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We have evidence that wine is over 7000 years old, and in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, it was stored in beautiful two-handled containers, usually clay, called amphorae. Some of them were quite sophisticated and were stamped with the equivalent of a wine label including the vintner’s name, the vintage, etc. Wine was also commonly stored […]

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Do you ever wonder about the different bottle shapes and what they mean? Why do some of the bottles have punts? And how about the names of all those different bottle sizes? Please join Nancy Hawks Miller, a 20 year veteran of the industry and our Director of Education as she takes a look at […]

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