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What Everyone Should Know about Alto Adige - Südtirol

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Alto Adige - Südtirol is one of Italy’s most extreme growing areas. Despite getting plenty of sun, the cool weather means Alto Adige - Südtirol is primarily a white wine region. The climate, excellent terroir, and skilled winemaking can lead to wines of stunning beauty and even ageability.

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What Makes a Wine Great? The Top 10 Qualities

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

What separates truly great wines from those which are very good, but somehow less memorable? Famed wine writer and educator Karen MacNeil has identified nine attributes. This article explains each.

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11 Things Wine Lovers Should Know about New Zealand

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Now’s a perfect time to boost your Kiwi wine knowledge. Spring foods pair very well with crisp, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. And May 4 is International Sauvignon Blanc Day. So pour yourself a glass and drink up while you read up on New Zealand and its wines.

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