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On “typicity” and appellations in French wines

I always assumed that the French system of classifying wines made a lot of sense. However, recently I have realized that this system is more controversial, and potentially damaging to long-term wine quality, than I thought. Continue reading

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Where does my wine money go?

If you’ve ever felt brutalized by restaurant wine prices, you are not alone. Let’s take a high-level view of where your money goes when you drink at home or in a restaurant. Here, an imported bottle that a winery sells … Continue reading

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