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While tasting wine is often depicted as a poetic diatribe of exciting flavors and sensuous textures sumptuously rising out of a glass, skillful wine tasting is hardly that. The bouquet of the wine matters but only to a degree - it is the wine's acidity, alcohol, phenolic bitterness and tannin that matter. This is the structure of the wine, the elements which tell the wine's story. more
Après ski - that much-loved pastime, after a long day on the slopes when you finally get to relax and unwind with your friends -- is one of the perks of a ski vacation. The tradition itself, comes from a time-honored practice of ending a long, cold day on the mountain, with a hot drink, gathering with friends to stretch out before turning in for the night. more
Picture it: You walk through a door into a huge room full of tables. People are milling around, chatting, nibbling on cheese. And on the tables is: wine. Lots and lots of wine. You have a glass in your hand, and no idea where to start. more
The intimate Taos Winter Wine Festival continues to attract some of the world's best winery owners, winemakers and importers as is evident with the exciting 34th annual schedule beginning today (Jan. 30), and running through Saturday (Feb. 1). more
The term "natural wine" is loosely translated from the French vin nature. In English the word natural is often misused - think Perdue "natural" chicken or Hormel "natural" meats - and has been rendered meaningless by cheap marketing. In French, though, nature connotes plain, naked or untouched. So, vin nature is "naked wine" - untampered with, authentic wine. But how does authenticity play a role in winemaking? more
New Mexico has a long history of winemaking, especially along the Río Grande, beginning in 1629, when Franciscan friar García de Zúñiga and a Capuchín monk named Antonio de Arteaga planted the first wine grapes in Santa Fe de Nuevo México. more
Super Bowl weekend gets a bit cozier and a lot merrier when the Taos Winter Wine Festival (TWWF) kicks off its annual event.  Now in its 34th year, the Festival returns with its celebration of fine local foods paired with offerings from some of the most renowned national and international wineries. more
The Taos Lions Club is coming out swinging. Golf clubs, that is. And, like its previous Toast of Taos fundraisers, this year's event is planned out as an exceptional day of fun, music, … more
Once the kids are back in school, it’s time for the adults to come out and play. With wine tastings, gourmet food, outdoor adventures, lectures and live music, the annual Summer Wine Festival at Taos Ski Valley Resort is ... more
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