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How to Give the Gift of Wine

How to Give the Gift of Wine

I find that there is nothing better than giving a bottle of wine as a gift during the holidays! It’s important to remember, as with all gift giving, that everyone who loves wine appreciates a thoughtful choice. Here’s a few tips on how to pick out the perfect wine as a gift: Consider the Receipient [...]

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What does AVA mean?

What does AVA mean?

There’s a lot of 3-letter abbreviations in the wine world. In France, they have AOC. In Italy, it’s called DOC. In American, we have AVA. What does AVA stand for and what does it mean? AVA= American Viticultural Area An AVA is defined as “a delimited grape growing region, distinguished by geographical features, the boundaries [...]

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