Tag Archive 'white'

Dec 15 2009

Just Grapes Gift Guide: Part One

Holiday shopping got you down? Just can’t find the perfect gift for those people on your list? Just Grapes has the answer! We’re truly a one-stop shop for everyone on your shopping list (even the little ones–our never-expiring tasting cards will still be valid once they turn 21!). To make it even easier, we’ve put […]

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Nov 26 2008

Acid mouthwatering? It is in wine

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Acid generally doesn’t have appetizing connotations. You might think batteries. Indigestion. Corrosion. Yum. But acid is absolutely essential to the structure of a wine. Too little and a wine will taste flat and lifeless. Too much and a wine will taste sour. A balanced wine will have the proper amount of acid to contrast with […]

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Sep 15 2008

Your wine rack is looking a little chilly

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You may still be clinging to your flip-flops–I know I am–but fall really and truly is arriving. It’s time to store the light beer and chilled roses with your white pants and stock up on some warm, cozy reds. There are so many reasons right now to have extra bottles on hand: watching the game […]

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Aug 26 2008

Nothing plain about Spain

I’ve been to many parts of Spain: Madrid and Toledo in the center of the country; Barcelona on the far coast; and Malaga, the southern port city on the Costa del Sol. Yet each time, as a euro-pinching tourist, I’ve only sampled whatever vino tinto (red table wine) came with el menu del dia. Cheap, […]

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