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5 Surprising Places Making Great Sparkling Wine

5 Surprising Places Making Great Sparkling Wine

What’s better than wine? Wine with bubbles, of course! The sparkling wine trend is booming. In 2015, Americans consumed over 21 million cases of wine, according to the Wine Institute. For winemakers, this means two things: First of all, there’s a much bigger reward in focusing on producing excellent sparkling wine, since consumers are clamoring […]

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How to Drink Like a Local in Cologne, Germany

How to Drink Like a Local in Cologne, Germany

Wilkommen in Deutschland, home of bratwurst, Oktoberfest, and above all, the greatest beers in the world. This week, we’re looking to Cologne, Germany’s fourth-largest city and the beer-drinking capital of the world. Home to more than 10 million people, Cologne is a cultural hub in Germany; the city boasts over 30 museums, hundreds of galleries, and an […]

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Pairing White Wine With Thanksgiving Dinner [Video]

Pairing White Wine With Thanksgiving Dinner [Video]

Wine and Thanksgiving is the perfect combination and while you might instinctively think your go-to bottle should be of the red variety, white wine – especially German Riesling – is actually a perfect accompaniment to the entire Thanksgiving meal. Watch the video above and learn all about how to expertly pair white wine with every […]

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There Are Wine Queens In Germany. One Of Them’s A Man.

There Are Wine Queens In Germany. One Of Them’s A Man.

Maybe the most interesting thing about Germany’s annual tradition of appointing a “Wine Queen” is the fact that it’s not even the weirdest kind of queen the country appoints. Every spring, various German towns hold an asparagus festival, electing their own regional Asparagus Queens. Not everyone’s a fan of asparagus, but a Wine Queen we […]

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