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Ever looked at a European wine label and wondered what’s in there? Then Wine-Flair.com is just for you. It’s all about wine education and appreciation, written in plain language.

Judgment of the Wine World: We’ve Had a Loss

Steven Spurrier, the English merchant, educator, winemaker, grape farmer, and advocate, died March 9 at age 79. Thoughts, accolades, and remembrances of him have poured in all day from all quarters, including The Drinks Business, who today called him “The Great Man of Wine,” while Decanter awarded him the same

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A Beverage “Like” Wine, and Yet Not, in Vogue: PIQUETTE!

The effect of Covid19 on drinking habits is real: the vast expansion of Direct-to-Consumer wine shipments, subscriptions, and online vendors; younger drinkers opting for wine over beer and spirits; and more consumption of domestic vs. imported wines among others. And some new trends and discoveries have taken hold in the

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Wines of the Year!

My 2020 wines of the year—a white, a red, a Champagne, and a rosé—are a slam dunk. Without further ado, here they are: WHITE: Gundlach-Bundschu Estate Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2019: This hits it out of the ballpark. Aromatic, balanced, crisp and rich, it’s dry unlike many Gewurztraminers. It’s a great food

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Thanksgiving Wines for 2020!

Thanksgiving will soon be here, and you’re probably starting to put together your menu. And as it looks like most of the country will be in what amounts to another Covid19 lockdown, wine and family sound like just the ticket.  So, I politely suggest that you get on it!  No

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Wine of the Week: Beyond Broke Road Pinot Gris 2018

Wine Flair’s Wine of the Week,  an Australian number called Beyond Broke Road Pinot Gris 2018, is probably one that creates a little confusion.  That’s because Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are the same grape, genetically. So why the name difference? And what’s the difference between the wines? Well, and

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My 10 #wine rules for getting the most out of this lovely beverage. NOT a "#manifesto!" https://www.wine-flair.com/2019/11/05/ten-wine-rulesnot-a-manifesto/

Every time I log in to any of my 3 @twitter accounts I get this: "There was a login to your account...". Anyone know how to stop it? Thanks

#Wine writer @vinography (Alder Yarrow) gives us the 411 on "new" #Napa wineries and vintners. Stunning fact: Average #price for a Napa #Cabernet or red blend: $113.50! https://www.vinography.com/2021/04/new-names-new-wines-from-napa

5 #Wine Road Trips that you may never think of: #Virginia, #Texas, #Michigan, #LongIsland, and #Arizona! https://www.foodandwine.com/travel/best-wine-road-trips

“The #Canine Condition” is a DOGumentary series addressing what is being done to end the neglect, abuse and abandonment of #dogs in the #USA today. If you love #animals, see the movie trailer: https://vimeo.com/329040059

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