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WINE SAVVY: The Components of Wine, Part 3

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 4/15/2015: The Key Components of Wine, Part III: Sugar A few years ago I was canal boating through France and stopped our boat before going through a tunnel. The canal pierced straight through the most amazing little hill. The hill wasn’t very … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: The Noble Grapes

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 2/18/2015: There are seven noble grapes. Three whites: sauvignon blanc, chardonnay and riesling and four reds: pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon, merlot and syrah. A noble grape is a grape variety that expresses it’s regionality in a specific characteristic fashion. For example, a … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: Cabernet the king of wine

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 12/10/2014: Cabernet sauvignon is the most popular red wine grape in the world. It is planted in France, Spain, Australia, Chile, Argentina, South Africa and the U.S. It often produces soft, supple, velvety wines that can have aromas of blueberries, … Continue reading »

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