It started to rain here in New York right around lunchtime yesterday, and when that happens most people turn to Seamless. I always have a pang of guilt about sending a delivery person outside during a heavy downpour. But it seems to be a good deal for them – as demand rises, they’re hopefully warmed by additional tips, […]
Rhone style blends are one of the most accessible and crowd pleasing styles of red wine. Usually comprising a mix of Grenache, Syrah and Mouvedre – also known affectionately as a GSM blend – the blend has taken off not just in France, but in regions around the world, including the US.
Next week finally marks the start of college football, and soon after that, pro, and that means one thing: tailgating season has finally arrived. Being outdoors in the fall is one of the most spectacular experiences. Everything is starting to cool off and white wines that are simply refreshing, but also have a bit of […]
Viognier is one of the most celebrated Rhone Varietals, creating a wine that is floral and smooth and ideal for seafood. But we don’t see it as often as we should on the American table.
I am going to go out on a limb here and say that starting in August and into the fall is the best time of the year for grilling. Sure, August is hot, but as we approach Labor Day and the weather starts to cool, there’s no better place to be than outside with friends, cooking […]
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, Sauvignon Blanc is an ideal summer wine. Light, refreshing and downright quaffable, it’s the wine you want to have on hand whenever you’re outside. Yep, it’s summer in a glass. And with the last month of summer sadly upon us, we wanted to share one of […]
Greece hasn’t had a very good summer. Even with Greece not exiting the Euro, there is still a long way to go to rebuild and strengthen the country’s economy. One of the main ways the country can do that is by exporting more of their goods across the globe, but that is much harder than […]
As a reader of VinePair, you know we’re fans of white Bordeaux. A wine that too often flies under the radar, white Bordeaux is an excellent choice for the summer, especially if you enjoy Sauvignon Blanc. But even though Bordeaux is the birthplace of Sauvignon Blanc, it often gets ignored in favor of regions such as […]
Pinot Grigio can be extremely polarizing. While popular with some drinkers, it is anything but with others. Those who don’t enjoy Pinot Grigio usually throw barbs at the wine that include calling it “simple,” “basic,” and “plain.” And the truth is, a lot of Pinot Grigio can be that way – just a sharp refreshing […]