Wine Blog

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Wines for Hanukkah
Put on your yarmulke, it’s time for Hanukkah! Well, almost, but it is time to start preparing for your Hanukkah celebrations, and that means getting your wines now.  The best part of any Hanukkah party is the absurd amounts of delicious, wonderful foods, and they deserve to shine as brightly as the candles in your - Read More

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The Margaret River Region, Western Australia
Continuing with our exploration of the great state and country of Australia, we are on to the western part of the nation. The Margaret River region is a major geographical region in has only been involved in wine production for about 50 years. It sits in the farthest west area of Australia, an isolated part - Read More

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

The Barossa Valley, South Australia
What do we really know about the wine regions of Australia? We’ve all heard the whispers in recent decades of their gorgeous wines and of course, sampled some of the viticultural beauties this country produces. But what do we truly know about the regions themselves? Let’s start with South Australia, specifically the Barossa Valley. The - Read More

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Thanksgiving 2019: The Wines You Should Bring
   Thanksgiving: the holiday where you eat dinner at lunchtime so you can eat dinner again at dinner time.  It may not have the greatest origins but the traditions of Thanksgiving have become a truly treasured part of American culture. Every family has their own recipes that they claim are “the best” and the people - Read More

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Wine Infused Chocolate: Best of Both Worlds
Wine and chocolate have been in a very healthy, longstanding relationship for centuries. They’re similar in many ways- made from a fruit, combined with other natural ingredients to take new forms, and revered all around the world. Every country that produces them has their own take, and we’ve turned them both into an obsession here - Read More

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Petit Verdot – The Little Grape That Could
Petit Verdot is a little red grape (although its name means little green) that originates in the Bordeaux region of France. Life hasn’t always been easy for this grape as it ripens much later than its other friends in Bordeaux, which means many years the entire harvest is lost. The late harvest would keep the - Read More

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

The Most Popular Grape Varietals in America in 2019
Thousands of grape varietals exist all over the world, some we may never even know about. Every region around the globe has varietals they are known for, generally in relation to the terroir and climate surrounding the area. As of recent date, USA Wine Ratings lists the following five varietals as the most popular in - Read More

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Certified Sustainable Wine
In the age of eco-friendliness and sustainability, no industry has remained untouched. This is especially true for the food and beverage worlds, particularly in relation to farming and harvesting techniques.  You’ve heard about organic and biodynamic wines but there is another label you should be looking for: certified sustainable. The sustainability doesn’t so much relate - Read More

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

All About Vegan Wines
It’s a common misconception that all wines are vegan. We can understand why you’d think so- it’s made from a grape, which is a plant, and there aren’t any dairy products in it- but we’re here to tell you the truth. Not all wines are vegan and here’s why.  There are a handful of animal - Read More