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Alcohol: the Devil is in the Details {So why won’t major American wine media run %s in reviews?}

When I teach wine classes, I make sure to announce the alcohol percentage stated on every bottle we sample. Why? Because it matters. Let’s start with a simple reality. Alcohol is as much a part of a wine’s identity as the vintage and grape composition. It is the lovechild of fermentation. The whoopee in your […]