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Introduction to Wine, part I: looking, smelling, and tasting

Last Thursday (07 June 2012), I went to my first wine class. The class was entitled “From Vine to Wine: Wine 101,” and was held at Wine Authorities in Durham, NC. Though I have enjoyed wine for several years, I have just recently started researching various aspects thereof–different varietals, regions, and so on. There was …

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Wine tasting review – 09 June 2012

Now that I have been to my first wine class (“From Vine to Wine: Wine 101,” about which I am planning several posts to share the information that I learned), I have started taking tasting sessions more seriously. There are two great wine merchants in The Triangle, and they each have tastings on Saturdays. So, …

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Signed up for my first wine class

Seeing as I really enjoy a nice glass of wine with dinner, and that I’m highly interested in the process of wine-making, subtleties of the different varietals and vintages, and many other aspects of the wonderful grape-born beverage, I have signed up for my first wine class. It is a two-and-a-half-hour introductory course on categorical …

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