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Is it true that a wine labeled "Napa County" can have less Napa juice in it than a wine labeled "Napa Valley"?

Posted: January 15, 2014  

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How many acres of vineyards does it take for a winery to go from small to large?

Posted: January 13, 2014  

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What's the best way to chill a bottle of wine before I serve it?

Posted: January 10, 2014  

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What's the difference between a clone and a variety?

Posted: January 8, 2014  

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Why is my homemade vinegar so acidic?

Posted: January 6, 2014  

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What if I decide I don't actually enjoy the aged wines in my collection?

Posted: January 3, 2014  

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Got a trick to get rid of water stains in a carafe?

Posted: December 30, 2013  

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New Year's Champagne and Sparkling Wine FAQ

Posted: December 27, 2013  

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What's the difference between "Napa Valley" and "Napa County" on a wine label?

Posted: December 23, 2013  

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How can I get insurance for my wine collection?

Posted: December 20, 2013  

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What does it mean to describe a wine as "dry," "sweet" or "semi-dry"?

Posted: December 18, 2013  

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What could make a wine smell like gasoline?

Posted: December 16, 2013  

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How is wine grape concentrate made?

Posted: December 13, 2013  

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How much wine should I pour into a wineglass?

Posted: December 11, 2013  

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What is a wine's "finish"?

Posted: December 9, 2013  

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How long can Champagne be stored and still be good to drink?

Posted: December 6, 2013  

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What does it mean to call a Bordeaux wine a first-growth, second-growth, third-growth or whichever?

Posted: December 4, 2013  

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How come some wines with lower ranks in the Top 100 have higher scores than wines with higher ranks?

Posted: December 2, 2013  

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What makes a wine's rating what it is?

Posted: November 27, 2013  

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Wines should be sampled from whites to reds, right?

Posted: November 25, 2013  

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