Building a Home Wine Cellar: 6 Questions to Ask While Planning Your Space

A custom wine cellar designer and builder shares his advice for collectors who are in the planning stages of building in-home wine cellars.

5 Gifts Your Craft Beer Drinker Will Love

From the Sunday tailgater to the hop aficionado, check out these unique gifts for that special beer lover.

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Hosting a Dinner Party: How to Choose and Serve Your Wine

When inviting friends and colleagues into your home for dinner, follow these wine etiquette tips to impress your guests.

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The Best Wine Openers: How to Pick the Right Corkscrew for Your Bar

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How to Store Wine: 6 Wine Experts Share Their Best Tips

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Starting a Wine Collection: 10 Expert Tips for Buying and Storing Your First Bottles

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Cheap Wine vs. Expensive Wine: How to Taste the Difference

It’s a claim that’s appeared in almost every wine magazine, on almost every food and drink website and has been discussed in almost every wine tasting room: “You know, even sommeliers can’t tell the difference between cheap and expensive wine.” Regardless of how many times this phrase has been repeated, is it the truth? We […]

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Building Your Wine Collection and First Cellar: Do’s and Don’ts from the Experts

If you’re planning to build your wine collection or first wine cellar, a wealth of information exists online, from advice on proper wine storage temperatures to selecting the right wine storage solutions. Yet, as with any new endeavor, the greatest benefit may come from those who preceded you along the same path. We spoke to […]

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Wine Tasting in Italy, France and Europe: How to Plan Your Old World Wine Tour

If you’re planning a trip to Europe and are planning to visit wineries during your visit, there are several important differences to consider. Although wine tourism is becoming more common, you’ll find European vineyards are not as commercialized as their U.S. counterparts. For North Americans, becoming familiar with a wine region is as easy as jumping […]

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Wine Dispensers: Which Wine Preservation System is Right for You?

While you look forward to uncorking a rare bottle of wine you’ve saved for a special occasion, what do you do when you can’t drink more than half that bottle, knowing the wine won’t keep once exposed to oxygen? Fortunately, you have numerous storage solutions to preserve wine after opening. While methods such as Private […]

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Albariño: An Up-and-Coming White Wine Perfect for the Summer

Some wines you buy because they are transcendent, with each sip magically unfolding subtle and ever more delicious layers of exquisitely balanced fruit, acid and soft tannins. Other wines you collect because they’re worth collecting; you gaze on them fondly as the dust grows thicker and the label yellows, knowing you have something truly special […]

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