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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.

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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Sugar In Wine: Which Wines Have the Most and the Least

In this article we explore the truth about sugar in wine. From where the sugar content comes from, to how much is in an average glass, to the perfect varieties of wine for those who can’t consume much sugar, consider this article your guide to sugar in wine.

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Wine Basics: How Many Glasses of Wine In a Bottle?

Grab your nearest wine bottle and we’ll tell you how many glasses of wine it contains. We’ll cover standard bottles of red and white, high-alcohol wine, and the surprisingly weird world of sparkling wine bottle names.

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Small Size, Big Flavor: Your Guide to Mini Wine Bottles

Pare down your favorite beverage to a manageable size with these recommendations for mini wine bottles. They’re perfect for solo sipping, party favors, at-home tasting sessions, or a casual picnic!

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Wine in a Can: What To Know Before You Crack One Open

You're probably wondering about the quality of wine in a can. You also likely want to know the difference between wine in a can versus wine in a glass bottle. Well, wonder no more. We're spilling all the details so you can crush your next wine sipping experience.

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Holding Wine Glasses: Answers To the Questions You’re Too Embarrassed To Ask

There are no dumb questions here! We go into detail on different holds for various wine glasses, the most secure grip to avoid spills, and why this seemingly insignificant aspect of wine culture even matters. Keep reading to discover our hints so you can look effortlessly classy at your next cocktail hour.

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Grenache Blanc: What To Know About This Overlooked White Wine

We're spilling the details about Grenache Blanc wine, including how it's made, where it comes from, how it compares to other vinos, and how to make the most of every glass — food pairings and ideal serving temperature included. When you hear the word "Grenache," chances are you first think of Grenache

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Everything You Need To Know About Drinking Sherry Wine

It’s time to explore the world of Sherry wine. Learn all about this Spanish classic, including how it’s made and how to enjoy it alongside delicious tapas-style dishes.

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Prosecco Wine: All You Need To Know About This Italian Classic

Prosecco wine isn’t simply a cheaper alternative to Champagne. Read on to learn what it is, how Prosecco is made, and how to serve it and pair it with food.

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Chianti Wine: A Nostalgic Wine With a Rich Tuscan Heritage

In this guide to your bottle of Chianti, we explain where Chianti wine comes from, the history of this lustrous red, and how to enjoy it (red checkered tablecloth and straw baskets optional).

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Bordeaux Wine 101: Understanding This Classic Varietal

In this article, we’ll give you the lowdown on Bordeaux wine — from what this fine wine tastes like to the complicated borders of the Bordeaux region. Consider this your beginner’s guide to all things Bordeaux.

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