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October 22, 2014 | By Jessica Bourne at Coravin

Crowdfunding Wine?

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or business by raising money from a larger number of people online. The wine industry is getting involved too. And in some really exciting ways.

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October 21, 2014 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

Fall Wine Pairings

Over the summer we published a Summer Drinking Series, where we featured several varietals and styles that are more popular in the summer months. Now that fall is in full swing, lemon, thyme and peaches are out, and squash, rosemary and oranges are in.

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October 20, 2014 | By Charles Curtis MW

Hidden Gems of Burgundy, Part II

Charles Curtis MW recently stopped by the Daily Meal Test Kitchen in NYC to talk about Burgundian wine. Here, he expands on some of the "Hidden Gems of Burgundy" with specific examples, and why they are extraordinary in both quality and value.

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October 17, 2014 | By Jessica Bourne at Coravin

Getting Creative with Food and Wine Pairings

Creating the perfect wine pairings for a meal. Some foods may even stump even the most creative oenophile. What should you pair with your sushi take out? How about chocolate (did you know that despite common thinking, dry red wine and chocolate aren't a match)?

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October 16, 2014 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

Working in Wine: David Marsteller

Meet David Marsteller, a video producer who creates high quality videos, almost exclusively in the food and wine space. If you want to talk about someone who found a unique path into the wine industry, look no further than David. In addition to being the the president of his own media company, he runs a video blog, Great Sommeliers, that brings the knowledge and professional wine training of a sommelier to every day consumers. Read the full article to learn about his background, and why he works in the wine industry!

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October 13, 2014 | By Charles Curtis MW

Smitten

Over the years many wines have moved me, but there’s one story that’s about falling in love twice. The year was 1990 and I was living in Paris in order to study cooking at the Cordon Bleu. I had begun in the restaurant business at the age of 17 working as a busboy, and I enjoyed the respite from the working world to study in Paris. I hungrily devoured every course (excuse the metaphor), and one of the optional courses was a wine class.

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October 9, 2014 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

My Favorite Wines: Coravin & Friends

Greg Lambrecht wrote a blog post for us where he told us about eight of his favorite wines, and the memories and stories behind each of them. Now through Wednesday October 22nd, share your favorite wine and the story behind it for a chance to win a free Coravin System. Since we're asking you to share your favorite wine stories, I thought that we would share the stories behind some of our favorite wines as well.

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September 25, 2014 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

Working in Wine: Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan MW

I sat down with Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan MW at Bouchon Bakery on the hottest day of the summer to talk about wine, what she’s doing, and what it means to be a Master of Wine. The first in Coravin's Working In Wine blog series, read to find out more about Jennifer.

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September 25, 2014 | By Coravin

Blind Tastings and Businessweek

"To prove it, he stages blind taste tests around the world. In September, at a restaurant in London, Lambrecht put on his biggest one yet, challenging 18 sommeliers, restaurateurs, and other elites of the city’s wine scene to tell the difference between bottles that had been pierced by a Coravin four months earlier and others from the same case that had remained intact."- Nick Summers for Businessweek

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September 24, 2014 | By Jessica Bourne at Coravin

How We Made, Sold, and Enjoyed Wine a Century Ago (Photos)

Sometimes a picture is worth even more than 1000 words. Recently, the internet Archive uploaded 2 million photos to Flickr. VinePair spent some time exploring the archive, and assembled a collection of 16 images from the past 100 years that show how wine was made, sold, and drank.

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