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January 27, 2015 | By Jessica Bourne at Coravin

Party time - Crowd pleasing wines

It's party time! But what should you serve your guests? We asked some wine experts to weigh in.

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January 26, 2015 | By Kate Parham Kordsmeier for Coravin

Demystifying Wine Myths

The world of wine is one overfilled with opinions; and some of these viewpoints are so persuasive, or so deeply rooted, that, despite their falsehood, they become seen as facts. We consulted with the experts to help us uncover the truth behind these myths.

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January 22, 2015 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

How Long Should I Age My Wine?

It's not true that all wine should be aged; in fact, about 99% of all wines should be consumed within five years.So how are you supposed to know which wines you should put away for aging, and which you should plan to drink within the next few months? Madeline Puckette at WineFolly has a step by step manual for deciding whether to age wine.

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January 20, 2015 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

Topic for debate: wine nutrition labels?

In the past several years, a debate has arisen in the wine industry over whether or not, like all other food and drink products, wineries and vintners should be required to display nutritional information on their wine bottles. Grape Collective reported on this several months ago, and evaluated each aspect of the arguments, both for and against.

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January 15, 2015 | By Jessica Bourne at Coravin

The top ten times to use your Coravin

We sometimes hear from people that Coravin “isn’t for them;” they have no problem drinking an entire bottle of wine at once. Of course, having just a single glass of wine without wasting what remains is a great use for Coravin, but it definitely isn’t the only one. In fact, when Greg Lambrecht invented Coravin over a decade ago, his dream was to be able to drink across many bottles at a time instead of drinking down one bottle and then moving on to the next. By shifting your thinking away from finishing one bottle before moving onto the next, you’ll start to see that your freedom and enjoyment of wine (and the amount of half empty bottles in your collection) will grow exponentially.

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January 13, 2015 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

A Beginner's Guide To: France

Learning about wine is a major task to undertake; each wine making region has its own regulations, traditions, styles, hallmarks and sub regions. France is widely recognized as the most complicated wine region, with at least eight major sub regions, each of which have their own sub regions. Here's a brief overview of the major wine-producing regions in France to get you started.

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January 12, 2015 | By The Winerist

Take a Wine-cation in 2015

Sick of this cold weather already? One way to beat the wintertime blues is by getting away. UK-based online food and wine magazine and destination guide Winerist published a list of their favorite wine destinations for 2015. This is a great place to start if you're thinking about getting away - why not make it a wine-cation?

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January 8, 2015 | By Kate Parham Kordsmeier for Coravin

Exploring Barossa Valley // South Australia

Just a quick hour drive out of the capital city of Adelaide, you’ll find the Barossa Valley, South Australia’s preeminent wine region revered for their Shiraz and Riesling. Not only is the region’s wildlife, agriculture and nature some of the most remarkable in the world, it’s also the spot many natives pick for their own holidays—it's been dubbed “the place where Australians fall in love with their own country." We know you will too, especially after you taste Henschke’s Hill of Grace Shiraz, a cult wine if there ever was.

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January 6, 2015 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

Tips for Proper Wine Storage

Unless you have a stand alone, climate-controlled wine cellar built specifically for that purpose in your home, odds are that you are storing your wine improperly. Luckily, you don't need anything quite that involved to improve the life and quality of the wines you keep in your house! The folks over at Bodegas Torres have suggestions for what you could be doing to optimize the life of your wine.


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January 5, 2015 | By Nick Lazaris, CEO at Coravin

Reflection on 2014

Coravin CEO Nick Lazaris reflects on a successful 2014, and looks forward to an exciting 2015.

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