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...

All pumpkin, all the time

I know I’m going against popular opinion here, but I don’t love pumpkin. I can appreciate the craft behind a homemade pumpkin pie, but for some reason I’ve never really enjoyed the taste of anything made with pumpkin. However, I realize I’m in the minority here, given...

Sliding Into Summer Wine Pairings

Summer is in full swing here in southeast Texas and, if it hasn’t gotten there yet where you’re at, it will be soon! When I think of summer, it’s all about hot days, sunshine, pool parties, outdoor concerts, and campfires. While we’re still adjusting to living with...

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...