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Oaking Beyond the Barrel

It’s no wonder that oak barrels have a long history in winemaking; oak emparts a rich flavor onto wines, a flavor that, for some palates, is synonymous with wine itself. However, since stainless steel wine barrels and other containers have risen in popularity, oaked wine hasn’t gone anywhere. That’s because there are plenty of ways […] Read More »

Cosmopolitan Gives a Crash Course in Wine

In an interview that is as entertaining as it is informational, Cosmopolitan Fitness and Health Editor Elizabeth Narins cops to a complete lack of wine knowledge. She turns to sommelier Victoria James for answers to unpack what “full-body” means, how geography affects grape flavors, and how to not look like an amateur when ordering wine […] Read More »