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Dry farmed wine - Tinto Amorio

Dry Farmed Wine 101


  The topic of dry farming doesn’t begin with wine, but in the wine world, it’s only becoming more relevant by the day. If you’ve ever heard the term “dry-farmed wine” you may have been in the presence of a very thoughtful, natural winemaker. But what is dry farming? How...


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Thinking of Joining a Wine Club? Here's the 411


To join a wine club or not? That is a valid question these days. Wine clubs have seen a surge in popularity in the last few years, and during the pandemic shutdown, they secured themselves a spot in the new normal. There are many reasons to join a wine club,...


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Is there Sugar in Wine?: Total Sugars vs Residual Sugars


You can find sugar in everything from soda to yogurt to ketchup. But what about in your wine? The topic of sugar in wine is often misunderstood. The truth is, there are so many different styles and wine regions that determine the sugar levels in your wine. To complicate matters,...


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How to Get Rid of a Hangover Fast


Hangovers are the worst, but they happen. We all get a little carried away from time to time, and a fantastic night can sometimes lead to a miserable morning. Your hangover is an unfortunate reminder that alcohol is a toxin and if we don’t pace ourselves (or eat a good...


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Old Vine Zinfandel Grapes | Tinto Amorio

What Makes a Wine, Old Vine?


  Good wine takes time. It’s common knowledge that wine develops in flavor and complexity for years in the bottle—sometimes decades. We also know that before bottling, wine benefits from aging in oak barrels, clay, concrete, or even stainless steel. There’s something about time that just makes wine better.  ...


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