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Merlot vs. Shiraz: What’s the Difference?

Bunches of Syrah grapes on the vine at a vineyard.

Merlot and Shiraz are two very popular wines on the market. They have many similar characteristics as well as some different nuances and complexities that distinguish them, but once you understand their major differences, you’ll be able to clearly categorize them without any problem. Merlot Merlot is one of the most popular red grape varieties […]

Cabernet Sauvignon vs. Shiraz: What’s the Difference?

A Syrah sign on a post in front of rows of grapes at a vineyard.

Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz are two of the most well-known red wines on the market. They have many similar characteristics as well as a number of key differences that differentiate them. Once you understand their traits, you’ll be able to clearly distinguish them without any problem. Keep reading to discover the difference between Cabernet Sauvignon […]

Cabernet Sauvignon: The Ultimate Guide

An oak barrel with 'whiskey' crossed off and Cabernet written in.

Cabernet Sauvignon is the most popular wine varietal in the world. It is grown in almost every wine-growing region on the planet and is often used in blended wine- including the famous and exclusive Bordeaux blend, among others. Cabernet Sauvignon is the child of two already famous grape varietals, Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc- so […]

Pinot Noir vs Cabernet Sauvignon: What’s the Difference?

Dark blue Pinot Noir grapes on the vine.

Delicate or strong, clear or dark, there’s a red wine that matches perfectly to every wine lover. Where to start? It’s important to know that red wine grape varieties aren’t all the same. Each grape variety creates a completely different wine in terms of aroma, texture, flavor profile, and body, including other factors that influence […]

Sauvignon Blanc vs. Pinot Grigio: What’s the Difference?

Rows of grapes at a vineyard under a blue sky.

Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio are two of the world’s most famous white wines. Pinot Grigio is more widely grown, but only by a small margin. Both wines are characteristically crisp and fresh and affected greatly by things such as the climate that they were grown in, whether it be the warmer, fruitier wines, or […]