‘Flood wine,’ anyone? German vintners sell salvaged bottles of mud-encrusted Pinot Noir to raise funds

Fortune

The red wine marketed on Germany’s crowdfunding website as “our worst vintage” might not sound appetizing, but bottles are flying off the virtual shelves.

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These Low and No-Alcohol Wines Taste Like the Real Deal

Food & Wine

To meet the demands of an increasingly health conscious world of wine drinkers, more wineries are now making low- or no-alcohol wines. In the past, this was a bleak realm, but today’s versions can be surprisingly tasty. While they’re unlikely to supplant real wine, they’re a welcome addition.

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9 White Wines to Serve Super-Cold When It’s Blazing Hot Outside

Food & Wine

When it’s hot, you want your wine cold—but how cold, really? Let’s face it: When it’s blazingly hot outside, a 55°F glass of wine, which is more or less the ideal temperature for rich Chardonnays and white Burgundies, just isn’t all that refreshing.

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10 of Our Favorite European Pinot Noirs for Every Budget

Wine Enthusiast

Pinot Noir is an iconic variety that’s renown throughout the world. But this red grape made a name for itself at home in Burgundy and all across Europe.

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25 Sommeliers on the One Wine They’re Drinking This Summer

The Kitchn

The wine and hospitality industry can be a tough business — especially this past year — so it’s telling what experts reach for when they’re off the clock and it’s time to recover from a long day.

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August Kesseler ‘R’ Riesling Kabinett 2019, Rheingau, Germany

VinePair

With lots of bold flavors, namely the tomatoes and the spices, I want a white wine with good acidity, maybe just a touch of sweetness, and most certainly no oak — a wine that complements but doesn’t clash.

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Five Popular Grapes With Different Names Around the World

Wine Enthusiast

Wine is a global business, and grapes have traveled internationally for thousands of years. As different varieties are adopted in new regions, they’re often been given new names— consider how France’s Syrah became Shiraz, or Primitivo became known as Zinfandel.

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How to Order Wine in a Restaurant: Pairing Tips, Sommelier Strategies

The Wall Street Journal

In part two of her crash course for fledgling oenophiles, our wine columnist lays out the basics of choosing wines that complement your meal and making sure you get the bottle you want for the table

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