From how to distinguish wine notes to how to choose organic wine, wine facts will give you the down-low on all things vino.
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Soft, plummy and yummy, like Cabernet Sauvignon without the pain. At least that's what Merlots are supposed to taste like. Learn more about Merlot grapes.
One of the friendliest grapes you'll find, the versatile Muscat makes lovely grapey whites wherever it's grown. Learn more about Muscat grapes.
Nebbiolo grapes are arguably the sulkiest of all grape varieties. Learn more about Nebbiolo grapes.
Fat and spicy, or crisp and light? Pinot Gris/Grigio can turn its hand to both styles with aplomb. Learn more about Pinot Gris/Grigio grapes.
Feral, fruity, earthy, velvety in texture â€” nothing else matches top-class Pinot Noir. Learn more about Pinot Noir grapes.
Sangiovese grapes are the grapes behind Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino and are grown throughout Italy. Learn more about Sangiovese grapes here.
Semillon, the often misunderstood grape, is behind some of the world's finest white wines. Learn more about Semillon grapes.
The classic grape for summer, Sauvignon Blanc is light in body yet full in flavor. Learn more about Sauvignon Blanc grapes.
Capable of providing both intellectual and sensual satisfaction, Syrah (aka Shiraz) truly is a grape whose time has come. Learn more about Syrah grapes.
The first sparkling wine was probably made by accident, as a wine refermented in its container. Learn more about sparkling wine.
Tempranillo is Spain's main contribution to the world of grape varieties, and the force behind that famous wine Rioja. Learn more about Tempranillo grapes.
The grape that defines hedonism, Viognier produces richly flavored, voluptuously textured wines that are all about pleasure. Learn more about Viognier grapes.
Rugged, full-bodied and full-flavored, Zinfandel is about as big and honest as a grape can be. Learn more about Zinfandel grapes on the TLC Wine Guide.