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Why The Wine Industry Is Moving Toward Semi Sweet Wine

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay It’s an interesting part of the wine industry, there’s a big push toward semi sweet wine, as an introductory offer of sorts.  It also pits generations against each other.  Boomers HATE semi sweet (or off dry) wine.  Millennials seem to really like it.  This isn’t the first time that you’ve heard that the two groups […] The post Why

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Wine Documentary

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay Quite honestly, there aren’t many high quality wine wine documentary movies out there. The wine industry is awfully hard to create high quality film, in large part because so much of what actually happens in the industry is contained within a small segment of the year: harvest.  For a documentary filmmaker, having to film the […] The post Wine

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How Many Bottles in a Case of Wine?

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay There are 12, standard 750ml bottles in a case of wine. If you’re using the metric system, or filing tax payments for a winery, the most important number is that those 12 bottles make up 9 liters of wine.  Exactly 9 and you’ll see why that’s impressive in a minute. But first, let’s delve a […] The post How

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Substance Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Review

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How Many Bottles of Wine in a Barrel?

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay We’ve all seen them in a winery: rows and rows of oak barrels.  Many people do wonder, how many bottles of wine in a barrel? I know you all want a straight answer.  The answer that you normally read is 25 cases in a barrel of wine, or 300 bottles. But, that’s not entirely true. […] The post How

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What Are Tannins?

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay There are a number of terms within the wine industry that we take for granted, but that the average consumer, might not be familiar with.  Tannins probably comes up more often within the industry than we care to admit, but what are tannins? Tannins exist in all the parts of the grape, which aren’t the […] The post What

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What Causes Sediment in Wine?

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay What Causes Sediment in Wine? Every so often, I open a bottle of wine and am greeted by: So to start, there’s nothing wrong with the above picture.  Sediment is a completely normal thing when it comes to red wine. If you get it in white wine, unless the wine was aged for a significant […] The post What

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Harvest Update 2018

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay It’s a difficult thing.  To get an update on harvest from winemakers during harvest.  Harvest, for better or worse, is a crucible of 16 hour days, in fact that it’s so bad that winemaker spouses joke that there are harvest widows, those left behind during the 12 weeks of average 16 hour days.  Some elementary […] The post Harvest

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How Many Grape Vines Do You Need?

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay It’s something that has come up a few times, as I walk to the “little grocery store” near our house with my kindergartner and the baby.  How much wine do they get from that vineyard? It’s funny because we live in San Francisco’s East Bay, think Berkeley, so it’s urban.  We ride BART (it’s our […] The post How

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Student Made Wine

#XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay I’ve talked some about different winemaking programs in the past and I think that’s an interesting, not often discussed aspect of the wine industry. UC Davis announced this week that their viticulture program will be making wine. It’s something that’s been done for a while already in other spots.  Fresno State students already do. The post Student Made Wine

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