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The BEST Way to Chill Wine

Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want our wine chilled to perfection in upcoming seasons. I did a little *research (*sipped a glass of Riesling while scouring Pinterest)…

What is Decanting?

Decanting is a highly debated technique in the world of wine. Some believe that decanting can significantly improve a wine, while others feel it purposeless. Before we join the great debate, let’s…

Strawberry Watermelon Rosé Punch

Strawberry Watermelon Rosé Punch. Yep, that just became a thing. Make it happen, winos. What You’ll Need: 1 bottle of red of rosé Strawberry lemonade  Frozen strawberries (to double as ice cubes)…

The BEST White Sangria

For those about to craft…we salute you.   Y’all… You can quit the Internet now because I am currently typing the most important thing you ever have or will read in your…

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Can White Wine Really Come From Red Grapes?

“Can white wine come from red grapes? If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? What is the meaning of life?…

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10 Popular Wines And How to Pronounce Them

I’ll Have What She’s Having   We’ve all been there. The classic “point at the menu” game. You’re at a restaurant, and because you’re a Bright Cellars member (obviously), you are looking…

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Are You Well ‘Red’?

How well do you know your red wines? Here’s some info to keep you in the tread with that knowledge of red. Cabernet Sauvignon Regions: France, California, Washington State, Australia Flavors: Bell pepper,…

6 Wine Terms and What They Really Mean

The wine world is mysterious and vast. There are the experts, the casual wine connoisseurs, the sangria sippers and the “I don’t know, I just drink it” people who make up the…

Have You Ever Had Orange Wine?

It’s Not Made Of Oranges You may have heard of or seen people drinking orange colored wines. Maybe you’ve tried them. Even though they are orange colored, this wine is made with the…

Rotting grapes make great sweet wines!

What is Noble Rot? Yes, rotting grapes can be a good thing! Noble rot is caused by the fungus called “botrytis”. Botrytis affects ripe grapes that are exposed to too much moisture. This is…