April 22, 2019

Raise your glass, it’s Earth Day!

It was 49 years ago today that an estimated 20 million Americans attended the first Earth Day festivities across the nation. The event is credited with launching what has evolved into the modern environmental movement. Now, nearly 50 ye...

March 18, 2019

What’s one of the most enjoyable, well-balanced, complementary pairings you could bring together? Good wine and good friends. It’s a combo that never disappoints.

A DIY wine tasting is a great excuse (as if you need one) to invite your fellow wine lovers over for an eve...

February 11, 2019

So, Valentine’s Day … it’s time to play matchmaker.

Like bacon and eggs. Like mac and cheese. Like Hall and Oats. Chocolate and wine just go together, right? Uh, slow down there lover. Before you reach for that heart-shaped box of bonbons with one hand and a bottle of B...

January 14, 2019

I recently asked my friend Andrew, a long-time vegan, if he had a hard time seeking out vegan-friendly wines.

“Uh, vegan-friendly wine?”

The confusion is fair. I mean … wine, it’s just grapes, right?

Well, that’s not exactly the whole picture.

In order to make what’s in yo...

December 18, 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Tis the season for buying “just the right gift” for those family members or friends who are wine enthusiasts --

We have compiled a list of 10 items to consider that we think might just do the trick during the holidays.

1. Sparkling wine...

October 29, 2018

It’s that time of year when the bloggers, wine writers, and food writers compose their annual Thanksgiving posts or columns.

We are no different. But we will keep this short and sweet, and even give you a ‘new’  varietal we really think you should seek out for your big...

October 1, 2018

The times are a changin’ and so should your drink selection!

The temperature has dropped, leaves are changing colors and its getting darker earlier. Not only are the seasons changing but your drink selections should be changing as well.

Gone are the summer cocktails, whi...

September 10, 2018

Riesling is one of the most Noble of grapes (if not the most noble).  This cool climate grape is responsible for the driest of white wines to the sweetest of dessert offerings.

Grand examples of Riesling are produced in Germany, France, Austria, Australia and even here...

August 2, 2018

The warmest days of summer are here.  In the market currently are white wines from Portugal that are light bodied, crisp, fruity, low in alcohol and cheap.

These wines are meant to be kept in the ice of coolers; to be enjoyed on porches, decks or under shade trees durin...

July 11, 2018

Grüner Veltliner, affectionately known around the world as ‘GruVe’, is a must for your warm weather summertime wine list.

Grüner is a dry crisp white wine made almost exclusively in Austria.  With it’s high acidity and flavor profile of lemon, lime, grapefruit, cantalou...

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