Fall Wine Update

September 1st was the first day of meteorological fall and Saturday will be the first day of astronomical fall. No matter which way you look at it, fall is here and I couldn’t be more excited. This is my favorite season for so many reasons. I love the cold fronts coming through with that cool, dry breeze that makes you feel so alive. I love all of the desserts you make from the apples that are in season, and I love fall wines.

Happy Anniversary!

Saturday will be our 2 year anniversary and it is amazing how time has flown. It seems like it was just yesterday that we launched the website, but it also seems like we’ve been doing this forever. It never gets boring because it’s always so fun trying new wine and...

Upcoming Events with The Sugar Vine

Has it been too long since your last wine and dessert fix? We’ve got you covered! The Sugar Vine will be out and about a good bit the next few months, which means there are plenty of opportunities to get some delicious desserts to try with your favorite wine.

Back to School Gift Guide Update

It’s that time again! It’s August so everyone is gearing up to head back to school. For some people this is a welcome break from having kids at home; for others it’s the end of a relaxing summer. Whichever group you fall in, we’ve got some fun new gift ideas for your kids’ favorite teacher, your over 21 wine and dessert loving college student, or yourself.

Let’s Talk Wine: Acidity

Today I wanted to spend a little time talking about acidity in wine. It’s a word that gets thrown around a lot but when I was first starting out drinking wine I really didn’t know what it meant. I always just took people’s word for it that wine was high or low in acidity but didn’t understand how that affected its taste or how it paired with food. So if you feel this way but haven’t wanted to admit it to anyone, we’re going to clear things up today.

Marques de Murrieta Rioja

Who wants to go to Spain?! While it’s usually overshadowed by Italy and France, Spain is a major wine producing country with vineyards all around the country. Rioja is a region in north central Spain that specializes in producing Tempranillo. In Rioja, more than 75%...