When looking over an unfamiliar wine list or browsing the aisles of a shop, trying to find a wine that is as sweet or dry as you like can often be difficult. The grape variety itself is one you may not haven’t encountered before. The wine may also be from the Old World, with a […]
What happens when St. Patrick’s day falls on a weekday? When it’s a weekend, you know where people are headed, but after a long day of work, were people across the country really heading out to the bar for their requisite Guinness or were they heading to each other’s homes instead? It turns out, many […]
We all have those special bars that we just love, but some bars are not only special to us, they’re incredible no matter who you are. These are bars that are worth seeking out, if only to enjoy just one pint. The experience and the journey is worth it. Here are 11 of those such […]
Cold weather is always the best weather for soup. Not only is it delicious, but it often feels like if it weren’t for soup on some of the coldest days, we’d never be able to get completely warm. But what about on those days when it’s just so cold that even a huge bowl of […]
The 2015 Oscars are only a few days away, which has us thinking about Academy Award-themed drinking games. For the record, we’ll be pouring ourselves a glass of wine every time a Best Picture nominee is mentioned that is not The Lego Movie.
As American consumers we’re perhaps more familiar with France’s wines than those of any other country. This is changing, as exports from around the world arrive on American shelves, and of course as American wine continues its decades-long evolution in quality and variety. For many of us French wine means Bordeaux, Burgundy, and of course […]
Throughout the Super Bowl you’re going to see a lot of ads for ”big beer,” basically the beers that represent the majority of what we Americans drink day in and day out. But sometimes upgrading your beer selection not only provides a nice change of pace, but helps expand your horizons to what else is […]
Every wine drinker desires to discover wines that deliver more for their money. Even for high-end collectors, the thought of finding an elusive bottle that others do not realize is valuable is part of the thrill of collecting in the first place. Yet when it comes to the mainstream wine regions of the world, it […]
As the east coast braces for what is predicted to be one of the worst blizzards in recent memory, it’s nice to remember what else comes with these types of storms, and that’s winter beauty. And what’s more beautiful than a wedding…at a winery. A little digging revealed these lovely moments, we only wish we […]
Of all the Cabernet Sauvignons with cult followings that are made in California’s Napa Valley, it often appears none is more famous than Screaming Eagle. The wine consistently receives rave reviews from critics, and it is often the most sought-after wine made in America.