Winter Articles

Lucky Foods for the New Year

We all know the “proper” drink for New Year’s is champagne- a toast at midnight and then mimosas for brunch. What you eat for New Year’s is also important. Different cultures around the world have traditions surrounding foods to eat on New Year’s Day for health and...

Christmas Candy & Wine Pairing

Christmas candy is EVERYWHERE right now!!! Marshmallow santas, chocolate Santas, Reese’s trees, popcorn balls, peppermint bark, toffee, and more is everywhere you look. If you were planning on eating healthy this month, you should probably forget about it and grab...

How to Give the Gift of Wine

Wine is the perfect gift for almost any occasion. Going to a party? Wine. Best friend’s birthday? Wine. Gift exchange? Wine. Father-in-law? Wine. Need I go on? The problem is, giving wine can be stressful if you’re not 100% sure of the recipient’s preferences. Some...

Pink, roses, chocolate, and wine, oh my!

Just in case you haven’t gotten the message from the flower tents at the grocery store, the big chocolate and wine displays, the advertisements on TV, and all of the other not-so-subtle hints: Valentine’s Day is on February 14th EVERY. SINGLE. YEAR. But I get it. This...
Make Your Winter a Little Warmer

Make Your Winter a Little Warmer

As the nights turn colder, we start craving warm, comforting foods and drinks- hot lava cake, warm apple pie, cider, hot cocoa, and mulled wine. Mulled wine is a classic, hot spiced wine made around the holidays (or anytime someone needs something warm and...

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Ringing in the New Year with Champagne

Ringing in the New Year with Champagne

Champagne. It is synonymous with New Year’s Eve, celebrations, and joy. In honor of the upcoming New Year, here are 10 fun facts about the bubbly beverage. Champagne develops bubbles during fermentation after it is bottled. Before climate controlled cellars were...

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A Childhood Tradition Grows Up

A Childhood Tradition Grows Up

One of my favorite childhood memories is making Christmas cookies. It was an annual tradition and we had a set menu: chocolate crinkles, cut-outs, snickerdoodles, snowballs, and probably a few others I'm forgetting. We also made fudge and divinity if it wasn't too...

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Don’t Break The Bank

Don’t Break The Bank

December is expensive for many people. Between gifts, parties, shows, going out for New Year's, and anything else everyday life throws at you, your wallet may be hurting a bit by the time you hit January. It seems like everything that makes December fun and exciting...

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