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  • Beware The Ides of March February 27, 2017
    The Ides of March have been remembered as a tumultuous transition time, but they are also a time of rebirth and renewal.. and a huge celebration. Wine Folly - Learn about wine.
  • Weird Wine Flavors and the Science Behind Them February 24, 2017
    If you're scientific minded and curious, you can learn to identify a great deal of aroma compounds (including "impact compounds") in wine. Next time you have a glass of wine in front of your nose, see if you can pick out one of these more bizarre flavors. Wine Folly - Learn about wine.
  • A Tale of Two (Very Different) Chardonnays February 22, 2017
    Chardonnay: it's the world's most planted white grape and also the world's most polarizing wine: you either love it or hate it. I'm hear to show you that Chardonnay is way less obvious (and more nuanced) that you might have thought. Wine Folly - Learn about wine.
  • What is Malolactic Fermentation? The Buttery Taste in Wine February 20, 2017
    Ever wondered why some wines have a creamy or buttery taste? The process of Malolactic Fermentation is a winemaking process that gives both red and white wines a richer and creamier texture. Oddly enough, Malolactic Fermentation isn't technically a fermentation at all. Wine Folly - Learn about wine.
  • How To Start A Wine Collection February 17, 2017
    There is a big different between buying wine and collecting wine. Buying wine is a somewhat random effort based on likes and preferences in the moment. Collecting wine on the other hand... Wine Folly - Learn about wine.