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LA Stay-cation: enjoying the view and a bottle of #wine with a friend at Agua Dulce Winery

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How This Woman Turned Her Passion For Wine and Travel Into A Career

When Gretchen Thomas started working in the kitchens of restaurants in her native Kentucky at age 14, she had no idea it would lead to a career that would allow her to travel the world. “My mother just needed me to burn off some energy and have a job in the summertime,” says Thomas, who is now the wine and spirits director for Barteca Restaurant Group, which includes two brands — Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant and bartaco — with 22locations across seven states, plus a wine store in Atlanta. Continue reading the full article on Forbes.com

Ask a Somm: Does Wine Belong in the Refrigerator?

Q: Should I refrigerate my wine after I’ve opened it?

This question yields a two part question: Was the wine refrigerated before you opened it? Do you want the wine to be chilled when you next drink it? If the answer to either is yes, then go for the refrigerator! And this takes me to, I think, a more important question: What wines should be refrigerated (chilled) for drinking? White, rosé, and sparkling always get the cool treatment, but many red and orange wines should be getting their chill on prior to serving, as well. We’ll get to this in a bit. Continue reading the full article here. 

Red Wine Boldness Chart

This chart interprets the range of styles available in dry red wine. Although it’s possible to find a wine that doesn’t line up exactly as depicted, the chart can help explain that certain wines will always be lighter-bodied than others. What is your favorite red wine?

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