It’s a hot day and you’re parched, so you grab a nice, refreshing white wine or sour beer and take a big swig. Immediately, the back of your jaw right underneath your ear tingles in an unpleasant, borderline-painful way. Then, two sips later, you’re completely fine and can drink with impunity. What’s the deal? First […]
It’s back-to-school season in America. For many of us, that means reconsidering life choices and that useless (but fulfilling?) liberal arts degree. Maybe studying something everyone loves would have been better — say, a degree in wine. Here are the top schools with wine programs in the U.S.
There’s something about being in a pool with a cold drink in hand that makes everything feel right with the world. There’s simply no better way to refresh both your body and soul than sipping on a cocktail, beer, or some rosé in the shallows of the cool water while sunshine beams down on you. […]
Some things we consume for sustenance, others for enjoyment. Beer is usually the latter, but for brewers who are surrounded by the stuff all day, every day, it can be easy to get beered out. Which draws the question: What do brewers drink when they’re not drinking beer? “Tea and coffee. I’m learning a lot about […]
This season on “The Bachelorette,” Rachel Lindsay is taking the finalists to the fantasy suite destination of our dreams: Rioja, Spain. According to Rachel, the Rioja region is the perfect place for falling in love, and honestly, we couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Rachel’s bachelorette journey in Rioja took her to wineries, villas, and […]
Chile’s geology and climate are perfect for making wine. With the ocean on one side and the Andes on the other, Chile’s vineyards get the benefit of salty winds and cooling airs, plus wide day-to-night fluctuations — perfect conditions for grape growing. And yet, up until the mid-’80s, the wine produced in Chile was by […]
Less than a week after an annual Gallup poll found that beer is the preferred alcoholic beverage for 40 percent of American drinkers, Wall Street downgraded the stock of Boston Beer Company and Constellation Brands because people aren’t drinking enough beer.
After a season full of mud wrestling, secret girlfriends, and a whole lot more “Whaboom!” than anyone truly bargained for, Rachel Lindsay is about to cross the finish line of her Bachelorette journey in the absolutely stunning locale of Rioja, Spain. Lucky for you, fellow Bachelorette fan, nobody knows wine AND entertaining better than VinePair.
It’s no secret that alcohol is a big part of popular music. Whether the songs are about drinking, partying, or just getting ready in the morning with a bottle of Jack Daniels, Top 40 songs often mention the artist’s favorite brand or type of alcohol. But just how much is it mentioned, and exactly what […]