With New Year’s Eve almost here it’s time to start thinking about resolutions. If you need to get in shape, obviously the gym will be on your mind.
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On a cold and rainy Saturday a few weeks ago, we convened ten VinePair readers in a SoHo loft with one mission, help us select the best sparkling wines for the holiday season.
Sparkling wine is the perfect pairing at this time of year. Drink it as an aperitif, pair it with dinner, or with dessert. It goes with everything, and you’ll look elegant drinking it. There are a LOT of different kinds of bubbly out there – from just about every winegrowing country in the world – […]
Looks like there are more than a few procrastinators on 14th Street. The scene in front of Trader Joe’s at 2:00 PM on Dec 31st, 2013 (the line kept going in the other direction): We lost count after 100 people and headed into Joe’s for a slice. Those waiting on line?
We took a little trip down memory lane for a glimpse at New Year’s Eve celebrations through the decades. The styles may change, and the settings may differ, but there’s one very important variable that’s consistent over the past hundred years: wine is crucial for a New Year’s Eve toast. This has been a particularly […]
I love Champagne, but let’s all be honest, Champagne is expensive, so sometimes it’s fun to go with geekier and more affordable choices. Here are my four recommendations for a geeky New Year’s Eve. Crémant de Bourgogne: Basically the bubbly of Burgundy. There’s all kinds of good news with these beautiful bottles. Starting at $20 […]
While it’s important to have the perfect bubbly accessories for New Year’s Eve, your party wouldn’t be complete without some additional gear to keep the festivities feeling top notch. Obviously, you need a few great appetizers, but we also found a great decanter (we didn’t want your other booze to be too jealous of your […]
What New Year’s Eve party would be complete without a little bubbly? While we at VinePair don’t believe that you need a specific glass for a specific kind of wine, we sure do think it’s fun to buy interesting glassware—especially for a celebration. The classic Champagne flute is perfectly suitable for your sparkling wine, but […]