Champagne 101 – Learn About Our Favorite Bubbly

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Hey Champagne fans, need a little bubbles 101? Champagne is one of those more tricky types of wines to understand. So, here’s a quick rundown of a few styles of everyone’s favorite bubbly to expand your palate and amp up your sparkling addiction! We won’t go too much into detail about how to make this […]

Is Wine Good for You? These Are The 5 Healthiest Wines

Is wine good for you?

Wine has been a part of international cultures since we figured out fermentation makes grape juice more fun. We’ve come a long way since then. According to OIV in their last State of the World Vitiviniculture report, we consumed an estimated 244 million hectoliters of wine globally in 2019! Yes, that’s a lot. Perhaps while […]

Which Wine to Pair with Inauguration Day

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Between riots, impeachment, and a national divide, you might be feeling like you need something substantial to get you through the 2021 Inauguration Day Circus. The right drink pairing for January 20th needs to be strong, bold-flavored, and American. California Cabernet Sauvignon When I was first studying wine, my teacher—a sassy General Manager at a […]

Best New Wine Regions – 2021 Edition

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It wasn’t so long ago that Napa Valley was the wild, wild, West of the wine world. Vintage restaurant wine lists invariably showcased Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, and maybe some Mosel wine. It only took the infamous 1976 blind tasting in Paris to put Napa beside the world’s best wine regions. Our taste for wine ballooned to […]

Surprising Benefit of Red Wine

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A Sexy & Surprising Benefit of Red Wine Champagne may be the classic wine of romance, but if you’re looking to turn up the heat this Valentine’s Dy, this surprising benefit of red wine might set the mood. Health benefits of red wine include reduced cholesterol, lowered risk of heart disease, and decreased depression, but […]

Best Wine Pairing for Girl Scout Cookies

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Girl Scout Cookies season is an exciting time in America where we put off losing that holiday weight to indulge in some of favorite—and hard to come by—cookies. There’s no shame if an entrepreneurial eight-year-old convinced you to stock up on six or seven boxes of Thin Mints. You might be feeling so proud to […]

Super Bowl Snacks & Wine Pairings for Game Day

Super Bowl Snacks, wine pairings for super bowl

No matter which team you’re rooting for on America’s biggest game day, everyone wins with delicious Super Bowl snacks. Between queso, buffalo wings, sliders, chips, and more, there’s endless delectable options to choose from. Why not make this Super Bowl Sunday even tastier with the perfect wine pairings to match? Whether you crushed dry January or […]

Why Dry January Didn’t Work: Wine & Moderation

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Didn’t Make it Through Dry January? December’s cookies and cocktails lead to a bloated and exhausted January. The concept of Dry January is a pledge to stay sober for one month to start the year off on a healthier note. People report weight loss, clearer thinking, increased energy, and more. It all sounds rosy on […]

Best Gifts for a Wine Lover

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Finding the best gift for a wine lover is notoriously difficult. We are picky people who love something complex, intimidating, and totally subjective to taste. When my friends and family learned how much I love wine, I started to get all sorts of knick-knacks, trinkets, and random gifts (most famously a giant red high heel/wine […]

How To Drink In Moderation During The Holidays

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It’s tough to drink in moderation during the holidays. From Halloween through New Year’s Eve, it’s constant celebrations with friends and family. Most of these occasions revolve around good food and good wine. We condone opening a nice bottle to celebrate, but it’s easy to get carried away during the fun (especially if you start […]