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November 20, 2014 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

Working in Wine: Jennifer Ziskin

An unforgettable backpacking trip. A tiny village in Italy. Endless trips to Vietti. In continuation of our series, "Working in Wine," I talked to Jennifer Ziskin, co-owner and Wine Director at La Morra, a Northern Italian restaurant in Brookline, Massachusetts, about the events that ignited her passion for wine.

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November 20, 2014 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

It's Beaujolais Time

The 2014 vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau was released this morning at 12:01. Read more to find out why the release of this wine has become such an annual celebration around the world.

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November 19, 2014 | By Rob Fritz at Coravin

Conquering the wine store - tips and tricks

Before joining Coravin, I worked at Chelsea Wine Vault for many years. During that time, I learned that conquering a wine store and selecting the perfect wines can be intimidating for people – but it doesn’t have to be. As the holidays are approaching, you’ll probably be making a few trips to a wine store for gifts and to stock up for parties. There’s are things you can do at the store (and before you event walk in) to make the experience simple and enjoyable (you’re buying wine – it should be fun!).

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November 17, 2014 | By Claire Gorman at Coravin

Coravin's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Tis the season, and Coravin is offering up some suggestions for what to buy the wine lovers in your life this holiday season!

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November 10, 2014 | By Jessica Bourne at Coravin

Blind Tasting (like a Master Somm)

The “Practical Tasting” portion of the Master Sommelier exam is scored on the candidate’s ability to blind taste and describe six different wines. In less than a half hour he or she must identify grape varieties, country of origin, district and appellation of origin, and vintages of the wine. Passing this test takes unprecedented passion and commitment and watching the pros sniff, sip, and ultimately identify wines is remarkable.

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November 7, 2014 | By Kate Parham Kordsmeier for Coravin

Sommelier Picks with Joe Quinn

Standing in the aisle of a wine store can be intimidating, to say the least. Wouldn’t it be great if you had your own sommelier to tell you what to drink, point you in the direction of something new and interesting, shed some light on the dozens of labels staring back at you? Today, as part of a new series on Coravin, we sit down with Joe Quinn, sommelier and wine director at Proof (Washington, D.C.), to give you just that.

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November 5, 2014 | By Lucas Paya for Coravin

Bucket List Wine: Lucas Paya

We asked sommelier Lucas Paya to tell us one of his "Bucket List" wines - a wine to try before you die. Here is his story of a wine that he will never forget!

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October 30, 2014 | By Jessica Bourne at Coravin

Wine and Oxygen - A Love/Hate Relationship

Many factors are important to the evolution of wines as they age in the bottle. One of those factors is the introduction of very small amounts of oxygen into the wine through the cork (via closure ingress). But the relationship between wine and oxygen is complicated.

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October 29, 2014 | By Jessica Bourne at Coravin

Scary Wines

Severed hands? Paranormal events? Cellars inhabited by the devil? We recently came across a list from GreatWineNews of 31 spooky Halloween wines. The list was full of wines with scary names and haunting labels, but what really got us into the Halloween spirit were the wines inspired by ghost stories and eerie legends.

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October 27, 2014 | By Jessica Bourne at Coravin

Pairing Wine with Halloween Candy

Halloween is just a few days away. Indulging in candy is great but creating the perfect candy and wine pairings can take the taste experience to another level.

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