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For Wine Drinkers of All Levels

These are articles for wine drinkers of all levels,
crossing a broad range of topics from food pairings to discovering wine regions and tips on tasting.
By Palate Club Ambassadors
Jennifer Estevez and Aubrey Terrazas.

How to Pair Red Wine With Fish

How to Pair Red Wine With Fish

We like to be rule breakers here. We’ve all heard the old wisdom- “red wine with red meat, white wine with fish.” The truth is, food & wine are much more complex than that! The spices you use, the method of cooking, even the type of fish or meat influences the pairing. While there is […]

Thanksgiving wines

Thanksgiving wines

5 wines for Thanksgiving dinner Game meats, sweet sauces, flavorful spices, savory vegetables, and butter… food lovers celebrate the seasonal dishes of Autumn for its comforting warmth and diversity of flavor. The apex of the season, the Thanksgiving feast, is a hodgepodge of nostalgic American dishes served to an equally eclectic group of people. The […]

The History of Palate Club

Palate Club Sommeliers Wines

What is Palate Club Palate Club, the world’s most cutting edge wine club is a brand new addition to the scene of online wine delivery services.  Palate Club launched officially in May 2018 and the wine club has come into its own, generating fascinating data on what people actually like to drink and sending customers […]

How to tell When a Wine is Corked

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What is Corked Wine? “Corked” wine describes wine that has been tainted with the chemical compound TCA (2, 4, 6- trichloroanisole). The flaw is most easily detected by aromas of wet dog & cardboard on the nose and palate, rather than a smell of cork. Corked wine also mutes the vibrancy and fruit on a […]

Riesling — The Best Acid Trip

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Oh, Riesling One of my favorite grapes in the entire world is Riesling.  Big surprise, most sommeliers go nuts over high acid mineral driven whites. Riesling is my go to as a sommelier for hard to pair foods. So, let’s dig deep into what makes Riesling such an amazing grape. The Origin In the Rhine […]

ZInfandel — A Tale of Ire and Spice

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Zinfandel America’s Sweetheart Zinfandel is up there with Cabernet Sauvignon for putting California on the world wine map. Although Zinfandel doesn’t equal the mighty Cab Sav in average bottle price it can be equally as interesting and unique when made with the right touch.  This juicy little grape can be surprisingly delightful and intense in […]

Cabernet Sauvignon – A short tale of the King of Red Wine

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Introducing Cabernet Sauvignon There are thousands of grape varieties in the world of wine, although perhaps none more recognized, than the noble Cabernet Sauvignon. This illustrious grape helped shape the evolution of modern day wine. Let us celebrate a brief history of this legendary varietal, and provide an introduction to its famous worldly regions. Origins Researchers […]

An Ode to Syrah

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The Syrah grape, also known as Shiraz, is one of the world’s classic grape varietals and a personal favorite of mine. Why do I love Syrah — and why is it so damn delicious? First, and foremost, Syrah is an incredibly versatile grape; in terms of versatility in style, it covers a BROAD range.  Whether […]