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The New Winter Favorite Sparkles in Stainless Steel

Cold weather calls for bold wines and, well, it is freezing out. With most of the Midwest under polar vortex house arrest, bold red wines should be flying off the shelf. But, there’s a new favorite winter wine in town, and it’s a close friend of stainless steel barrels. For years we’ve banished rosé to […] Read More »

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 »

Congrats to the 2018 Masters of Wine

Raise a glass to celebrate ten new Masters of Wine! Just last week, The Institute of Masters of Wine honored ten new winemakers with the title. The newest batch of Masters of Wine hail from around the globe and feature the first female winemaker of Greek descent and the first female winemaker based in Spain […] Read More »