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Sipping Easy: Exploring Food Pairings for Smooth Merlot

Sipping Easy: Exploring Food Pairings for Smooth Merlot

Merlot has been a popular grape for over 200 years. Why, you ask? Because it’s remarkably smooth for a red wine. But what do we mean by smooth merlot? It’s about the level of acidity. The smoothest wine has a texture akin to milk, while the most acidic can...
The “proper” way to taste wine

The “proper” way to taste wine

First and foremost, the proper way to taste wine is to enjoy it! If you’re not enjoying it, you might be doing it wrong… One of many reasons to enjoy wine is its unique complexity. It allows its drinker to reflectively consume, as opposed to consuming just for...