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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.

How to Choose a Lambrusco Wine, Italy’s Iconic Red Bubbly

We’ll guide you through what to expect from your first glass of Lambrusco wine, from how it tastes, where it grows, and how to best serve it.

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6 Easy Wine Cocktail Recipes to Make This Weekend

From classics like Aperol Spritz to unique wine cocktails like the Kir Royale, this list will keep your weekends fun and your brunches boozy.

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White Wine Glasses: How to Pick the Best Stemware for Your Vino

Do you really need separate white wine glasses? We don’t mean to be wine snobs, but the glass you use can actually make a big difference. Learn more here.

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Do You Chill Red Wine? Ditch Conventional Wine Wisdom

We all know the drill: Red = warm, white = cold. But is this really the best way to enjoy wine? Do you chill red wine in certain circumstances? Get the cold facts.

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9 Sweet Red Wines Every Wine Lover Should Try

Use this list of sweet red wines to discover a variety of options from sparkling and light sweet reds to fuller-bodied and fortified options. It’s time to treat your palate to a fresh, dulcet experience.

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Muscat Wine: Why This Multifaceted Grape Stands the Test of Time

Explore the finer details of Muscat wine, including where it comes from, how it's made, which types you can enjoy, what it tastes like, and how to pair it.

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What Is Hard Seltzer? The Truth About This Fizzy Fad

What is hard seltzer, exactly? And is it a healthier option than high-calorie, high-sugar booze? Get those answers and more about this bubbly beverage.

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Wine Spritzer Fun: What It Is and How to Make Your Own

Feeling bubbly? Explore the beauty of the wine spritzer and discover some fun and flavorful recipes for red wine and white wine spritzers.

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Why You Need to Give Pink Wine Another Chance

Are you afraid of pink wine? Been burned by a bottle that was too sugary? Get ready to think pink again with this guide to the wonderfully complex world of rosé.

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Is Chardonnay Dry or Sweet? Decoding This Popular White Wine

Even if you've had your fair share of Chardonnay over the years, there's a good chance you can't fully answer the nagging question: Is Chardonnay dry?

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The Powers of Wine Fermentation: What It Does Besides Create Alcohol

Go behind the scenes of the arduous process of creating the perfect wine fermentation conditions. Your glass of vino just got more fascinating.

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How to Make Wine From Grapes: Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Budding wine lovers, here’s your next project! Learn how to make wine from grapes at home, from grape-buying to equipment to bottling. Stomping optional.

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