How Long Does Wine Stay Fresh? Plus Helpful Tools

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How Long Does Wine Stay Fresh And which tools you can use to make your wine stay fresh longer Your favorite wine is tarting at you after a hard day at work. That glass of Pinot Noir would be perfect with the truffle pasta you’re making, but that little voice in your head pipes in […]

How Wine Price Per Bottle Is Determined

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The wine in your bottle may have only cost $.50. This may sound like a rip-off, but of course, you’re not paying for the wine. You’re paying for the labor, the marketing, the transport, the taxes, and the bottle itself, which may cost more than the actual wine! Today we are going to explore how […]

Wine Discoveries From Our Data Are Shaking Up the Wine World

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We have exciting news. It has been a fascinating year of wine discoveries and delights for us, and it is finally time to share with you some of the fruits of our labor. The first set of surprising results are coming out of our algorithm, and the data is worth exploring. As a reminder, our […]

Order Wine Online – Tips To Find the Right Wines for You

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As a result of more people staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic, wine consumers began to order wine online like never before. In fact, online wine sales increased about 20% in 2020. This growth rate was exceptional, considering the average annual growth in prior years was around 3%. People were much slower to order wine […]

5 Must Try Wines for Spring

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Is there any other color that sings spring more than green? The color calls to mind sprouting plants and fresh grass after rain. Even the vegetables dress in season: asparagus, artichoke, peas, lettuce, and “spring greens” (which are in the brassica family, FYI). Delicious and crisp, the season’s produce also tastes of the green astringency […]

Holiday Wines – The Perfect Wines for Memorable Pairings

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These Wines Will Brighten Your Holiday Dinner To create delicious wine pairings for your holiday celebrations, look to friendly wines. This means you don’t want a wine which is too extreme in either direction. We don’t want your holiday wines to  offend the flavors of your delicious ham—or worse, your mother-in-law. Choose a wine pairing […]

Wine Preservation: How Long is Open Wine Good For?

Wine Preservation, how long is open wine good for?

After you open a bottle, how long is wine good for? This is the biggest question we get on wine preservation.The short answer is 3 days. The real answer is, it depends a lot on the style of wine and how you preserve it. The reason wine goes bad is because after you remove the […]

Paso Robles Has Something for Everyone

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Seeking out new wines always requires an open mind. We too are humans and carry a suitcase full of preconceived ideas and opinions about quality and style. At the start of our venture to Paso Robles, California, we met vast, sprawling land scattered with easy-going towns. The laidback scenery triggered memories of my formative years […]

How To Smell Wine with Palate Club’s Expert Sommelier

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If you’re looking to become better at tasting wines, take a few blind tasting tips from our Palate Club Sommeliers! Wine tasting should be fun and definitely should not be intimidating. If you’ve ever felt lost when it comes to determining the aromas in your glass while wine tasting, then this video is for you. Here’s […]

Lake County Wineries Offer Unexpected Gems

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The first week of December Aubrey and I took a road trip to explore Lake County wineries. To be frank, my expectations were not high but I kept an open mind. Before this trip, I tasted a few Lake County wines I wasn’t fond of, a few that were great, and none that I really remembered.  […]