How to Like Wine

Whether you're searching for an appropriate variety or just trying to fit in, there's a wine out there for you.

The popularity of wine in our society can’t be denied. From wine tastings and painting parties to slogans on t-shirts and signs, wine drinking has become not only a popular pastime, but also a lifestyle. In 2016 alone, 399 million cases of wine were shipped to the U.S. from both domestic and foreign producers, with sales totaling over 60 billion dollars. It may seem like everyone is jumping on the wine bandwagon. However, there are still many people out there who are just learning to like wine or dislike it for one reason or another. Reasons Why People Don’t Like …
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12 Best Food and Wine Festivals

12 Best Food and Wine Festivals

Not all food and wine festivals are created equal. The inspiration for wine festivals stemmed from celebrating the harvest of grapes – and we can trace the origin of these celebrations back to the Greek god of the grape harvest, Dionysus. But over time, they have evolved in various ways in different places all across the country. While some continue to celebrate in the fall, around the traditional time of harvest, others have started hosting in different seasons. While some focus on unique, regional wines, others have expanded to include an international portfolio of varieties. Many benefit tourism, while others …
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Corporate Wine Gifts

Showing your appreciation to clients and business partners doesn’t have to be complicated. With wine, you can deliver an elegant and thoughtful gift that’s sure to be a hit and can be personalized to the individual or company based on their preferences. At Marketview Liquor, we have plenty of options for corporate wine gifts that will delight your clients, while making the order and shipping process quick and easy for you! Why Wine as a Corporate Gift? Companies across the U.S. are opting for corporate wine gifts instead of more traditional items, like fruit baskets. There are a few reasons …
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Your Ultimate Guide to the Basics of Wine

Your Ultimate Guide to the Basics of Wine

If you’ve spent time on social media lately or have gone out with friends, wine has probably been a popular topic. With a rise in wineries in the United States — around 5% annually according to WineBusiness.com —sharing and talking about wine online, visiting wineries, enjoying wine-centered events and building memories that include wine have all become wildly popular pastimes. Perhaps you enjoy a glass here and there but you’re not quite sure how to decipher your actual taste in wine. Or maybe you’re unsure about how to make a purchase. What does “vintage” mean, anyway? What’s a table wine? …
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What is Rosé Wine? Fun facts About Our Favorite Pink Wine

What is Rose Wine? Fun Facts About Our Favorite Pink Wine

Rosé has been blowing up in popularity as of late — this often misunderstood and previously underappreciated pink wine has enjoyed mentions in rap songs and other media over the past few years. It’s even become something of an Instagram star and summertime staple thanks to its current status as a millennial fave. It’s affordable, refreshing and surprisingly sophisticated. Food-friendly and approachable, it’s just as good on its own as it is when paired with grilled meats – making it an easy choice especially in warm weather. Here is everything you need to know about how Rosé wine is made, …
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