Provence Wines: A Guide to One of France’s Most Underrated Regions

Provence Wines, Cotes de Provence

A sun-soaked vacation in Provence ranks high on the bucket lists of many travelers. Rightfully so, considering the numerous pristine beaches along the crystalline blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Not to mention the charming villages sprinkled along the coast, each boasting historic sites and impeccable restaurants. Though travelers flock here year after year, the […]

How Many Calories Are in a Glass of Wine?

How many calories are in wine

Within each glass are memories shared, enjoyed, and savored. But how do you know if wine works with your fitness goals? With so much focus on calorie counting, it’s tempting to focus on how a glass of wine fits with your calorie deficit. We’ve prepared a Wine Calorie Chart for your easy reference, but keep […]

The Basics of Wine Pairing: What Goes With Which?

Wine Pairing Basics: what food goes with which wine

The Basics of Wine Pairing: What Goes With Which? Understanding the basics of wine pairing isn’t so much about following rules. It’s about trial and error. The more you have, the more you know — and the more you realize that you also don’t know. With the different grape varieties, regions of origin, cultures, and […]

Chianti Wines & All You Need To Know About The Region

Chianti Classico

Revered by wine lovers the world over, Chianti is one of Italy’s most popular wines. This famously food-friendly vino hails from stunning Tuscany. Nestled south of Po Valley, Tuscany stretches down the western, sun-soaked coast of Central Italy. The Apennine Mountains, which run south through the center of the country, dominate this region. Growers leverage […]

Intro to Sauvignon Blanc & Its Best Regions

Sauvignon Blanc

If you’re interested in exploring aromatic white wines, then Sauvignon Blanc is a great place to start. This white grape originated in western France. Though today, it grows successfully in New and Old World regions globally. Let’s dive into top regions where you’ll find the best Sauvignon Blanc. The Grape Variety Sauvignon Blanc is a […]

Loire Valley Winery Guide

Guide to Loire Valley Wineries, Girl with red hair overlooking chinon with glass of red wine

Guide to Loire Valley Wineries The Loire Valley is known for its glorious châteaux, goat cheese, rolling green pastures, and unique, food-friendly wines. Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc hail queen & king of Loire Valley grapes, but producers make a range of styles from sparkling to sweet. We spent a long weekend exploring the Touraine […]

Basic Guide to Burgundy

Guide to Burgundy

Whether you’re a wine novice or well on your way to becoming a connoisseur, you’re bound to be enamored with Burgundy at some point on your wine journey. Home to some of the world’s most sought-after wines, Burgundy sets the gold standard for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The region’s first vineyard was planted in Meursault […]

Guide to Riesling

Guide To Riesling

Your Guide to Riesling Find the essential guide to Riesling: everything you need to know about one of the world’s most popular white wine grapes. Flavor & Aroma of Riesling Riesling is a highly aromatic grape. Fruit Fruit flavors tend to be a mix of tree fruits (pear & apple), stone fruits (peach & nectarine), […]