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Wine Folly is getting down to the bottom of the question “Which Sparkling wine is the most popular?” with the Sparkling 16 Tournament.
Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon graces the final 34 Wines Tasting Challenge. Join us for the last delicious wine in the series.
This week’s challenge tastes Spanish Rosado. Our tasting challenge heads to the finish line with the bubblegum pink wine of Provence.
Discover how a distinctly German grape became a French wine superstar. This week’s tasting challenge sips on Gewürztraminer.
Assyrtiko wine originates from the famously beautiful island of Santorini. This week’s challenge will conjure sunshine and sunny beaches.
This week, we’ll be tasting Portuguese Port, and discussing the inhospitable region that’s led to this highly prized dessert wine.
What happens when red grapes are grown in the higher altitudes and cooler climates of Austria? This week we taste Austrian Zweigelt.
French Viognier came close to dying out. Jump into this week’s challenge to learn about a tasty, complex wine and how it almost vanished.
Often misunderstood, this week’s challenge dives into Dry Sherry. Learn why this fortified wine may be perfect for your palate.
With a reputation for being a value Italian wine, it’s easy to overlook Xinomavro, but there’s complexity and power in this week’s tasting.
Prosecco may be cheaper bubbly, but it still has bottles worth sipping and savoring. Dive into this week’s challenge to learn more.
A lesser known yet equally delicious wine from Napa – Cabernet Franc – is this week’s tasting challenge. Jump in to learn more.
Tavel Rosé will redefine pink wine when it hits your palate. Jump into this week’s tasting challenge to learn about the wine of raconteurs.
Orange wines are among the oldest styles of wine, yet aren’t often seen on the table. Dive in to learn about an ancient and delicious oddity.
Pinotage began life as cheap wine. Discover how South Africa’s winemakers have been taking this full-bodied wine to a whole new level.
Even for white wine lovers, Roussanne is rarer than you’d expect. Dive in to discover the role this grape plays in the wines you love.
What’s in a name? Find out what makes Primitivo an Italian wine that you have to try, distinct from its many doppelgängers.
Learn about Grüner Veltliner – a wine steeped in the winemaking traditions of Austria. Acidic and flinty, capturing Austria in the glass.
Discover how the Sauternes region of France can go from moldy grapes to one of the most treasured dessert wines in the world.
Spanish Tempranillo will restore your faith in oak-aged wines. Jump in the Wine Tasting Challenge and discover the delicious bounty of Rioja.
The bright and juicy wine of South Africa takes the tasting challenge to bright coastlines, warm weather, and great wine.
Chilean Carménère is brazen, it’s brassy, and a well crafted can offer up complex aromas at a fraction of the price of its Bordeaux cousins.
Some of the best red wines in the world come out of Italy. But learn from Pinot Grigio: don’t sleep on Italian white wine.