Tag: Bright Cellars

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?

Terroir: Taste the Place

Terr-what? Our thoughts exactly! Simply put, terroir (pronounced ‘ter-wahr’), is the reason why Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France tastes different than Pinot Noir from Oregon. Like many wine terms, terroir has French…

How to Store Your Wine

You know the feeling, right? When you come home with a new bottle of wine and feel like a kid leaving the candy store with a golden ticket. But if you’re saving…

#Winesday: Wine Connoisseur Translator

If you’ve ever found yourself at a dinner party, wine bar, or fancy restaurant and thought: “Terr-what? Who’s Stelvin? And since when did wine have so many body parts??” You’re not alone.…

#Winesday: Get to know Aglianico

Ciao, winos! There’s so much more to Italian vino than your go-to Pinot Grigio and Chianti in wicker baskets. Let’s talk about an ancient grape with an up-and-coming popularity on American wine…

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.…

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…

#Winesday: Petite Sirah

Happy #Winesday winos! Today, we’re sipping on a little Petite Sirah. But don’t be fooled by its name, this varietal is anything but small. In fact, “petite” actually refers to the size…

#Winesday: Pinot Grigio

This #Winesday, we’re raising our glasses to a popular pour: Pinot Grigio! This dry, acidic white is one of the most popular wines out there, and for good reasons. But with popularity…

Grilling Out on the Fourth

Burgers, brats and barbecue are essentials to any Fourth of July cookout (along with the fireworks of course). But even more essential? The beverages! While wine isn’t typically thought of as the…