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One Wine, Two Wine, Red Wine, Blue Wine
Naming wines in translation. Georg Emanuel Opitz, Der Säufer, 1804. Valentine’s Day is upon us and if, to bedazzle your beau or belle, your tastes turn to thoughts of white tablecloths and candlelight, your thoughts will likely turn to tastes of wine. But which wine? It can be hard to navigate those artisanal descriptions, so... Read More »
By Damion Searls

“Red” wine isn’t actually red, like fire engines or stop signs, any more than “white” is white like snow or those tablecloths.