Swallowing the Reality of Natural Wine

Mar 04 , 2021

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Tom Kisthart

Swallowing the Reality of Natural Wine

I think it's time to move on. I'm not entirely sure where we are in the 15-plus year-old debate about natural wines, but surely the time is up? It's here to stay, so let's just all get on with it.

What Is Piquette Wine? Everything You Need To Know About This Fizzy, Earth-Friendly Beverage

Mar 04 , 2021

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Tom Kisthart

What Is Piquette Wine? Everything You Need To Know About This Fizzy, Earth-Friendly Beverage

Looking for a new style of beverage to sip? If you're a fan of spritzes and other fizzy, low-alcohol drinks, there's a new wine trend that's just for you: Piquettes. But exactly what is piquette wi...

Pronunciation of Italy's 77 DOCG wines and key grapes

Mar 04 , 2021

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Tom Kisthart

Pronunciation of Italy's 77 DOCG wines and key grapes

This is a fun 19 minute YouTube video of some of the most difficult wines to pronounce.

Let’s Talk About Sekt, Baby

Mar 04 , 2021

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Tom Kisthart

Let’s Talk About Sekt, Baby

Sekt is the German word for sparkling wine. It’s also Germany’s best-kept secret. After years of lingering in the doldrums, a German fizz revolution is in full swing and finally making its way to t...

Barolo, Barbaresco, and the “Other” Nebbiolos of Italy

Mar 04 , 2021

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Tom Kisthart

Barolo, Barbaresco, and the “Other” Nebbiolos of Italy

With all the news coming out about Barolo and Barbaresco, it’s the perfect time to brush up on the amazing grape behind these wines. Why? Prices are notching up from these two Nebbiolo regions, so ...

Get to Know Barbera Wine

Mar 04 , 2021

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Tom Kisthart

Get to Know Barbera Wine

Barbera has long filled-in the low slopes and valleys of Northern Italy. It’s considered a lesser wine to Nebbiolo and, therefore, doesn’t earn the best grape-growing real estate (such as South-fac...