Tag: Wine terms

Proper Wine Tasting Order: The Breakdown

Ever wanted to host a wine tasting but didn’t know where to start? We feel you. Sometimes we like to call sipping from a bottle on our couch in sweatpants a ‘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…

Here’s the Right Way to Hold Your Wine Glass

We’ve all been there. It’s Friday and you’re out to eat with some of your friend’s friends who you’re trying to impress. They’re talking about how culturally aware they are after their…

#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…

How a Winged-Aphid Changed Wine Forever

Last weekend I went over to a friend’s house for a bonfire. A very Wisconsin thing to do, I know, but we only get summer for maybe two months every year. It’s…

What We’re Consuming: The Vesper

The name’s Blanc, Lillet Blanc. The Vesper is a great cocktail for someone who wants to serve a creative classic. A classic Vesper uses gin, vodka, and Lillet Blanc. It’s rather strong,…
rose lineup

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…

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…