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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A Wine for Every Season: The Ultimate Pairing Guide

Seasonal Wine Guide: Everything You Should Know If you’re new to the world of wine, trying to find what fits your taste or have been a fan of all things wine for some time, you’ve probably noticed certain wines just seem to taste better at certain times of the year and around specific celebrations. While we believe every season is wine season, certain wines pair better with specific seasons and celebrations. Grape seasons and growing times vary, as do the dishes we eat at various times of the year. While your favorite wines might taste great regardless of what’s happening …
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Ultimate Pairing Guide: Chapter 2

Chapter 2: Spring Wines As the birds start to chirp, and blooms start to appear everywhere, you might wonder where to start in your wine search. Don’t worry. We have you covered! Wines for Spring: Time to Try Something New When you think of spring, what comes to mind? To many, the season represents a time of renewal and new beginnings. Therefore, appropriate spring wines will be light, refreshing and pleasant to sip while enjoying the overall newness of the season. The excitement of warmer weather makes it an excellent time to experiment and try new wines if you’re feeling …
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Ultimate Pairing Guide: Chapter 3

Chapter 3: Summer Wines The days are longer, the temperatures are warmer, and you’re gearing up the grill to awaken from its winter dormancy. There’s only one question left — what wines pair best with all the foods and events that make up summer? From crisp reds to rich rosés to white wines so nuanced and juicy, they taste like fresh-squeezed summer fruit, we’ve got your guide to the best summer wines and wine cocktails. If you’re hungry, we’ve got summer food-wine pairings, too, ensuring your palate never strays far from the ultimate summer wine experience. Guiding Rules for Drinking Wine …
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