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A Guide to Red Wines

A look at the types of red wines available, vintage pricing and recommendations, producing regions, appropriate food pairing ideas, storing and serving tips and a bit of demystifying vineyard vocabulary that often accompanies red wines.
  1. Red Wine & Health
  2. Red Wine Recommendations (10)
  3. Types of Red Wines

Wines of Chile: Carmenere Online Tasting Notes
I had the chance to run through a series of eight Chilean wines, all either 100% or a blend of the Carmenere varietal, via an online wine tasting hosted by the Wines of Chile. The tasting featured eight Carmenere wines introduced by eight young, dynamic winemakers, who each took a turn to speak to their spotlighted wine. The wines were shipped out prior to the tasting and tasted in ascending or…

Red Wine Basics
Why are red wines "red," why do bigger glasses work better for serving red wines and what is the difference between a light-bodied red wine and a full-bodied red wine? Answers to these and other pressing red wine questions abound in "Red Wine Basics."

Red Wine Clubs
Wine clubs have come a long way in the past decade. With the increasing popularity of both domestic and imported red wines, many clubs are allowing Wine Lovers the option of selecting only red wines for their monthly shipments. Here are four top picks for the very the best wine clubs featuring red wine exclusives in each shipment.

How to Clean Red Wine Spills on Carpet
Quick tips to clean red wine spills and stains on carpets or area rugs.

Red Wine Sangria Recipes
Everybody loves a good Sangria and this list provides the best of the best - easy, tasty and fun sangria recipes !

Beaujolais Nouveau
At midnight on the third Thursday of November, the new vintage of Beaujolais, Beaujolais Nouveau, is released to the world! This is a young wine (only 6 weeks old), grown from the Gamay grape, and is very fruity, light-bodied, and virtually tannin-free making for an extremely easy-to-drink red wine.

Best Cabernet Sauvignon Under $100
It's no secret that California Cabernet Sauvignon can get pretty pricey pretty quick. While higher price points by no means guarantee that you'll like the wine more than your favorite $20 Cab, if you hit it right and select Cabs that truly are worth the extra cash you stack the odds in your favor. So, here are five Cabs that I feel are worth...

Screaming Eagle Wine
Screaming Eagle Wines and sister winery, Jonata.

Sweet Red Wine
Sweet Red Wine

Petite Sirah Wine
Petite Sirah Wine

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