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For Wine Drinkers of All Levels

These are articles for wine drinkers of all levels,
crossing a broad range of topics from food pairings to discovering wine regions and tips on tasting.
By Palate Club Ambassadors
Jennifer Estevez and Aubrey Terrazas.

Pie and Wine Pairings for a Delicious Thanksgiving

Pie and wine pairings

For food and wine lovers, Thanksgiving is the best holiday of the year. A day dedicated to gratitude centered on sharing an elaborate meal with the ones we love. When that meal takes a whole day to prepare, every dish deserves a wine that can elevate it to the next level. Thanksgiving dinner is also […]

How To Drink In Moderation During The Holidays

Drink In Moderation For Holidays

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 […]

Vampire wines: Why do some wines taste like blood?

Best wine for halloween why wines taste like blood from italy, france, or spain due to volatile acidity or flavor compounds in wine that give it a bloody aroma, basically a vampire wine

This Halloween, I wanted to sink my teeth into something spooky and talk about why some wines taste like blood. This iron, metallic flavor in wine can offer a fun, mineral quality that adds allure and mystery. So, the bloody taste is not a flaw. It’s a flavor compound found in some wines, especially red […]

Quarantine Wine: How To Stock For The Apocalypse

Quarantine Wine For The Apocalypse how to stock your cellar during coronavirus.

Get your wine cellar ready for the next quarantine with tips from Palate Club sommeliers. How to stock your wine for quarantine!

How Long is Wine Good For After It’s Open?

How Long Is Wine Good For

After you open a bottle of wine, how long is it good for? The short answer is 3 days. The real answer is, it depends a lot on the style of wine and how you preserve it. The reason wine goes bad is because after you remove the cork, the wine is introduced to oxygen. […]

How To Order Wine Online

How To Shop For Wine Online

As a result of more people staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, online wine sales increased about 20% in 2020, which is pretty outstanding considering the average annual growth before was around 3%.  It was so much slower before in part because we’re used to buying wine from a grocery store or local shop; […]

What is Clean Wine?

what is clean wine and does it matter? cameron diaz's clean wine raised questions about sulphur in wine, wine pesticides, and organic wine

When Cameron Diaz released her Avaline wine brand this year, she felt the heat for using terms like “clean wine.” The wine community trashed the wine, stirring up some controversy around what clean wine actually means and whether it’s only a marketing ploy.  It also raised the question for consumers—what the heck is clean wine? […]

Post Malone, Cameron Diaz & Brad Pitt: What’s up with celebrity rosé?

Rosé from Provence made by Brad Pitt, Post Malone Maison no. 9, Cameron Diaz, interview about rosé wine with sommelier

This year it seems every celebrity is putting out a rosé. Cameron Diaz released her Avaline rose and crisp white wine this year, which came under controversy for employing marketing gimmicks like calling it “clean wine.” Later, Post Malone’s Maison No. 9 wine from the French Rivera is marketed with Post Malone in a dark […]

Our Data is Shaking Up the Wine World: American palates aren’t what you think they are

Palate Club is a wine club that uses machine learning and data science to match wines to your taste. Best personalized wine club in USA

We have exciting news. It has been a fascinating year of wine discoveries and delights for us, and it is finally time to share with you some of the fruits of our labor.  The first set of surprising results are coming out of our algorithm, and the data is worth exploring. As a reminder, our […]