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Finally! An Understandable Guide to Common Wine Terms

Mar 25 2015 - 1:45pm

Hearing words like "tannins" and "oxidation" may make you feel like you're back in chemistry class, but they're oh so important to the wines we enjoy on the regular. Don't let them intimidate you, though — getting familiar with wine's most common terms can be as easy as pouring a glass of red at the end of a long day. Brush up on these words, and you'll be moving past "sweet" and "dry" in no time so that when you go wine tasting again, you'll be the pro with all the insider knowledge.

— Additional reporting by Nicole Perry

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