Some of us like to combine our pleasures, while others like to keep them separate. Regardless, here’s a humorous exploration of the effects of each one of these substances as compared to one another.
Let’s face it, America loves pie, and we really love it on Thanksgiving. The meal just wouldn’t be complete without a cornucopia of pies on which to gorge ourselves. And you know what else America loves? Wine. Thankfully, the two go very well together. Here is the perfect wine pairing for 11 of America’s favorite […]
Oxygen and wine have long been frenemies — just a small amount of oxygen helps a wine age and develop, but too much and a wine will quickly turn to vinegar. The cork is the bottle’s ultimate protector as a wine ages, letting just enough air in, while keeping most of it out.
Halloween is so close that it’s basically at the door already begging for candy. Yet, procrastination has taken over once again and now it’s time to decide whether you should go out to a bar and party this Halloween, or stay in and watch some spooky movies.
There was a time when imported beer was a novelty in America. That changed in the 1980s, with Heineken leading the way among brands positioning themselves as an upscale alternative to a domestic market that was basically nothing but watery macro brews. As craft beer began its relentless, still accelerating rise on the domestic side […]
When we buy wine for parties, we buy multiple bottles—a couple of reds, a couple of whites. But what if you could buy four bottles in one? Or what if you did something really awesome, and a regular-size bottle just seems insulting? What if you have a yacht to christen this weekend?
Buffalo wings are one of the hardest foods to pair with wine, for reasons that range from the heavy doses of spice to thick, sticky sauces. While you can always go for a beer, like a light macro lager or a crisp pilsner, sometimes you want wine with your wings. Thankfully for you, we put together this handy […]
While all types of alcohol have calories, the story is different when it comes to carbs. The range here is wide — all the way from absolutely no carbs, to a practical plate of pasta in your glass. By the way, if you’re interested in calories, check out our infographics of the calories in 50 […]
While most Americans rightfully associate Germany with its wonderful beer, you might be surprised to learn that the country is the world’s tenth largest producer of wine. Given how much wine Germany produces, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there’s much more to German wine than the sweet Rieslings (Blue Nun anyone?) American wine consumers often […]
At VinePair we always encourage you to drink what you like, and we certainly hope that you’re drinking what you’re drinking because you know, you actually like it – not just to get drunk. That said, we’ve all made poor decisions in our lives…and some of them have involved alcohol. All bad decisions have consequences, […]