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#Winesday: Wine-ter Solstice 2017

The Winter Solstice occurs on December 21st this year. Its the shortest day and longest night of 2017, and it just so happens to be a great excuse for a party! Read…

#Winesday: D.I.Y. Spooky Wine Crafts

Halloween is almost here, and you know what that means… It’s time to get (witch)crafty! Call up your go-to winos, polish off a few bottles and get to work on these Do-It-Yourself…

#Winesday: Wine and Dine

Ordering wine at a restaurant can be a complex affair, but it doesn’t need to be! Before a night out, do your homework. Survey the restaurant’s wine list to see what you’re…

Wine & Sunshine: A Guide to Summer Sipping

‘Tis the season for summer entertaining! Stumped on how much wine you’ll need for your warm weather get-togethers? No sweat! Follow these simple guidelines for keeping everyone’s glasses half-full. Calculation for Your Celebration…

Tastebud Tango: Blind Tasting Like a Pro

Its no surprise: one of the best (and most enjoyable) ways to learn about wine is to actually taste it. Understanding and comparing wines is ideally done through blind tasting – knowing nothing…

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10 Tips to Pairing Wine with Food

Wine and food go together like a jacket potato and sour cream. Okay, maybe not like that, but wine and food have been paired together ever since it’s creation. Although any type…

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…

5 Steps to Tasting Wine

1. See Look at the color of the wine. Sometimes just by the color you can get an idea of the grape used to make the wine. Color can also help to…

2 Ingredient Wine Smoothies

2 Ingredient, 5 Step Wine Smoothies: Just wine and frozen fruit The PERFECT way to get your wine on this summer. I’m not a great mixologist (Gatorade and vodka don’t mix super…