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How Wine Barrels Are Made

barrel-rob-may-smSome updates from the wine blogosphere …

Sommelier Rob May is chronicling his recent “enrichment trip” to Italy on his blog Wine So Serious. One of his recent posts describes his visit to Gamba Cooperage in Monferrato, Piedmont, and includes a number of great pictures. Check it out to learn a little about coopering!

John Fodera of Tuscan Vines knows that most of us can’t afford to drink Brunello and Barolo every day, so he found two Tuscan treasures under twenty bucks.

Joanna Opaskar opines on Building a Better Wine Tasting.

Sandra Crittenden shares her (Wine) thoughts on a recent Sangiovese clonal tasting led by Rudy Buratti of Castello Banfi.

Cindy Rynning posts perfect pairings for a slew of wines from the Veneto.

Speaking of pairing wine and food, Somm In The City Sara Lehman went all white with a three-course meal.

Last but not least, Reverse Wine Snob Jon Thorsen recommends an organic Chianti.

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