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Wines of Italy: What’s A Super Tuscan? Plus The Top 3 Super Tuscans To Try Now | Just Wine
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Wines of Italy: What’s A Super Tuscan? Plus The Top 3 Super Tuscans To Try Now

“Super Tuscan” is a popular phrase for certain Italian wines, but what is a Super Tuscan and which ones should you be drinking?
What is a Super Tuscan? In short, A Super Tuscan is a made up phrase for an Italian wine from Tuscany that doesn’t follow the Chianti rules.   The Super Tuscan Rebellion Super Tuscan is a term coined by Robert Parker. It’s not an official category of wine. In the long history of Italian wine, Super...
Good for the Soul and the Environment: Castello di Tassarolo, Italy | Just Wine
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Good for the Soul and the Environment: Castello di Tassarolo, Italy

This series explores wine and the environment. Learn all the lingo like organic wine or biodynamic wine and learn what different wineries are...
What is really organic wine? As I mentioned in the first article of this series “Good for the Soul and the Environment“, one of the main differences between EU organic wine certification and American organic wine certification is the use of sulfites. Castello di Tassarolo Wines are one of the few producers...
Calgary & Edmonton Wine Events in September 2019 | Just Wine
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Calgary & Edmonton Wine Events in September 2019

Check out these amazing wine events happening in September 2019 in Calgary, Edmonton and other places in Alberta!
  Calgary (& Surrounding Areas) Wine Events in September:   Takayama x Kobayashi Collaboration Dinner When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 @ 6 pm to 9 pm Where: Sukiyaki House (Calgary) Price: $250 CAD 9-course dinner with sake, wine, and tea pairing Regarded as one of the best chefs in the world, having...
What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety | Just Wine
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What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety

What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Where is it grown and what should it taste like? This is a guide is everything you need to know about Cab Sauv wine...
What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Cabernet Sauvignon is a full body wine with moderate acidity and tannin. Dark fruit flavours with leather, bell pepper and baking spice notes. Its parents are Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. In this post, we’ll cover some quick facts on the Cab Sauv wine varietal and...
Celebrate National Cabernet Day With Everything You Need to Know About Cabernet | Just Wine
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Celebrate National Cabernet Day With Everything You Need to Know About Cabernet

Celebrating National Cabernet Day? Take some time to learn about the 3 grape varieties in the Cabernet family: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon...
When is Cabernet Day? National Cabernet Day falls on the Thursday before Labour Day. The holiday was thought up in 2010 by Rick Bakas and ever since has been celebrated with the hashtag #CabernetDay! In 2019, Cabernet Day will be celebrated on Thursday, August 29th. Learn about the 3 types of Cabernet...
What are Tannins and how do They Affect Wine? | Just Wine
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What are Tannins and how do They Affect Wine?

In wine tastings, you will hear a lot of talk about tannins, but what are they? Where do they come from? How do they affect the flavour? And,...
If you’ve ever had a big, bold red wine that made your mouth dry out, you’ve experienced tannins!   What are Tannins? Tannins or polyphenols are responsible for the “bitter” component in wine.   Where Do Tannins Come From? The skins, seeds and stems of the grapes; and The oak barrels in which...
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