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Tasting and service

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  1. wine preservation
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    Testing out: wine preservation

    Can you really save wine to drink another day? We tested four wine preservation methods to see just how long wine remains drinkable, and more importantly, worthy of your glass.

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  2. aged-wine
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    Are aged wines always good?

    Wine changes with age—that’s why it is often thought of as being alive. But does it always improve with age?

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  3. Three glasses of wine, red, white and rosé
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    What makes a wine good?

    What makes a wine good? It’s such a simple question, yet hard to answer simply... Here are a few thoughts toward a response.

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  4. Different types glasses wine
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    A question of form

    Several factors can affect how we perceive a wine's flavour. Three experts tested the effect of different glasses on taste.

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  5. corkscrew
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    What Exactly is a Corked Wine?

    The table is set, the glasses shined and all that’s left to do is to open the wine to go with the roast beef that’s been filling your house with mouth-watering aromas all day. You pop the cork and a strange smell wafts out of the bottle. And you know it’s strange because this is a wine you know by heart—one of your very favourites. Your wine is probably corked. But how does this even happen?

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  6. glasse of red wine
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    No more stained teeth!

    Discover how to prevent red wine from staining your lips and teeth!

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  7. Glasse of wine with sediment
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    Sediment in wine, is this normal?

    Nowadays, we expect wine to be perfectly smooth and crystal clear. As a result, some may be surprised to find gritty, powdery or crystalline deposits when pouring that last delicious glass, or when peering into the bottle itself. Is sediment bad? The gritty truth is: No.

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  8. aged wines
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    Aged wines?

    Drinking an aged wine is a moment for appreciating its history, the work of the artisan who made it and, above all, the incredible alchemy that went into creating its aromas, which when paired with the effects of time work to produce what appears in the glass in your hand. Whether red or white, what is an aged wine?

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  9. decanting-when-how-why
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    Decanting: when, how, why

    How much do you really know about decanters, every wine lover's best friend?

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  10. Creating a wine cellar
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    Guide to preserving your wine

    A nice cellar is a diversified cellar. It should contain a little of everything: Monday night bottles at $20, Saturday night bottles at $35 and bottles for important occasions and major celebrations.

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  11. Wine stored in a cellar
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    Should wine be stored in a cellar?

    Does wine have to be kept in a cellar? The answer depends on how you plan to drink your wines. There’s an appropriate solution for every choice.

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  12. Open bottles
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    Storing Opened Bottles

    How to store alcohol once the bottle’s been opened.

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