In recent years, it’s been impossible to get through a summer without someone bringing up the topic of chilled red wines. While it may feel like breaking the time-honored tradition of cold whites and warm reds, drinking red wine chilled can be a fun and refreshing way to explore and integrate these wines into the […]
Who doesn’t dream of taking an Italian getaway in the summertime? Days strolling through the piazza, evenings spent with a glass al fresco, and sunsets over the vineyards – it’s enough to start Googling “last minute flights to Florence.” But those who can’t live out their Under the Tuscan Sun fantasies can still have an […]
When it comes to learning about wine, it’s the amount of minutiae that sucks out all the fun. Regions, subregions, crus, vineyards, producers, grapes — it can make our favorite beverage downright impossible to understand. In the grand scheme of things, the wines of the Napa Valley seem fairly straightforward; the region is all about […]
In a “yes way, rosé” world, it isn’t surprising that last summer’s most Instagrammed alcoholic beverage was the bluntly named White Girl Rosé, a collaboration between social media personalities The Fat Jew and Babe Walker.
Uncorking a bottle of wine. In theory, it should be a simple task, but in reality it can be one of a wine lover’s biggest headaches. If you consider yourself a world-class cork breaker, help is within reach. With a few simple tools and tricks, broken corks will soon be a thing of the past. […]
It looks like a cross between a decanter, a magic lamp, and a classy beer bong, but in actuality, the Spanish porrón is your new favorite way to drink wine. Head outside with some chilled Txakoli and 15 of your closest friends because wine glasses are not required for the summer’s most fun – and […]
It’s the picture of summer: the sun is out, shades are on, barbecue is sizzling, and it’s time to stretch out in the lounge chair with a refreshing glass of…red wine? The warm weather months can be tough on red wine lovers, who might not be able to stomach a glass of their favorite rich […]
Ask any sommelier which wines they’re kicking back with off the clock and it’s a safe bet that cru Beaujolais is on that list. Recently, the region of Beaujolais has begun to crawl out from under the poor reputation imposed on it by the Thanksgiving mainstay Beaujolais Nouveau.
The origins of Valentine’s Day as a romantic holiday are debatable, but here’s a solid theory: whether single or coupled up, by February 14th, everyone needs a good love story. February is the shortest month of the year, but it’s also filled with dark days and frigid, face-numbing cold. Fluffy snow is now dirty slush, and […]