Wine Education

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Italy – The Wines of Liguria
As you have figured out by now, we love Italian wines. The country is just exploding with incredible wine regions that are so unique and delightful, and there’s always something for every palate. Liguria is a coastal region in the top of the boot, just on the border of France. It’s neighbors with Piedmont, Italy, - Read More

Thursday, December 31st, 2020

Why Do You Age Red Wine But Not White Wine?
We regularly talk about vintages, and how many years a wine is good for, or how long the vintner aged their wine before selling it. However, you may have noticed we really only discuss this in regards to red wines, not white. So why is this? Why do we age red wines instead of whites? - Read More

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

Wines for Christmas 2020
This time of year is usually filled with sparkly parties and big family gatherings and so many delightful events to celebrate and be together with the ones we love. Although the parties are mostly solo, and the family gatherings are virtual, we know how happy we are to have a reason to celebrate!  And, as - Read More

Friday, December 4th, 2020

What to Drink for a 2020 Hanukkah
Put on your yarmulke, here comes Chanukah! Hanukkah. Chanukkah?  However you spell it, the Festival of Lights is almost here! And although there may not be any parties or big shindigs, there is still plenty of cause for celebration. You don’t need any party to have a reason for latkes, so break out the potatoes - Read More

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Event Spotlight: Brooklyn Crush, Holiday Edition
Our Winter edition of the Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival is one of our favorite events every year, and this year’s virtual version is no different!  Every year we feature incredible winemakers, craft food and beverage producers, and local small businesses and we are so excited to bring all of that to you - Read More

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Wines for Thanksgiving 2020
Well, somehow we have made it to the end of 2020 and it’s time for the holiday season. Things are going to look different this time around – smaller gatherings, less traveling, not getting to watch your dad almost light the fried turkey on fire. The great thing about new situations is the ability to - Read More

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Get Ready for the Holidays
Somehow, 2020 is still going, and we’re almost at the holiday season. But what is time!  Anyway, you and your loved ones deserve some delicious wine for the holidays this year – well, you always do but it really feels necessary for 2020. Whether you’re having a Friendsgiving or actually making a trek to see - Read More

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

Event Spotlight: 2020 Virtual Autumn Wine & Food Festival
Every year, we look forward to our flagship event, the Autumn Wine & Food Festival. Bringing all of our guests together to celebrate small shops producing the most delicious food and wines – it is truly a joy!  So, we won’t lie and say there is disappointment in not being able to host this in - Read More

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Wine Intelligencer: What are Sulfites and Tannins?
Sulfites and tannins have a bad rap. They are said to be the source of “red wine headaches” and tend to be discouraged with the recent rise of organic and biodynamic wines. Let’s talk a little more about what these are and what they actually do for your wine. First, just to clear things up, - Read More