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I clean my wine fridge over and over but mold keeps coming back. Help!

Posted: November 5, 2014  

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Just how quickly do wines get ruined by heat?

Posted: November 3, 2014  

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What is a "u-vint"?

Posted: October 31, 2014  

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Why on Earth would my red wine turn blue when I ran water into the glass?

Posted: October 29, 2014  

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I bought a bottle at a restaurant to take out, and they opened it and then corked it right back up again. What's up with that?

Posted: October 27, 2014  

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What's the difference between a Sauvignon Blanc and a Chardonnay?

Posted: October 24, 2014  

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Why do bag-in-box wines have an expiration date when bottles don't?

Posted: October 22, 2014  

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What does it mean to describe a wine as having "sous bois" notes?

Posted: October 20, 2014  

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Aren't screwcaps a sign of lower quality wines?

Posted: October 17, 2014  

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I left a bottle in my freezer and the wine half froze. Now what?

Posted: October 15, 2014  

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Can you really make white wine from red grapes?

Posted: October 13, 2014  

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How many bottles are there in a lot of wine?

Posted: October 10, 2014  

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What are a wine's "legs" a measure of?

Posted: October 8, 2014  

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Does the vintage year on a wine bottle indicate the year the grapes were harvested, or the year the wine was released?

Posted: October 6, 2014  

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I just opened a screwcapped wine and the little disk inside the cap popped off. Is that bad?

Posted: October 3, 2014  

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If the Cabernet Sauvignon grape makes Cabernet Sauvignon wine, how does the Sangiovese grape make both Chianti and Brunello?

Posted: October 1, 2014  

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What is an "old school" wine?

Posted: September 29, 2014  

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What would make a wine smell like candy?

Posted: September 26, 2014  

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When was the last year that grapes were crushed by foot in Europe?

Posted: September 24, 2014  

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What are the long-term effects of storing wines sealed with screwcaps vs. wines sealed with corks?

Posted: September 22, 2014  

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