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WINE SAVVY: The Components of Wine, Part 5

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 5/13/2015: The Key Components of Wine, Part V: Putting it all together and reading the wine label. Alcohol, acidity, sugar and tannin are the key components in wine. If you’ve been following this column for the last two months you’ll know why these … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: The Components of Wine, Part 4

David’s article as prepared for the Duluth News Tribune for the article which ran on 4/29/2015: The Key Components of Wine, Part IV: Tannins All grape juice is white. When I first learned this, very early on in my wine education, I was completely dumb struck. This was counter to everything that I had learned up to … Continue reading »

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WINE SAVVY: Food Fixes Tannins

David’s article as printed in the Duluth News Tribune on 8/20/2014: When you take a sip of red wine and your mouth feels puckery and dry that isn’t because the wine is absent of sweetness. It’s because the wine is high in tannins, which are the mystery ingredient in wine. These make food taste better … Continue reading »

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