Tag: wine

The Comprehensive Guide to Opening a Bottle of Wine

I swear, every time I go to someone’s house for drinks there’s always a different type of corkscrew being used. How many types of corkscrew are there in the world? How do…

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…

#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.…

#Winesday: Zinfandel

Odds are you’ve heard of Zinfandel, often affectionately called Zin. Zinfandel sounds like a cool wine, right? It sounds like the kind of drink you should have in your glass at a…

How to Repurpose Your Wine Bottles

Now we know you don’t need an excuse to drink more wine, but there are plenty of cute and crafty ways for you to repurpose your old bottles once you’ve finished them.…

Your Best Wines According to Your Zodiac Sign

We’re just as guilty as the next person for checking up on our horoscope sign every now and then. Who doesn’t want to hear that the stars have finally aligned and their…

Your new go-to guide for wine & cheese pairings

While there certainly are a few wine and cheese pairings that have stood the test of time, most of the fun that comes from pairing wines and cheeses comes from the experimentation.…

Wine & Wings: A Pairing Guide

No matter if you crank up the heat or opt for the mild version, chicken wings are one of the most American foods out there (aside from burgers and brats of course).…