One of our 34 drinking resolutions for 2015 is to put together a solid home bar. If your personal bar is lacking, this infographic will help you level up your cocktail game. We’ve listed the basic spirits, mixers, barware and glassware that every home bar should have.
The new year brings new wine, new trends, and the newest release of our look at who is shaping America’s wine culture. If you haven’t seen the previous editions of this project, The Wine Web Power Index is our attempt to objectively identify and measure the influence of the people who play a large role in determining […]
While we as American wine consumers are intimately familiar with at least some Italian wines — Chianti has been popular for decades — the country’s scores of other wines can be downright baffling. While Italy has done a lot to modernize (and simplify) in recent decades, to the non-enthusiast wine drinker, Italian wines outside of the […]
We all remember the days leading up to Christmas, baking cookies with our parents to leave for Santa, while stealing a few for ourselves, all in the hopes that those cookies would ”sweeten the pot” and that gift we truly wanted would be left under the tree. When we’d wake up in the morning, the […]
One drink and one drink alone embodies the holiday season in a warm glass, and that drink is not eggnog, it’s mulled wine. No other drink says winter and its flavors are finally here quite like it, plus both the alcohol and the warm temperature of the beverage are just what you need to get […]
The average man or woman who decides to brave the wilds of America’s malls and big-box parking lots on Black Friday will find themselves as close as they’ll ever come to a Medieval battlefield. Like their ancestors they would be wise to fortify themselves with drink (or they could just stay at home with their families). With those shopping mall horrors in […]
Wine events are popular and it’s no wonder, they’re great chances to learn about wine in a relaxed and casual atmosphere, plus you get to try so many different types of wine! But we wanted to dig a bit deeper.
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.