Sicily and Cerasuolo di Vittoria

Introduction: Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, and it is a distinct region within Italy known as Regione Siciliana. Sicily boasts a history of wine making and grape growing that dates back for centuries, and it continues that tradition today by offering the most dynamic wines it has ever had. Sicily has been host to many di...
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Welcome to Naoussa PDO

Introduction: Naoussa is located in northern Greece in the region of Macedonia. The PDO Naoussa lies amid a gorgeous natural setting around the picturesque town of Naoussa (the most distinctly Greek city of wine) and overlooking the Gulf of Thermaikos, the city of Thessaloniki, and Chalkidiki peninsula. This is one of the most significant vineya...
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Welcome to the Wine Region of Istra and Kvarner!

1. Overview: Welcome to the wine region of Istra and Kvarner! The region is located in the north-western part of Croatia, bordering Slovenia to the north. Istria and Kvarner together make up one of the four wine regions in Croatia. The region of Istria makes up the majority of the Istrian Peninsula, while the rest is located in Slovenia and Ital...
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Vineyard 101

In the wine industry, we often say that to make great wine you need great grapes. The vineyard is where everything begins, and there are many important steps that the vineyard manager and viticulturist need to perform in order to produce high quality grapes. This article will summarize what these main practices are, and why we do them.  Grapevin...
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Tasting Card

A tasting card or grid can be a useful tool to help you along as you taste different wines. It can also help you to compare several wines, especially if you will be tasting multiple wines in one sitting. We developed this particular tasting card to be really easy to use and interactive. You can fill in all of the information about the wine (or l...
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