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Knowledge Base is a collection of thoughtful and unique stories and tidbits that celebrate wine.

Whether you're just getting started or are a wine aficionado, this is your destination for knowledge. Published by Usual, a lifestyle brand designing and creating thoughtful and delicious wines and beverages, Knowledge Base celebrates indulging yourself with information and a glass of wine, whenever, wherever, and however you want.

The Truth About Non-Alcoholic Wine: Taste, ABV, and How It’s Made

Do you really know all there is to know about non-alcoholic wine? Before you make the switch, check out this guide to what goes into alcohol-free vino.

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Sauvignon Blanc: Your Guide to This Dry White Wine Favorite

Get ready to learn all about Sauvignon Blanc, including where it comes from, what it tastes like, how to pair it, and how it's made.

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Red Wine Sweetness Chart: Your Guide To the Perfect Glass

If you want to find some ideas for trying new wines in your preferred spot on the sweetness scale, we can help. Locate your favorite red on this red wine sweetness chart or discover a new favorite.

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Splash, Saute, Sip: How To Choose the Best White Wine for Cooking

We've created this guide to help you select the best white wine for cooking, including the do's and don'ts of choosing a bottle. You'll also get some top tips on what types of white wines to use with a variety of your favorite dishes.

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Skinny Wine and Marketing Hype: Naturally Low-Calorie Alternatives

What is skinny wine? Will it solve all your calorie-counting problems? Learn more about this wine trend and find some naturally low-calorie alternatives to branded skinny wines.

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The Resveratrol Wine Connection: What You Need To Know

Join us as we explain what resveratrol is, the potential health benefits it offers, how much resveratrol is typically found in wine, and whether drinking wine could actually be good for your overall wellness.

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Is Wine Good for You? An Overview of the Science

Could something as decadent as wine be good for you? In this article, we’ll study the best components of red wine and the remarkable studies showing how wine can improve our heart health, gut health, and even help to keep us safe from cancers.

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What Clean Crafted Wine Means: Your Guide To This Wine Trend

Made from organic grapes with no added sugars, colors, or fillers, clean crafted wine offers everything you love about wine, while stripping away everything you don't (yes, including hangovers).

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Should We All Be Drinking Low Sulfite Wine?

Sulfites get a bad rap in health communities, but is there anything to be worried about? Learn the truth about low sulfite wine and who needs to be paying attention to sulfite warnings on bottles of vino.

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What Are Sulfites? Learn If Wine Is Causing Your Headaches

Let's bust some sulfite myths. If you've heard that sulfites in your vino are causing adverse effects, check out this article. We'll explain what sulfites are and how prevalent they are in wine compared to other foods you might be eating.

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Drink This, Not That: Your Guide to Low-Carb Wine

Wine can certainly be part of your low-carb diet, you just have to choose the best low-carb wines. Join us as we delve into the topic of low-carb wine, including what it is, which varietals are best when you're counting carbs, and which wines you should avoid altogether.

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Low-Sugar Wine: How To Choose Your Next Glass Wisely

In this guide, we'll get to the bottom of sugar in wine, including what determines how much sugar actually ends up in your favorite glass. We'll also help you understand why it's important to consider low-sugar wine and how it can impact your health.

 

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