Wine Blog


Monday, January 21st, 2019

Winter Food and Wine Pairings
Winter is the season of cooking. It’s cold outside so you stay inside and make tasty things that warm up your home and your bellies. We all know that fruits and vegetables are a bit limited during the winter season but that doesn’t mean they should sit in the corner and feel sad about not - Read More

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Glühwein – A Top Pick for Wintertime
Mother Nature is about to dump a whole lot of snow on us which means it’s time to gather up the tasty snacks, download a whole bunch of movies, and settle in for a snow day (or weekend.) Times like this call for adult beverages and projects that take up all the free time you - Read More

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

What the Heck is Trebbiano Toscano?
The Trebbiano grape is one of the most widely planted grapes in the entire world, particularly in Italy and also in France, where it’s actually called Ugni Blanc. It’s a white grape that tends to be slightly dry, medium-bodied, and has a medium-high tannin and is used for things like brandy and vinegar because it - Read More

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

Where To Drink Wine in Saskatoon (the Paris of the Prairies)
Oh, Canada! Our beautiful neighbor to the north isn’t usually associated with the wine industry but there are definitely some gorgeous hidden gems up there. In the great state of Saskatchewan, there is a city called Saskatoon which is known as the “Paris of the Prairies.” Saskatoon gets this nickname primarily from the recent surge - Read More

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

The Tempranillo Grape
As red grapes go, we think of noble grapes first: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Pinot Noir. While these are all lovely and delicious, there are so many other fabulous red wines to try, and many that aren’t from France. One of these is the Tempranillo grape from Rioja, Spain. The name itself comes from the - Read More

Friday, January 4th, 2019

What is Mead?
By now, you all know that we are obsessed with wine. Really, really, obsessed. However, that doesn’t mean we’re discriminating against other kinds of alcoholic beverages. In fact, we are equal opportunity, open-minded consumers here, and we want you to be too. So, for a little departure from our regularly scheduled programming, we want to - Read More

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Millennials and Wine
In recent years, the popularity of wine drinking in the United States has flourished in ways that surprised and excited those in the industry. Of course, wine has always been a commonly consumed beverage around the world, and here at home, however, there is a new obsession with it that has sparked interest within one - Read More

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Celebrate 2018 with Some Bubbly!
Can you believe it? We’re just a few days away from ringing in yet another year! It seems like 2018 totally flew by right before our eyes but we’re ready for 2019 and all the fabulous things it will bring. Of course, there are no true New Year’s Eve festivities if there isn’t any delicious - Read More

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Wines for Christmas Dinner
We don’t know how it happened but Christmas is finally here! That beautiful time to gather with family and friends and celebrate with a giant meal, because nothing brings people together better than food. If you’re hosting this year or you’re going to someone else’s house, it’s important that wine makes an appearance at your - Read More