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All About Wine & Cheese Pairings

People have practiced pairing wine and cheese for hundreds of years. Throughout history regional factors, folklore, and science have led to the fine culinary art of pairing wine and cheese by sommeliers and food aficionados. Regional Considerations of Wine & Cheese Pairings Historians have recorded that wine and cheese from the same region have been Continue Reading

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Boutique Wineries: How They’re Different.

Don’t look for the term “boutique winery” in the dictionary — it’s not there! But most wine enthusiasts can agree on that the boutique image includes a passionate artisan vineyard, perhaps family-owned, fiercely individual, with limited production and unique style. There are other ways to distinguish a boutique winery from large-scale, commercial wine producers. In Continue Reading

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How To Read Wine Labels by Vinome Wine Experts

Reading Labels Part 1: Brands, AVAs, and Variety By Lindsay Cairns I like to think of myself as a bit of a rebel so I chose to work at Vinome because we show our customers how to purchase wine based upon their unique flavor profile and not wine critic scores (aka someone else’s unique palate) Continue Reading

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Why We’re Thankful for American Grapevines

  By Lindsay Cairns, Director of Operations   The table is set with everything one would expect; stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, biscuits… all the obligatory carbs; and a beautiful turkey (or a ham in my family – don’t ask, that’s a whole other story). To pair with dinner, you choose a Cabernet Sauvignon from Continue Reading

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The Magic Of Wine Tasting: What It’s Like And Why It’s Fun

Learn How You Can Fully Enjoy A Wine Tasting Experience. Do your friends and family members speak enthusiastically about a wine tasting they’ve experienced? Would you like to “taste” it out, but feel a little intimidated or unsure about what to expect?  Wine tastings can be romantic, fun, stimulating, and educational for all wine lovers Continue Reading