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QUIZ: Which Bright Cellars Wine are you?

At any one time, we at Bright Cellars have hundreds of bottles of exclusive wine we’re sending to our members, and each bottle has its own unique personality. What’s yours?

Do we care too much about labels?

We don’t know about you, but there are some days when we wander down the wine aisle at our local grocery store in hopes of stumbling upon our next new favorite wine.…

How to Repurpose Your Wine Bottles

Now we know you don’t need an excuse to drink more wine, but there are plenty of cute and crafty ways for you to repurpose your old bottles once you’ve finished them.…

The Somm Who Makes the Subscription Possible

The internet is abuzz with the fast-growing wine subscription startup Bright Cellars and its machine-learning algorithm that matches members to wine based on their personalized taste quiz. While the subscription service was…

Label Language: Sparkling Wine

Reading a sparkling wine label is like trying to learn a foreign language (or more specifically, French). All the fancy terms and elegant phrases tend to go way over our heads, so…

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good Vino?

Sonoma, we have a problem. It’s a tale worse than that of the Bogeyman. It’s been a long day at work; you were late, you fell down the stairs in front of…

The Truth Behind Our Photo Shoots

I am a liar. Day in and day out, I live lie on top of lie, tricking even my closest friends and family. The thing is, I’m never going to stop. I…

Northern California Wildfires

Devastating fires are raging across northern California’s wine country. The damage is tremendous. As a wine company, this hits very close to home. We are grateful to report that the Bright Cellars…

Anatomy of a Wine Bottle

We can talk about what is inside a bottle of wine all day. The color, smell, flavors, origin and how much we needed it after that long day at work. What we…

Interview with Grapefriend

This week, we’re shining the spotlight on Grapefriend. What started out as a wine blog has blown up on Instagram. We appreciate the way Grapefriend finds balance between interesting, beautiful wine images…