6 Unique and Underrated Wines You Need To Try

The Manual

Sarah Favinger, a wine buyer at Smith & Vine, is the perfect expert for this task. Located in Brooklyn, New York, Smith & Vine is a unique wine shop that focuses on women-led wines and small production wineries. The following list are some of Favinger’s favorite wines that you need to be trying right now.

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12 Wines for Thanksgiving and Beyond

The New York Times

The characteristics that make a bottle great for the holiday work for just about any occasion. These wines not only taste good, they feel good.

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Which wines to have on hand when you’re entertaining—and what should you bring as a guest

Fortune

The holiday season typically means a lot of get-togethers (both in-person and virtually) that include wine—from reds to whites, and more. But determining which wines to serve that can satisfy a diverse group of guests—from casual wine drinkers to certified sommeliers—can be daunting. You can’t always please everyone, but there are more crowdpleasers out there if you know where to look.

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From Riesling to Pinot Noir, 12 Ageworthy German Wines to Try

Wine Enthusiast

Consumer studies show that most wine purchased in the United States is consumed within weeks after purchase, and that less than 10% of wines purchased are squirreled away for aging. Indeed, most wines are intended to be consumed young, but with a little bit of patience, maturation opens a whole new dimension of enjoyment for wine lovers. Among the best candidates for cellaring are quality German wines.

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Sparkling Wines Of Germany

Santé Magazine

Did someone say “Sekt?” The holidays are fast approaching, and nothing sets the mood like the sound of a cork being removed from sparkling wine.  It is the quintessential “pop” that signals “let the festivities begin.”

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A Very Sommelier Thanksgiving

Food & Wine

Here’s what pros pour for the biggest dinner of the year.

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Wine Enthusiast’s 22nd Annual Wine Star Award Nominees

Wine Enthusiast

This year marks the 22nd anniversary of Wine Enthusiast’s Annual Wine Star Awards, honoring the individuals and companies that make outstanding contributions to the wine and alcohol beverage world. Here are the nominees across 14 categories for the 2021 Awards. We salute the dedicated beverage professionals who have innovated and flourished this year.

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As the Climate Heats Up, Can Germany Keep Its Cool?

Wine Enthusiast

Bright-fruited and linear, ethereal and taut: The archetypes of Germany’s classic, cool-climate wines are distinct from any other style in the world. From the northernmost corners of the Mosel and the Ahr to the southern stretches of Baden, Germany’s wine regions represent diverse climate and terroir.

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