Tasting Thursday: Grenache

Grenache, Garnacha, Côtes-du-Rhône…Help! Raise your hand if you need a glass, okay let’s be real, a bottle of wine after this week? Tasting Thursday’s got your back! This week we’re talking about the grenache grape with 2 European wines, a French 2018 Dames de Bonpas Côtes-du-Rhône Villages Plan de Dieu and a Spanish 2017 ProyectoContinue reading “Tasting Thursday: Grenache”

Mulled Wine Recipe

Your New Favorite Winter Wine Cocktail I’m still feeling festive over here, and the cold weather is just getting started. Warm yourself up with some mulled wine! If you love red wine and apple cider, this will be your new favorite winter drink.⁠ I first tried mulled wine at a Christmas market in Paris atContinue reading “Mulled Wine Recipe”

How to Buy Wine with Confidence

Picking Past the Pretty Label Alright fam, we know how to taste wine & order it at a restaurant now, but how on earth are you supposed to figure out what wine to buy at the store without getting overwhelmed by all the options and aisles? As you’re new to wine and learning what youContinue reading “How to Buy Wine with Confidence”

National Sangria Day + Winter Sangria Recipe

Prep for Christmas with Sangria December 20th is National Sangria Day, and over here I started the celebrations a little early to make sure all of you are prepared! Sangria is one of my favorite wine cocktails, and so I’ve made a winter-appropriate red wine sangria to share. ⁠⁠ Sangria can be a little allContinue reading “National Sangria Day + Winter Sangria Recipe”

How to Order Wine at a Restaurant

Conquering the Wine List Raise your hand if you’ve been out to dinner with friends or clients and had no idea where to start when the waiter handed you the wine list? I’ve been there. The wine list can be intimidating at first, especially if it’s more than a page, but with these tips you’llContinue reading “How to Order Wine at a Restaurant”

Gifts for Wine Lovers

Basics and Beyond for the Wino in Your Life Holiday music is playing in all the stores, decorations are up, the weather’s getting chilly…which means the time for stressing about what to get your loved ones is also here. The list below includes 50+ ideas curated to help you find the perfect gift for yourContinue reading “Gifts for Wine Lovers”

Wine Tasting 101: 4 Simple Steps

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Wine So you’ve been drinking wine for a little while now, and you’re starting to get curious about it more and more. How do you taste wine as you hear people talk about? Maybe you’re starting to notice a difference in the wines you’re drinking but have no ideaContinue reading “Wine Tasting 101: 4 Simple Steps”