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10 Classic Food and White Wine Pairings

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

In many cases, pairing food and wine is a creative endeavor. Trying different wines with your favorite meals is part of mastering the craft. Even so, there are some food and wine pairings that are so good you find yourself going back to them again and again because the experience is always incredible.

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What Makes the Best Wines So Good?

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

There are a lot of wines out there. Some are okay, while others are just plain terrible. Some are absolutely incredible. So what is fine wine — and what makes it so good? It’s not just about picking the most expensive wines. Price alone doesn’t determine the quality of your wine collection. Wine is a complex beverage. Several factors play a role in the quality of the final product: science, where the grapes are grown, seasonal weather conditions, and the expertise of winemakers.

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How Good For You Are Your Favorite Wines?

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Drinking wine with a meal can make a good dish great and enhance your overall experience. But is wine good for you? Many will claim that drinking wine provides health benefits. Here’s the thing: Not all wines are created equal.

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What you should know about Chateauneuf-du-Pape

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Chateauneuf-du-Pape is the king of the southern Rhone AOCs. It's full-bodied red and white blends express the varieties, but also personalities of the complex mix of terroirs.

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How to Successfully Pair Wine with Mexican Food

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Most people instantly opt for a beer or a tequila-based drink when having Mexican food. It’s understandable — these drinks taste great and go well with many different types of dishes. There’s another drink to consider that can take your Mexican meal from good to incredible, however: wine. Like other food and wine pairings, the type of wine you choose matters. In this article, we’ll go into how to pair wine with Mexican food and some of the best food and wine pairings to try.

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