The Ultimate Guide for Collectors

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Fine wine collectors are always searching for exciting bottles to add to their collection. Whether it’s an elusive DRC or a cult wine like Screaming Eagle or Le Pin, a fine wine is something to be deeply admired – and acquired, if possible. Of course, the time may come when you need to sell off your collection, in its entirety or in part. If you find yourself on the selling end, you might be unsure of the best course of action...

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An Introduction to Brunello Wine

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Brunello di Montalcino, typically shortened to Brunello by most collectors and connoisseurs, is a bold wine from Montalcino, a hilltop town located in the Tuscan hills in the province of Siena – roughly 70 miles from Florence and 30 miles from the city of Siena. Brunello comes from a distinct variety of Sangiovese grape, dubbed Sangiovese Grosso. It’s known for large, luscious grapes with thick skins, high tannins and acidity...

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9 Things You Should Know about Corks, Screw Caps and Wine Storage

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

There are merits to both corks and screw caps. But many people, both consumers and the trade, have misconceptions about how these closures work, what actually causes some wine faults commonly attributed to closures, and how these closures affect the aging profile of wines.

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