2017 is rolling in fresh and clean. Like every new year, this one brings with it that powerful urge to be off with the old trends and on with the new. What will this year bring for the wine industry? A look back over some recent trends may give us an idea. The 1990s brought us […]
Seafood towers are one of the most decadent and eye-popping items you can choose off a restaurant menu– so why not bring this luxury dish home with this DIY Build Your Own Shellfish Tower tutorial? Seafood towers are ideal for date nights, dinner parties, and hangouts with friends. Better yet, making one at home is […]
Fist-pumping, sweaty dudes, and music that thumps inside your chest are all there is to Ibiza, right? Very wrong (thankfully!). While the party scene is certainly raging, there’s much more to Ibiza than just the wild nights. With quaint bakeries, endless markets, and some of the most stunning beaches in the world, there’s truly something in […]
In certain circles, sherry is having a comeback. But even though it’s becoming a hot ingredient in cocktails and for sipping, many still don’t know the pleasures of this awesome wine. While many people who think of sherry often think of the sweet variety that’s consumed at the end of the meal, it’s the dry […]
Garnacha, or Grenache as they say in France, is finding its way onto more and more people’s tables, and well it should. It often delivers both the fruit-forward, acidity-driven notes people crave, along with those subtle, mouth-drying tannins. And it’s hard not to love the Garnacha coming out of Spain. Not only is it insanely […]
Grenache is that overlooked friend you always under appreciate. You know the one: You always forget about them until you bump into them at a party, but when you do, you have a great time. But today, overlook that friend no more, because it’s International Grenache Day. Whether you drink wines in which Grenache plays […]
A cocktail made with red wine and soda may sound unique to most, but in Spain, it’s basically the national drink. Learn how to make one of these delicious, session-able cocktails by watching the video above!
There exists an Iberian grape variety, perhaps the only white grape from this peninsula to achieve “classic” status around the world. Perhaps you know it as Albariño, the lively white grape from Rías Baixas, a northwestern Spanish region that more resembles the coast of Ireland than it does the land of bull fighting and flamenco.
It looks like a cross between a decanter, a magic lamp, and a classy beer bong, but in actuality, the Spanish porrón is your new favorite way to drink wine. Head outside with some chilled Txakoli and 15 of your closest friends because wine glasses are not required for the summer’s most fun – and […]