• 7 Lesser Known Regions of the Wine World

    Developing a complete appreciation for the world of wine frequently requires stepping out of your comfort zone.  And it’s hard to do, and rather expensive if you do it regularly. But on every trip to the store, I try to buy one bottle that I am not familiar with, or a wine from a region ...
  • value wines in popular retails stores

    This is the time of the year, the beginning of a new year, when wine spending tends to slow down and many stores mark previous inventory on clearance in order to make room for new products. I’ve noticed that I don’t have as strong of a desire to buy wine as I did during the busy ...
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    Buying wine can be super simple, such as dropping a bottle in your cart at the grocery store, or much more elaborate, such as participating in a fancy tasting at a vineyard and shipping home your favorites. In every setting there are pluses and minuses to the experience.  In the grocery store example, you are…