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5 Tips For Choosing the Best Thanksgiving Wines

Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner is stressful enough; add in the stress of choosing wines to serve, and you’re bound to be in over your head. However, selecting wines for Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be as difficult as it sounds. Whether you’re opening up your home, or simply bringing a handful of...

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Discover Tuscany - Italy's Most Famous Wine Region

For many, falling into the world of Italian wine begins with Tuscany. Considered a gateway drug for consumers worldwide, the region is a common ...

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Meet the Minds Behind the SOMM Trilogy, Jason & Christina Wise

Can’t get enough of the SOMM documentary series? Meet the brains behind the project, Jason and Christina Wise, founders of Forgotten Man ...

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Get to Know Piedmont, Home to World Class Nebbiolo

Tucked away in northwestern Italy, Piedmont is one of the country’s wine producing hotbeds. From the boisterous wines of Barolo, to the easy ...

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A Guide to Our Favorite Piedmont Producers

Nestled away in the foggy hills of northwestern Italy, a grape-growing haven thrives at the feet of the snow-dusted Alps. For zesty whites and ...

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Our Favorite Wine Bars in New York City

As much as we love grabbing a bottle and cozying up at home, sometimes, heading out for a night of wine on the town is just what the evening calls ...

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French Wine Regions And Producers

There’s wine-- and then there’s French wine. From the cool, saline-tinged coasts of the Loire, to the sweltering, sun-drenched region of ...

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Discover France's Rhône Valley - North vs. South

Northern Rhône, Southern Rhône-- what’s the difference? Although the two lay nestled within the same valley, the Northern and Southern Rhône ...

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Wines That Pair Perfectly With Fall Dishes

Fall flavors are some of our favorites; from rich soups and stews to pumpkin spice everything, we look forward to gorging on these earthy, savory ...

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A Guide to Our Favorite Burgundy Producers

For a proper taste of terroir, look no further than the wines of Burgundy, where endless crus, superior quality, and single-vineyards as far as ...

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How to Properly Open Sparkling Wine

Whether working the floor or simply hosting guests at home, knowing how to properly open a bottle of sparkling wine is step number one to offering ...

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A Guide To Our Favorite Beaujolais Producers

For a wine that makes sense in every situation, look no further than Beaujolais. These juicy, Gamay-based wines are the definition of ...

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What NOT to Do When Pairing Food & Wine

Here at Verve, we are huge proponents of drinking what you love with whatever you decide to eat; however, knowing some basic no-no’s will assure ...

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What You Need to Know About Natural Wine

Love it or hate it, natural wine is one of the industry’s most widely discussed and debated topics; though for many, a few basic questions still ...

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A Guide To Our Favorite Loire Producers

For one of the best quality to price ratios the industry has to offer, look no further than the Loire Valley. Chillable reds, chuggable whites, ...

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7 Rosé Producing Regions You Should Know

From pale pinks to darker hues, to still, varietal, blended, or bubbly, rosé wines are produced all over the style spectrum-- and we have a ...

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A Guide To Our Favorite Champagne Producers

Just 150 kilometers east of Paris, France’s famed City of Lights, lies the world’s unofficial capital of sparkling wine. For the world’s most ...

Regions & Producers

A Guide To Our Favorite Rhone Producers

From savory varietal Syrah in the North, to boisterous Grenache-based blends in the South, dotted with full-bodied whites and zesty rosés in ...

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Meet Bad Boy Turned Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy

Looking to take a walk on the wild side? Meet bad boy turned Master Sommelier, Carlton McCoy Jr, MS, wine director of The Little Nell in Aspen, ...

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What Are Tannins?

Tannins are hands down one of the wine world’s most highly misunderstood components. When paired properly with food, tannins in wine can elevate ...

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5 Tips For Pairing Food & Wine

We’re letting you in on a secret: pairing food and wine isn’t as tricky as you think! Whether eating out at a restaurant or prepping dinner at ...

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