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What Is a Rosé Wine?

When it comes to rosé wines, we have the Greeks to thank. Rosé, which originated in Provence about 2,600 years ago, is made from red grapes or red grape varietals. The primary difference between rosé and standard red wines is the period of time the red grape skins remain in the beverage during fermentation. Winemakers Read More

The Correct Practices for Letting Your Bottle of Wine Breathe

After making a careful selection of a bottle of wine, it’s vital to ensure that it is handled correctly. This can include knowing when the wine is ready to drink, storing the wine correctly, and letting it breathe before serving. The process can seem daunting, but adhering to a handful of practices will make the Read More

Saluté to KL Wine 40 years of fine wine

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I caught up with K&L Wines co-founder Clyde Beffa to talk about their first 40 years in the wine business last month and captured the conversation on video.

I’ve been buying wine at KL Wines since I moved to the Bay Area in 1991 and have Read More