Wine Knowledge & Insights

Holly’s South Africa Trip – Part 1: Vineyard Visits

As you may have seen from our Facebook posts, I just spent several weeks in South Africa for the Southern Hemisphere harvest, three of which were working as a harvest intern at Beyerskloof Wine Farm in Stellenbosch. When I wasn’t interning, I had the amazing opportunity to tour various vineyards in Breedekloof and Piekenierskloof, the […]

Holiday Gatherings Made Easy

Having a holiday gathering? We’ve pulled together a few delicious recipes that can all be made in under one hour and paired them with a wine selection to take the guess work and stress out of the festivities. Cranberry Brie Bites with Cabernet Franc Cranberry Brie Bites can be made in under an hour with […]

Thanksgiving Wine Guide

Finding the perfect wine to serve for Thanksgiving can be quite a challenge. With an array of competing flavors – roast turkey, tart, fresh cranberries, marshmallow covered sweet potatoes, spicy sausage stuffing, just to mention a few – you need a few tried and true wine selections to perfectly fit your diverse dinner menu and […]

A Pairing Perfect for Fall

The leaves are just starting to turn and even though the temperatures are still warm, we’re starting to think about apples – specifically desserts with apples and how much we love to pair wine with them! A rustic apple tart is the perfect dessert after a hearty fall meal. It’s not too sweet and paired […]

Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Remember

Recently engaged? We’re a bit biased, but we think wine bottles are the perfect idea for memorable wedding favors that will undoubtedly be enjoyed by your wedding guests much more than Jordan almonds. A bottle of wine reminds your guests of your special day whenever they decide to enjoy the favor – whether that be […]

What’s In A Wine Label?

Besides often being well designed and eye-catching, wine labels usually indicate either the location where the wine is produced or the grape variety (aka varietal). While European wines are primarily named after their geographical origin, non-European wines almost always have the name of the varietal. For example, Bordeaux wine, which is produced in the Bordeaux […]