Tag: Summer Wine

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…

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Why Does Rosé Taste So Damn Good?

As I slid into the booth at my favorite Milwaukee restaurant, I snatched up the wine menu. Scanning the list for the wine I wanted only took a few seconds. “Are we…

Sweet Basil Drink

What We’re Consuming: The Sweet Basil

If you’re looking for a cocktail as refreshing as a breezy summer night, look no further. The Sweet Basil is truly made for summer. It shines a flavorful spotlight on Lillet, a…

How to Chill Your 4 favorite Types of Wine

Now that we’ve sipped our way through the Fourth of July, it’s safe to say that summer is officially here. And boy, do we love it. Summer gives us a chance to…

6 Bubbly Cocktails You Should Be Drinking This Weekend

Gather up your Sunday Brunch Squad. We’ve curated a list of our favorite fizzy cocktails, featuring three different types of bubbly: Champagne, Prosecco and Cava. Champagne French 75 (source: Bon Appétit) A…

Your Best Staycation Ever

Plane tickets are pricey, hotel beds are uncomfortable, cat sitters are expensive…The best way to beat that “I need a vacation from my vacation” feel is simple: stay home! Staycations are quickly…

10 Tips for Drinking Mindfully

Summer is in full-swing and our calendars are booked with patio parties, festivals and grill-outs. With so many exciting events and so little time, this got us thinking: How can we enjoy…

#Winesday: Keep it Cool

There’s nothing more refreshing than a cold glass of vino on a hot afternoon. If you find yourself reaching for a bottle that’s lukewarm on the counter…chillax! Check out our tips for…

Real Pairings for Real People

When thinking of food and wine pairings, your first thought is likely the age-old Champagne and Caviar or Cabernet Sauvignon and Strip Steak au Poivre. No? Good, because those certainly aren’t our…