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Are Spanish Wine Drinkers Taking a Siesta?

Spanish wine is woven into the everyday culture and is the social lubricant for Spaniards, especially around festive times and certain ritualistic occasions.  Wine is also heavily woven into the culture of eating in Spain, and many consider meals or even snack like tapas to be incomplete without it. As one of its vital economic activities, the large amount of wine production in… Read more →

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You Can Be A (Pseudo) Sommelier Too

Ready to follow your lifelong dream to become a wine sommelier? The International Wine and Spirits Guild can make that happen, sort of, by offering both enthusiast and professional wine classes in Texas, Arizona, Virginia and a few other states. You can choose if you want to just improve your wine tasting knowledge to impress at dinner parties, become a… Read more →

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Oenophile Film Pick: Sideways (2004)

As summer fades into memories and the crush comes to a close, it becomes a great time to cuddle up on the couch with a nice glass of wine, some popcorn and feast on a movie – about wine, of course. This month, transport yourself to the gorgeous central California wine country, and watch one of our favorites – Alexander Payne’s 2004 Oscar-winning Sideways… Read more →