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A Little Wine Trivia to Share at your Holiday Table

How many bottles of wine per barrel (answer below and in video)?

As you pull the corks on lots and lots of good wine to celebrate the season, I thought a little trivia would help keep the conversation lively:

What’s your favorite bit of wine trivia? Have a lovely holiday!

Answer: Approximately 300 bottles or 25 cases. Doesn’t look like it, does it?

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Wine Trivia du Jour

Did you know that Zinfandel and Primitivo are the same variety? True! A few years back it was discovered that they have the same DNA (Your tax $ at work ;-). As with any variety, there may be clonal differences. Zinfandel was the most popular variety in California before prohibition and is the #3 grape today! Primitivo is beginning to travel these days, but is found primarily in Puglia (the heel of Italy’s boot.) Cheers!

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