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Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG

Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG is Italy's most famous dry red wine made using the appassimento technique. This audio recording will provide...

Jacky Blisson MW

Learning Facilitator
Montréal, Canada

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Discover the Corbières-Boutenac Cru

Corbières is a vast appellation of the Languedoc region, counting some 13,500 hectares of vineyards within its boundaries. In 2005 th...

Jacky Blisson MW

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Montréal, Canada

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Willamette Valley Soil Types

The Willamette Valley possesses one of America's most established terroirs for Pinot Noir, but with only 55 years of winemaking history, the...

Morgan Harris MS

Senior Content Advisor
San Francisco, United States

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The Western, Granite Terroirs of Hermitage

Shaped by the Massif Central, the westernmost side of Hermitage contains the highest proportion of granite on the hillside. It is from these...

Jacky Blisson MW

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Montréal, Canada

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Sneak Peek of Rías Baixas

Denomination of Origin (DO) Rías Baixas is renowned for the Albariño grape, an indigenous variety that produces some of the wo...

Jamie Drummond

Senior Contributing Editor
Toronto, Canada

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The 1855 Classification & its Impact on Bordeaux

In 1855, Napoleon III requested an official classification of the best Bordeaux châteaux for the Exposition Universelle de Paris. The...

Jacky Blisson MW

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Montréal, Canada

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Koji Basics

This topic will explore the different types of koji used in shochu production and the profile each imparts in the bottle.

Michael Tremblay

Learning Facilitator
Toronto, Canada

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The Appassimento technique

The term Appassimento means withering in Italian and refers to the process of partially drying wine grapes before fermentation. This techniq...

Jacky Blisson MW

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Montréal, Canada

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The Legendary Hill of Hermitage

Rising up from the town of Tain-l'Hermitage, on the eastern banks of the Rhône river, the majestic Hermitage hill is one of most rever...

Jacky Blisson MW

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Montréal, Canada

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Pairing Greek Wines With Food

The question of how to best pair wine with food has been the cause of much debate among wine professionals, particularly Sommeliers. Through...

Terry Kandylis

Learning Facilitator
Greece

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