How to Like Wine

Whether you're searching for an appropriate variety or just trying to fit in, there's a wine out there for you.

The popularity of wine in our society can’t be denied. From wine tastings and painting parties to slogans on t-shirts and signs, wine drinking has become not only a popular pastime, but also a lifestyle. In 2016 alone, 399 million cases of wine were shipped to the U.S. from both domestic and foreign producers, with sales totaling over 60 billion dollars. It may seem like everyone is jumping on the wine bandwagon. However, there are still many people out there who are just learning to like wine or dislike it for one reason or another. Reasons Why People Don’t Like …
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12 Best Food and Wine Festivals

12 Best Food and Wine Festivals

Not all food and wine festivals are created equal. The inspiration for wine festivals stemmed from celebrating the harvest of grapes – and we can trace the origin of these celebrations back to the Greek god of the grape harvest, Dionysus. But over time, they have evolved in various ways in different places all across the country. While some continue to celebrate in the fall, around the traditional time of harvest, others have started hosting in different seasons. While some focus on unique, regional wines, others have expanded to include an international portfolio of varieties. Many benefit tourism, while others …
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