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This Is Why Your Favorite Wine Tastes Different Every Time

Have you ever returned from a fabulous wine tasting vacation completely enamored by a certain wine, only to open a bottle of the exact same wine at home a few months later-- and have it taste completely different? There are tons of factors that can change the way we experience a wine. Here are 8 reasons why the same wine can taste different every time!

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How To Tell If Your Wine Is Bad

Sometimes a wine tastes a little ‘off’. How do you know if it’s actually bad (aka, flawed or faulty), OR if it’s just a style of winemaking that’s meant to taste unusual? Our guide will teach you how to recognize the top 6 indicators that your wine has gone bad.

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Everything You Need To Know About Sustainable, Biodynamic, and Organic Wine

More people today than ever are fully on the wellness train. Unfortunately, when it comes to wine, many of us don’t give our wine selection the conscious vetting that we give the rest of our lifestyle! But have no fear, The Lush Life is here, to break down exactly what it means for a wine to be organic, biodynamic, sustainable, and even vegan (yep, most wines aren’t vegan…. read on to find out why).

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How To Host Your Own Wine Tasting

You don't need to be professional sommelier to gather your friends for a fun and educational evening of wine tasting.  Part of the fun of exploring the wine world is coming together to sip and share your tasting notes with the other lushes in your life!

Sharing her tips on how to make it happen: our friend, fellow somm/lifestyle expert/author Hillary Zio

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The Truth About Wine Glass Shapes: Do They Matter?

Whether you're a bride creating a wedding registry, a college student furnishing your first apartment, or a wine lover just trying to upgrade your current selection--- shopping for glassware can be daunting! There are dozens of wine glass styles out there, and those of us living in tight spaces might ask- does it even matter what kind of glass you drink your wine out of?

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