Beaujolais Nouveau Day is a worldwide marketing phenomenon, largely dreamed up by French wine merchant George Duboeuf in the early 1970s. You can read the full story of how the day came to be, but if you’re here, you probably have a good idea what Beaujolais Nouveau Day is.
Thanksgiving, the holiday of food, football and, of course, family. And while we love the food part — who doesn’t love the one opportunity a year when gorging yourself is actually encouraged — the only thing we get nervous about is the part that includes family.
We asked VinePair readers to answer twenty “tough questions for wine lovers” in early November. These are the results of the first 100,000 answers to those questions! Some of the answers to the questions are…surprising. Let’s just say that your collective dedication to wine is impressive. Want to take the quiz yourself? Submit your own answers now.
The wine in your fridge is starting to take up a bit more space than you’d like, causing you to choose whether you store your red wine, or a carton of milk, and you’ve realized it’s time to give the wine its own home – that’s right, you’re in the market for a wine fridge.
It’s the 11th hour and you still don’t have a Halloween costume. Don’t worry, we’ve been there before too – a few too many times, in fact. But since you love to drink wine, why not incorporate vino into your costume? We all know you’re already going to be drinking it with your Halloween candy […]
We’re big fans of spy movies here at VinePair, so when a spy-themed speakeasy opened steps away from our offices in the East Village of NYC, we knew we had to check it out. Called Dead Drop, you enter the bar via a staircase into the basement of the restaurant North River, where you’re greeted […]
We’re suckers for ink. While none of the full-time members of VinePair currently have any tattoos – at least none that we know of – we love how beautiful they can look on other people. While years ago, tattoos might have been rare to find among wine lovers, they now seem to be everywhere, with […]
We all remember a time when Halloween was fun, when we dressed up in costumes, headed to parties and danced the night away, only to wake up the next morning still dressed as Darth Vader or Princess Leah, with a slight hangover but great memories. But now you’re a real adult, with responsibilities, and some […]
When it comes to wine decanters you can let form or function be your guide. A decanter’s job is simple — expose wine to oxygen, which allows the wine to open up. As we wrote in our Wine 101 guide to decanting wine, the vessel you use is less important than the simple act of decanting; in […]