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Is Wine Gluten-Free?

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

It would seem obvious that wine is gluten-free. Wine is made by fermentation, with yeast transforming grape’s sugars into alcohol. Both grapes and yeast are gluten-free. But additives, barrel-aging and clarification have been highlighted by some articles as potential sources for gluten contamination. This article looks at each of those to see how much risk there really is.

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Tasting Diversity: Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon Terroir

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Napa Valley’s Rutherford AVA is one of the world’s best-known and respected regions for Cabernet Sauvignon. But wines coming from different parts of Rutherford will vary substantially in character, even if made in the same style by the same producer. This article looks at that diversity through three wines.

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