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February 4, 2016 | By Rayane Belhabri at Coravin

Which wines to enjoy with football?

Beer and football may be the original combination, but lately Pinot Noirs, Chards and others seemed to find favor with more and more people. Don’t get us wrong, Americans still purchase far more beer than wine over all, but Bud Lights are getting competition. Since the country’s biggest sporting event is right around the corner, we put together a few wines you can enjoy while watching football. Keep reading!

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February 1, 2016 | By Rayane Belhabri at Coravin

The 7 mistakes you're making with your daily glass of wine

One of the greatest treats at the end of a long day is a glass of wine. For most people it isn’t simply a luxury, it’s essential for surviving the roller coaster of life. Whether that glass holds white, red or pink, wine helps us unplug and transition from a hectic day to a relaxing evening. But there’s a good chance you’re not taking full advantage of what that essential glass has to offer. Here are the most common mistakes, and how to avoid them.

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January 27, 2016 | By Rayane Belhabri at Coravin

Counterintuitive Food & Wine Pairings

If you’re still pairing your fish with white wine and your meat with red, you’re missing out on all the fun. Experimenting is part of the fun, so forget about those hard and fast “wine pairing rules” and focus on all these others potential pairings that are oh so much more exciting! Check out these tips and pairing ideas below and start tasting:

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January 25, 2016 | By Emily Bell at VinePair

VinePair: 8 great ice wines to warm your winter

Ice wine might (rightfully) terrify. That sleek little bottle. The higher price tag. The legend of lurking sweetness. But if you’re avoiding ice wine out of intimidation, financial or saccharine, avoid no longer. It’s time to bask in the balanced sweetness of this seasonal viticultural miracle with these eight great ice wines to try to warm your winter, courtesy of VinePair.

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January 19, 2016 | By Rayane Belhabri

Wine of the Week - Ice Wine

Long after the traditional harvest time has ended, some grape growers leave their grapes hanging on the vine, waiting for the ideal moment to pick them. Americans call it ice wine; Canadians, icewine; and Germans refer to it as “eiswein”; but it all comes down to that luscious, intensely flavored dessert wine. Keep reading to learn more about it!

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Most of us aren’t going to buy a 20-bottle Nebuchadnezzar... But the world of large format wine bottles has always been a slight curiosity, eccentric and elegant, seemingly impractical but oh so tempting. Keep reading for VinePair's guide to large format wine bottles!

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January 12, 2016 | By Rayane Belhabri

Wine Cocktails

Why should you limit yourself to that Sunday morning mimosa or that Friday night sangria? Any way you mix it, wine-based cocktails are not only delicious, they’re also fun to make. Keep reading for wine cocktails ideas and recipes, and start experimenting!

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January 8, 2016 | By Rayane Belhabri

Oeno-fliers

Some will book a flight based on the price of the ticket or the route the airline flies, others focus on the overall cabin comfort – but for a select group of travelers, what truly matters is the wine list. CNN dubs them “oeno-fliers”, and for them, if adding a layover or taking a longer route means having the opportunity to enjoy a few glasses of premium champagne, it is all worth it!

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January 8, 2016 | By Joshua Malin at VinePair

The Wine Grape Family Vine

What’s your favorite red wine? How about your favorite white? If you love some varieties and abhor others you might be surprised to find out that nearly all of the wines we drink on a regular basis are closely related. Explore this VinePair family vine infographic to learn more!

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January 4, 2016 | By Kate Parham Kordsmeier for Coravin

Understanding Chardonnay Across Regions

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering whether you prefer French or California Chard, or perhaps how Chardonnay from Washington compares to Australia, keep reading!

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