wine

It's more than just fermented grape juice: Musings about the history of wine and a deep dive into reds, whites and regions that will make any wine lover drunk with happiness.

Wines for Summer
Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore chardonnay, but there are over 10,000 grape varieties in the world and we are generally only consuming about fifteen of them (i.e. chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon...
Carlos Chacon2 years ago
The 'Mercado de San Miguel'
Whenever I travel, one of the things I really like to do is visit the places the locals go to eat and drink, more in line with the local stuff and away from the myriad "tourist traps" you find at any ...
Liza Zimmerman2 years ago
Exploring an Underground Wine World
It has both Slavic and Latin influences, both in terms of genetics and wine production, and is geographically sandwiched between the ex-Soviet Republic of the Ukraine and Romania, both of which have f...
Jessica Herring2 years ago
Best Big Batch Cocktails Made with Wine
For your next get together at home, try these tasty and refreshing cocktails made with wine. They are for people who love the smooth and delectable taste of wine instead of the strong taste of hard li...
Carlos Chacon2 years ago
2008: Vintage of Angels
While I have to admit that I have never been a hardcore fan of the Chilean wine in general, I have always had a healthy respect for the premium range of produce from the non-industrial, premium line o...
For the Night and the House: How To Meet the Parents
I remember the first time I met a girl I was seeing's parents, and it wasn't good (in hindsight). I believe I must've been 16 at the time, and I didn't quite have a grip on how to keep my identity whi...
Carlos Chacon2 years ago
Malbec from the Land of Dreams
In the central area of the arid, southern reaches of Argentina, there is a rare oasis: the Río Negro Valley. An ideal place for growing grapes of great concentration, given the low humidity which goes...
Jus L'amore2 years ago
Best Wine Delivery Services
Wine is a staple for cultures around the world. Shared over dinner with friends and family, the cure to a long day, even an offering of gratitude or apologies. No matter how wine is received (or consu...
Daniel Falconer2 years ago
Best Wineries in Virginia
When it comes to the best wineries in Virginia, there are a lot of options and places to consider. While there are brilliant wineries all over the East Coast, nothing quite compares to Virginia. As th...
Guide to Chilling Red Wine
I feel like I might end up getting crucified by certain oenophiles for writing this, but yes, the world does need a guide to chilling red wine properly. Red wine, if you listen to most people in the w...
Marlene Affeld2 years ago
A Romantic Getaway to Burntshirt Vineyards in the Carolinas
The area around Henderson offers spectacular scenery, quaint bed and breakfasts, and an opportunity to visit one of North Carolina’s best-kept secrets; the Burntshirt Vineyards in Henderson. Tucked in...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
History of Wine and Church
The church is not exactly what most people would think of when they are asked to name a champion of partying. However, it'd be a lie to say that the often straight-laced church didn't have a major con...
Skunk Uzeki2 years ago
How To Open Wine Without a Corkscrew
There was a point where I lived in a warehouse with a bunch of other rag-tag artist individuals. None of us were particularly wealthy, but a lot of us did enjoy our wines. But, unlike the 40s of malt ...
Best Wine Bars in NYC
Prior to my current job, I was a food critic. I spent a huge amount of time going to bar after bar, sipping wine and cocktails while I took mental notes on everything from the service, to the ambiance...
Anthony Beal2 years ago
Rise of the Mobile Wine Bar
We live in a wonderful age of accessible, affordable street food. Food trucks are mobile marvels of modern meal management from which hungry passersby can avail themselves of breakfast, lunch, dinner,...
Anthony Beal2 years ago
Here Are Your Keys to Becoming a More Informed Wine Taster
While it's not imperative to know everything there is to know about wine in order to enjoy drinking it, knowing some basics will help you to get the best out of your next wine-tasting event. Whether y...
Josh Powell2 years ago
Wine In Your Cocktails
Wine as a cocktail ingredient can often be difficult to use for a number of reasons. It’s challenging to find a delicate balance between the distinctive aromas and tannins of wine amongst other flavou...
Unconventional Uses For Wine
Wine has become the choice drink of Millennials, Gen-Xers, as well as Gen Z kids who are old enough to drink. It's easy to see why there are so many wine drinkers out there, why wine accessories are s...