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Crisis in Bordeaux

The wine industry of France is taking a beating, but in no place is this more evident than the venerable communes of Bordeaux. Rampant overproduction, declining exports and rising competetion are just a few of the snowflakes of this avalanche towards disaster.

Like Wine Tastings? Have Your Own!

So you like wine and you like your friends. Want to get them both together for a little fun? Have a wine tasting! Blind or otherwise there's more to it than meets the eye. Read on for a great way to host an event.

Red Wine Headaches

Many people suffer from red wine headaches, but scientists have yet to determine the exact cause. We've researched the many possible causes of red wine headaches, and while we haven't come to a conclusion, we're hoping this will at least shed some light on the subject.

Wines are Getting Screwed!

Alternatives to cork are the wave of the future, and if you haven't had a wine with a screw cap, synthetic cork or even one from a box, chances are good that you will soon. Want to know what the big whup is?

Botrytis and the Sweet Love

Rotten grapes! To a wine lover this may sound like tragedy, but a little mold and a lot of luck can produce the best dessert wines in the world. Our treatise on Noble Rot explains why just like a diamond it’s the finished product that counts, not the lump of coal you have now.

Wine Regulations: Old World Countries

All countries are both blessed and cursed by wine regulations, of which we have compiled a list of regulations for Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain.

Wine Regulations: New World Countries

A comprehensive list of wine regulations from New World countries, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States.

Aussie 2025 Plan

Australia wants to take over the world! In the wine arena this isn't Sci-Fi. The Aussies have quietly built a world wine empire. Before buying that next bottle of shiraz be sure to read our report on Strategy 2025.

Introduction to Food and Wine Pairing

White with fish or chicken, and red with meat? No way. Whether you're a wine newbie or you've been at it for years, be sure to check out our Introduction to Food and Wine Pairing.

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