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Wine Basics

We break down the basics—how to taste, serve, store and more. Plus:
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Glossary of Wine Terms

Unfamiliar with a term in a tasting note? Don't know how to pronounce a word on a wine label? Look it up in our glossary, with audio pronunciations.

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