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The California Gold Wine List is a searchable database of California wines that have earned Gold Medals (or higher) in various wine competitions. (Prices shown are estimates.)

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What Really Happens as Wine Ages?

Wine Enthusiast - by Anne Krebiehl, MW - October 12, 2018

We know some wines get better with time. But what's actually happening inside your bottle as wine ages, and how does it change what you taste?

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Drinking in the New Wine Culture in Arizona (Yes, Arizona)

VinePair - by Ryan Smith - October 12, 2018

“Grapes have never been grown before where we are,” Curt Dunham, winemaker at LDV Winery, a 40-acre estate in Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains, says. “So we really didn’t know how things were going to turn out.” Dunham is one of many new winemakers trying their hands at...

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This is why you should always decant your wine — Champagne included

Business Insider - by Alison Millington - October 9, 2018

When it comes to wine, what you drink it from can be just as important as what you're drinking. From swapping a narrow Champagne flute for a tulip-shaped one to picking the right glass for your Bordeaux, sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, and pinot noir, there's plenty to learn about the world...

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THIS BOOZY ADVENT CALENDAR WAS DESIGNED FOR THE WINE LOVER IN YOUR LIFE

VinePair - by Tim McKirdy - October 9, 2018

Booze-filled advent calendars are fast becoming the must-have adult countdown to Christmas. From Aldi’s sold-out wine calendar to spirited options such as Drinks by the Dram, there’s something for every boy and girl.

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Catching up with Sting on his Italian Wines

WineMag.com - by MIKE DESIMONE AND JEFF JENSSEN - October 4, 2018

Known for his music, Sting's career has taken a new turn as he and his wife, Trudie Styler, produce award winning Italian wines.

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Dream Big Darling brings women to fore of local wine and spirits industry

New Times San Luis Obispo - by Hayley Thomas Cain - October 4, 2018

When country superstar Loretta Lynn crooned the tongue-in-cheek tune "Wine, Women, and Song" back in the 1970s, she was bristling against a misogynistic society that, for the most part, saw both "wine" and "women" as objects to attain. Back then, the two words spoken together...

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Walmart’s $11 Wine Attempts Upscale at a Bargain

Radio.com - by TIANA TIMMERBERG - October 1, 2018

Over the summer, Walmart announced a line of wines that would make our wallets as happy as our inner wine-lovers.

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It’s In Your Best Interests to Become a Wine Snob

Vine Pair - by Felix Salmon - September 29, 2018

Are you worried that you might be turning into a little bit of a wine snob? Do your friends worry, before they bring a bottle over to your place, that it won’t meet your standards?

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How a Family-Owned Winery Ended Up Getting Namechecked in Mariah Carey’s New Song

Variety - by Tim Chan - September 29, 2018

Mariah Carey may be known best for her five-octave voice, but the “Elusive Chanteuse” also knows her way around a clever lyric. Carey, who was a co-writer on 17 of her 18 Billboard #1 hits, namechecks a Napa winery in her latest single, and the...

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Wine Talk: Josh Groban’s Pinot Noir Philanthropy

Wine Spectator - by Lexi Williams - September 23, 2018

The internationally renowned singer and newly minted Netflix star gets hands-on making wine with a boutique Sonoma producer to help fund his arts-education charity.

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