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4 Easy and Versatile Wine Cocktails to Spice up Your Night

4 Easy and Versatile Wine Cocktails to Spice up Your Night

I know this may sound crazy, but every so often you may want to mix up your wine routine. You can try some new varietals, which is always fun, or you can spice up the wines you have on your rack by making cocktails. We love wine cocktails because 1) they have wine in...

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Spring Flavor Update- Lemon Desserts with Zesty Whites

Spring Flavor Update- Lemon Desserts with Zesty Whites

In my family, when it’s your birthday you get to pick the cake flavor. For years when I was a kid, all I wanted was lemon cake with lemon frosting. I don’t know where that came from, but that’s what I wanted and by golly, that’s what I got, even though no one else in...

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5 Accessories Every Wine Drinker Needs

5 Accessories Every Wine Drinker Needs

A walk around any wine store or a few minutes browsing the internet will reveal hundreds, thousands, of wine accessories. There are endless varieties of glasses, wine storage, corkscrews, chillers, preservers, and more. It’s easy to get tempted to buy everything in...

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How to Tell if your Wine is Bad- 4 Common Faults

How to Tell if your Wine is Bad- 4 Common Faults

Recently I opened a 10 year old Burgundy that I had heard great things about. I was so excited to try it. I poured a glass, gave it a nice swirl, stuck my nose in it, and took a deep inhale. Then I pulled back choking because all I could smell was vinegar. I decided...

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I Have to Make a (Wine) Confession

I Have to Make a (Wine) Confession

You know how I always encourage you to try new things and be open-minded toward varietals, whether they’re new or you haven’t tried them in awhile? I have a confession to make. I don’t like Chardonnay. I have a severe mental block when it comes to the grape and I...

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The In-Between Wines of Spring

The In-Between Wines of Spring

Happy spring! I love this time of year because it’s all about rebirth, freshness, and growth. Everything seems new and full of potential. The downside of this time of year is that everything is still pretty in-between. It’s not totally warm or cold; it’s somewhere...

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Wine & Your Health

Wine & Your Health

Is wine healthy? Google that question and you will find thousands of results arguing wine’s health benefits, including being a good source of antioxidants, improving cognitive abilities, making you live longer, reducing belly fat, and more. We’re going to take a look...

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