Archive for February 2016

3 Reasons Not to Worry About Sulfites in Wine

3 Reasons Not to Worry About Sulfites in Wine SULFITES (ack!) – that deadly monster-chemical lurking in our wine, causing trouble and spurring headaches! Right?! Well, not necessarily. The mandatory mention on the label does make sulfites out to be some sort of tenriching substance, but for most people sulfites are completely harmless. Trace amounts of sulfites (sulphur-based…

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What Exactly is a Rosé Wine

What Exactly is a Rosé Wine If you were under the impression pink wines are syrupy-sweet blends of red and white wine, you aren’t alone – thanks to the reputation of White Zinfandel. As it turns out, pink wines can be dry or sweet, and are made from red grapes. Unlike traditional red wines, rosés (pronounced…

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Roses are Red, and Wine is Too

Roses are Red, and Wine is Too With the big day fast approaching, you may be wondering, “What kind of bouquet do I get for my dear Valentine?” This is a perfect opportunity to pop open an elegant, floral bottle of bubbles, such as a Prosecco. Or may we recommend a lovely arrangement of lavender…

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