Despite what Instagram and Twitter trends might have you think, the holidays aren’t the only time for magnums of Champagne or three-liter bottles of Pinot Noir. While the holidays provide an easy excuse for buying wine in excessively large bottles, so do Tuesdays, book clubs, and dinners all year long.
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Yoga and wine — it’s a trend we can all get behind. As vineyards are becoming one with their chakras and conducting yoga classes followed by wine tastings, it’s important to go into these classes with some pairings in mind. Let’s unite our wines, bodies, and spirits together. Mountain Pose – Merlot What’s yoga without morphing […]
Pairing wine and beer with food is an art. Bringing together similar and complementary tastes, finding local ingredients to match where the grapes were grown, and coordinating the weight of the beer to the weight of your food is no small task. It might as well be magic. But when it comes to choosing whether beer […]
When it comes to breakfast food, toast has undergone a serious transformation. From buttered and boring to interestingly insightful, we’re seeing all sorts of sweet and savory concoctions coming up using our staple breakfast carbohydrate. In fact, the recipes are so versatile, we’re eating them around the clock. We’ve paired eight creatively crunchy concoctions with […]
You may have heard the term ”natural wine” floating around. It’s not a new trend, though it seems to be getting more and more entrenched in mainstream wine-drinking culture. So we thought we’d break it down for you. Since the green movement of the late ’90s, we have gone through a few phases in wine. […]
An Italian accent, a suit, and a Tommy gun — it’s the classic stereotype of the classic Prohibition bootlegger that’s been glorified in popular culture for decades. But there was actually another, larger group of people who had more influence on where people got their illegal drinks: the Jews. It’s impossible to know the exact number of […]
Another year, another set of New Year’s resolutions (also known as a set of promises that we’ll vehemently make on January 1, only to be forgotten before February rolls around). Atop most of these lists is the annual vow to lose weight, which usually coincides with the immediate nixing of any and all booze. It’s […]
Want to learn more about wine in the New Year but don’t know where to start? Forget about diets, exercise, and all of the other generic resolutions. Get your drink on, educationally, of course. We’ve compiled a list of seven different ways to broaden your wine knowledge this upcoming year that won’t cost you an […]