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Why is Cabernet Sauvignon the King of Red Wine Grapes? Ask Phylloxera. Or, maybe don’t.

If you ever met Phylloxera you’d punch him in the face. That situation won’t happen, the insect is far too small, but he sure is punch-ably nasty, and rather hard to kill because of the species’ ninja-like adaptability. In nymph form, he bores into a vine’s root, secreting a poison that […]

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