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    5 Ways to Know You’re Allergic to Wine

    Wine is about enjoyment. If you’re not fully enjoying your glass, but instead are experiencing some adverse side-effects, you may be allergic to sulfite. Many people go years ignoring simple signs indicating they should be drinking sulfite-free wine. Lifestyle magazine 2Luxury2 recently published a piece showing you 5 Signs You’re Allergic to Wine. Use a StiQit to […]

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    One of America’s Top Sommeliers Taste Tests Celebrity Wines

    It has become popular for a celebrity to create his or her own wine brand. Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, and Wayne Gretzky all have their own wine. These brands are successful, but do they actually taste good? Patrick Cappiello, an award-winning wine director, gives his opinion of some celebrity wine brands. Remember that you can […]

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    Six Rosés to Share with Your Valentine on Valentine’s Day

    For those looking to have the perfect, sensual Valentines Day, the right meal can go a long way towards a delightful evening. A good bottle of rosé does more than simply complete dinner on this holiday. It sets the mood, as essential to the date as candles and music. Make your Valentine’s Day truly remarkable […]

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    How to Cater to Guests with Wine Allergies at a Wedding

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    Everyone should be able to sit back and simply enjoy being at a wedding. But for people with wine allergies, part of the night inevitably turns into work. They have to check to make sure the food and drinks are suitable for them. Guests with allergies don’t have to suffer! This article from Duallove gives some […]

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    Our Resident Sommelier Gives 5 Tips to Order Wine at A Restaurant

    For some, there are few things that inspire more fear and trepidation than ordering wine off of the wine list at a restaurant. Often in several different languages, these lists can be incredibly comprehensive, or just list a wine and a price. With bottles ranging from a few bucks to (in some cases) thousands of […]

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    Understanding Wine Myths

    There are a lot of wine myths out there. While no one is debating the harmful effects of sulfites, other supposed “facts” about wine are actually not true. Vogue and Vino wrote a piece going in-depth on wine myths. Use a StiQit to make sure your wine glass is sulfite-free.

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    What are Wine Sulfites?

    All wine contains sulfites. They occur naturally as a by-product from the fermentation process and are sometimes added as a preservative. But what exactly makes wine sulfites harmful? This article from food52 gives you all the information you need about sulfites in wine. Knowledge about sulfites doesn’t make them any less harmful! Make sure to […]

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    5 of Our Favorite Unique Wines for 2018 + Pairings!

    Are you looking for that next great wine to share with friends and family? Bringing a bottle of Cabernet or Pinot Noir to your next social gathering will always be appreciated – BUT bringing a bottle of something that no one has heard of is a conversation starter. It’s an icebreaker. It’s an immediate way […]

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    Biodynamic Wines: What Are They and Why You Should Drink Them

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    We all know that grapes = wine, right? But where the grapes come from and how they are grown is an often overlooked factor when purchasing wine off a store shelf. Biodynamic Wines and Viticulture – How it Works  One of the powerful truths of viticulture is that all great wine speaks through the soil.  […]

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    Revitalize your Life and Enjoy Some Wine with Vineyard Yoga

    There are few things more relaxing than the pop of a fresh cork and a nice glass of wine. Some wineries have taken that sentiment and responded: Challenge Accepted. These bastions of healthy imbibement are taking your drinking and relaxation experience to the next level with yoga in the vineyards. Come and enjoy the unique […]