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#SommNextDoor: Sustainable, Biodynamic, Organic

This week’s question via email from Brandon in Vacaville, CA What’s the difference between sustainable, biodynamic, and organic wine growing? Organic is a term legally regulated by the USDA. Organic wines must be made with...

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#VINO4: Brian McClintic Master Somm and Entrepreneur

#VINO4: Brian McClintic Master Somm and Entrepreneur

#VINO4: Cool People. 4 Questions. 1 Bottle of Wine. Brian McClintic, Master Somm and Entrepreneur Why he’s cool: Brian McClintic is a Master Sommelier and documentary film star of the movies SOMM and SOMM:...

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#SommNextDoor - Alex Sanchez I Like This Grape

#SommNextDoor: Oak

This week’s question from Laura in Tuscon, Arizona Why is wine aged in oak barrels? Traditionally, oak was used for wine storage because it’s sturdy and easy to shape, waterproof, and transports well. The...

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