Wine Blog

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

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Wines to Pair with Tofu
We’ve been posting articles about the wines you can pair with a variety of meat proteins which means it’s only fair that we account for all of our herbivorous friends out there.  Tofu can get a bad rap sometimes for being bland or flavorless but when cooked correctly, it’s actually a fantastic canvas for creating - Read More

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Chateauneuf du Pape: Glorious Wine of Popes
Do you ever think to yourself “I would like to be as fancy as the pope?” Good news: wine can help you do that.  Yes, there is a wine that is so wonderful, so regal, that it’s considered the wine of the popes: Châteauneuf du Pape.  Like all French wines, this majestic beverage is named - Read More

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Wines to Pair with Chicken
Oh chicken, you versatile, delicious bird, you. Some think chicken is sad and bland but they’re not doing it right. With a protein like chicken, the options are actually endless. It’s open to all of the possibilities in the world, capable of being flavored with sweet, spicy, salty, or any combination of the three, which - Read More

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Get Ready for Fall Wine Events 2019!
The weather may be changing but our taste for great wine is not! It’s time for two of our favorite events: the Autumn Wine and Food Festival, and Brooklyn Crush: Fall Edition, and we can’t wait to see all of you there.  The NYC Autumn Wine and Food Festival, our flagship event, is going on - Read More