Regional Spotlight: Puglia

Region Of The Week: Puglia

Also known as Apulia, Puglia's name derives from a-pulvia which is Roman for “lack of rain”. It is located at the heel of Italy’s boot in southern ...

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Grape Of The Week: Carignan

Grape Of The Week: Carignan

Originally thought to be a wine of low quality, Carignan was known for being a great value buy. Now, as the vineyards’ vines age, Carignan is final...

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Region Of The Week: Sicily

Region Of The Week: Sicily

Located in Southern Italy, Sicily is Italy’s largest wine region at 98,000 hectares. While various civilizations have held sway over Sicily at some...

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Grape Of The Week: Mauzac

Grape Of The Week: Mauzac

An indigenous grape found in the southwest of France, Mauzac thrives in dry, warm climates with strong winds. Around 1600 hectares are dedicated to...

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Grape Of The Week: Zweigelt

Grape Of The Week: Zweigelt

A cross between Blaufränkisch and St. Laurent, Zweigelt is Austria’s most planted red wine grape. While single varietal wines are fairly common, Zw...

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Grape Of The Week: Mourvedre

Grape Of The Week: Mourvedre

Mourvedre grapes tend to be small and thick-skinned, with meaty and herby aromas that make it the perfect blending partner in Grenache-Syrah-Mourve...

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