Going out to dinner and enjoying a glass of wine or two is an awesome way to spice up the mundanity of a week or celebrate the weekend. Many restaurants, especially Italian restaurants like staff favorite In Vino, offer both a delicious variety of plates and wines. The problem is, while ordering food comes pretty […]
This Friday, we wanted to show you how to make a cocktail for Mother’s Day. We decided on the French75, an easy, gin and sparkling wine based cocktail that tastes springtime sweet and refreshing with brunch. However, after we bought our ingredients, we realized that in the chaos of moving, all of our cocktail equipment […]
Today was moving day for VinePair, so a lot of us worked from home. One benefit of working from the comfort of your apartment is being able to drink wine (even though we do that in the office, too). So we brought out a delicious bottle of white to enjoy on this lovely Friday, but […]
Our Friday went from calm to raucous in under a minute. Why? because the folks at Nipyata sent us (you guessed it) a piñata filled with nips of alcohol. The premise of Nipyata is pretty simple, the company takes a piñata, fills it with booze, and ships it off to you, along with the requisite blindfold and […]
Fancy cheese is all fine and well, but this Friday, we decided to grab some Boursin spreadable cheese from our local bodega to pair with a bottle of Le Petit Coquerel Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley. Instead of pouring a glass in our usual office setting, we decided to head over to the park to […]
This Friday, we treated ourselves to a box of warm, sugar-dripping donuts. While donuts are typically an accompaniment to coffee, the end of the week calls for something a little bit stronger. We were in a whiskey kind of mood, so we grabbed a bottle of Tap 357 Maple Whisky, which is traditional Canadian whisky […]
One of the things we believe in here at VinePair is that you can pair wine with anything. So with Easter around the corner, we decided to challenge ourselves to find two wines that cut nicely through the intense sugary flavor of both Peeps and Cadbury Creme Eggs.
Fast Food & Fine Wine #3: Taco Bell Crunchwraps with Chateau Montelena Having trouble with the embedded video? Watch it on YouTube! It had been a long time since I’d had Taco Bell, but ever since we began the VinePair Fast Food & Fine Wine segment, I knew it was only a matter of time […]
Fast Food & Fine Wine #1: Papa John’s Fritos Chili Pizza and 2006 Mocali Brunello di Montalcino Riserva The draw to try Papa John’s Fritos Chili Pizza started early this fall. Every Sunday the TV would come alive with the alluring commercials for this insane mashup.