Happy Thanksgiving!!!

I am overwhelmed with gratitude this year for all of the many blessings in my life. At the top of my grateful list is the opportunity to share my love for dessert and wine with others. This may sound simple, and even a little trivial, but there is so much wrapped up...

It’s Cocktail Hour!

I know this may sound crazy, but every so often you’ll discover someone who doesn’t like wine. You have two choices at this point: 1) Run away and never speak to them again, or 2) Convert them. You can go whichever way you choose but I prefer the second option. A...

Time to Think about Turkey

Happy Halloween! Are you trick or treating, handing out candy, or hanging out drinking wine and eating candy tonight? I’m multitasking and doing the 2nd and third options. If you need some ideas, check out this handy pairing graphic from Traveling Vineyard. Now,...

The Science Behind a Classic Pairing

Wine and cheese. It’s a classic pairing, like peanut butter and jelly but better. You may have had a cheese plate with a wine flight a dozen times, but do you know why your taste buds are so happy when you do? If you’re not curious now, stop reading. Grab a cheese...

The Sugar Vine’s Store is Here!!!

Hello, hello, hello! How’s the weather where you’re at? Here in Houston we just had our first cool front come through this week and, while it’s not cold by any stretch of the imagination, the temperature is FINALLY under 90 degrees! So I’m a happy camper. I’m also...