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Why I became Hospitality/Beverage Specialist Certified

In my exploration of wine, I have come across many other beverages & products being made on the same properties. Many farms have vines, orchards, animals and more that they make use of in a multitude of ways. To...

Sipping on S.I.P. Certified Wines

I was recently honored with a request for Exploring.Wine to review some examples of wines, produced under the guidelines of the S.I.P. Certified program. The Sustainability in Practice (S.I.P.) Certified is one of...

Top 10 Everyday Wines for Under $20 of 2019

The fact that a vintage is noted on the bottle is just 1 indication of how complex it can be to choose what to select for the shelves at your local Corner Store. Was this year better than that, and how do I know....

Orange Wine - Your Eyes Did Not Deceive You!

Orange wine is a bit of a misnomer, as it's not wine made from the fruit of oranges, nor is it a Mimosa cocktail make with sparkling wine. The phrase is useful to describe the category though, as it pulls together...