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I left a cup of wine out and now there are red specks all over it. What is that?

Posted: September 19, 2014  

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It's so hot where I live that my reds get too warm when I decant them. What should I do?

Posted: September 17, 2014  

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Why is it necessary to open a bottle of wine in front of a guest?

Posted: September 15, 2014  

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What's the difference between wineries named "Bodega," "Cellar" or "Domaine"?

Posted: September 12, 2014  

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Once the bottle is opened, don't the great wines oxidize and deteriorate like any other?

Posted: September 10, 2014  

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I'd like to bury a bottle of wine in a treasure box to dig up years from now. Will that work?

Posted: September 8, 2014  

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What is a wine "library"?

Posted: September 5, 2014  

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Can a dry red wine have higher sugar content than a sweet wine?

Posted: September 3, 2014  

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Can I make blackberry wine that tastes like Merlot or Cabernet?

Posted: August 29, 2014  

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How does a restaurant serve a red wine at proper temperature if they're taking it out of their cellar right when I order it?

Posted: August 27, 2014  

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Is "ice wine" really made from frozen grapes?

Posted: August 25, 2014  

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What's up with these "alcohol-free" wines?

Posted: August 22, 2014  

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How old are the oak trees that are used to make wine barrels?

Posted: August 20, 2014  

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Are you really supposed to wash your wineglasses without soap?

Posted: August 18, 2014  

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What kinds of wines are typically described as "spicy"?

Posted: August 15, 2014  

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I have a 30-year-old Chardonnay. Is it drinkable?

Posted: August 13, 2014  

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Can I make vinegar with a sourdough starter?

Posted: August 11, 2014  

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What’s the difference between Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc?

Posted: August 8, 2014  

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If I grow my own grapevine at home, how much wine could I get from it?

Posted: August 6, 2014  

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How can I tell if a wine has been co-fermented?

Posted: August 4, 2014  

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