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4 Rosé Wines From Unique Grapes, According To Instagram Wine Influencers

4 Rosé Wines From Unique Grapes, According To Instagram Wine Influencers

Forget Everything You Know About Rosé Wine Grapes Sure, many of us are familiar with the usual suspects – Pinot Noir, Syrah, Cabernet (Franc and Sauvignon), Grenache, Cinsault, Carignan and Mourvèdre.  We are also seeing a rise in rosés made with Merlot, Malbec, Sangiovese, Montepulciano, […]

In The Know About Verdelho: Your Quick Guide To Vine & Wine

In The Know About Verdelho: Your Quick Guide To Vine & Wine

Your Quick Guide To Verdelho This post contains affiliate links. For more information, read my disclosure here. OK, bear with me in this guide on Verdelho, because things may get a little confusing.  I apologize in advance!   Verdelho.  Verdejo,  Verdelho Tinto.  Verdello.  Verduzzo.  Godello.  They […]

Getting To Know Glera: Your Quick Guide To Vine & Wine

Getting To Know Glera: Your Quick Guide To Vine & Wine

Welcome to Part 2 of TGG’s 6 Part Prosecco Series Getting to Know Glera! In this portion of the series, we will get to know more about Prosecco’s predominant grape – Glera – how it is grown, how it is made into wine, what it […]

Catching Up With Carménère: Your Quick Guide To Vine & Wine

Catching Up With Carménère: Your Quick Guide To Vine & Wine

  Grape Carménère   Color Black   Regions Chile, Italy, China.  Limited plantings can be found in France, New Zealand, Washington and California.   Soil Type Sandy or other easy draining soils.  Carménère does poorly when over-watered.   Viticulture Carménère was originally one of the six […]

What You Need To Know About Nebbiolo

What You Need To Know About Nebbiolo

  Grape Nebbiolo   Color Black   Regions Northwest Italy.  Piedmont is the home of this grape, but plantings are also found in the US, Mexico, Argentina, Australia; and to a lesser extent Switzerland, South Africa, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile.   Soil Type Sandy and/or […]

Say Hey To Chardonnay

Say Hey To Chardonnay

Grape Chardonnay   Color White   Regions Worldwide.  Most notably – France, Italy, United States, Argentina, Chile, Australia and New Zealand.   Soil Type All.  Prefers limestone, chalk, clay.   Viticulture Chardonnay is a relatively easy grape to grow, due to its vigor and adaptability […]