Tag: Wine Quotes

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…

6 Tips for Celebrating National Wine Day

It’s almost our favorite day of the year! May 25th is National Wine Day (not to be confused with February 18th – National Drink Wine Day. Apparently we weren’t the only ones…

#Winesday: Wine a Little, Laugh a Lot

August 16th is National Tell a Joke Day! If there’s anything we love more than having a glass of wine, it’s having a good laugh. Enjoy some of the Bright Cellars team’s…

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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…

Est! Est!! Est!!! di Montefiascone

Dinner  is served: you’re dining al fresco on the terrazza of a centuries-old villa. Panoramic views of the gentle rolling hills, golden from the setting sun give way to a brilliant blue…

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…
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Drink Like the Spanish Do: The Kalimotxo

Surely you’ve heard of a little festival in Spain called San Fermín. A 427-year-old celebration of Basque culture, San Fermín attracts thousands of people to the small Spanish town of Pamplona. If…

Ancient Gods Who Liked to Party

Surprising to none, wine is not a new fad. Sure, Cleopatra and Abraham Lincoln probably weren’t sipping rosé with their baes or arguing with their squads about which Red Blend is the…

Wine Labels: A Designer’s Process

We’ve all been there. You’re walking down the wine aisle, intimidated and not sure what to get. You may know whether you prefer reds or whites, but beyond that, you’re pretty open…

#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…