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Oaked Chardonnay: 4 Things You Should Know

Oaked Chardonnay: 4 Things You Should Know

Chardonnay is one of the popular white grapes produced around the world. In France, it’s called white Burgundy and Chablis. Chardonnay is matured in either oak barrels (oaked Chardonnay) or in stainless steel tanks (unoaked Chardonnay). This process makes a real difference in the color 

Pinot Noir Food Pairing: Beyond the Basics

Pinot Noir Food Pairing: Beyond the Basics

Pinot Noir is a light red wine that is easy drinking on its own and pairs very easily with a variety of foods. It’s so versatile it can pair just as easily with a steak as with chicken or fish. It’s the best go-to when 

Celebrities Making Wine

Celebrities Making Wine

Actors and Directors cultivating their offscreen passion. The Oscars have arrived! Celebrities continue to capture our attention from their lavish lifestyles to their relationship woes. Let’s have a little fun and see which celebrity actors and directors are in the wine game. Francis Ford Coppola 

Romantic Wine for Valentine’s Day

Romantic Wine for Valentine’s Day

A really good bottle of wine for Valentine’s Day is always a winner. You can also add an extra romantic twist with these love-themed bottles of wine. I’ve found a few that give that extra romantic twist, and still manage to taste great once opened. 

Football & Wine: Players and  a Coach Tackling the Wine Game

Football & Wine: Players and a Coach Tackling the Wine Game

Football and wine go together better than you might think. These top athletes and a coach are no strangers to hard, physical work. They know how valuable it is to have the right team around them to achieve something stellar. And a little cash from 

9 Celebrity Singers in the Wine Biz

9 Celebrity Singers in the Wine Biz

With the Grammy’s coming up, I thought it would be fun to see what singers are in the wine biz. I found a few with various stages of involvement from having their own wine label to owning a winery to becoming a winemaker and creating 

Restaurant Wine Etiquette: Order Like a Pro

Restaurant Wine Etiquette: Order Like a Pro

What is the proper restaurant wine etiquette? Ever feel a bit like a caveman ..er person when ordering wine at a restaurant? Never quite understood the real reason for tasting the wine before it’s served? Or maybe you just want to feel more polished in 

Milestone Wine Gifts for Milestone Celebrations

Milestone Wine Gifts for Milestone Celebrations

Milestone Wine Gifts like rare old wine, old vine wine, and custom blends can help you commemorate the special occasion. And you don’t have to break the bank.

What is Natural Wine vs Biodynamic vs Organic Wine?

What is Natural Wine vs Biodynamic vs Organic Wine?

You’ve no doubt heard the buzz around Natural Wine maybe even Biodynamic Wine or Organic Wine. With overall trends toward eating organic, freshly prepared foods, it’s no wonder consumers want a healthy approach to the wine they drink. But what does Natural, Biodynamic, and Organic mean when it comes to wine?

What causes wine headaches? How to avoid them.

What causes wine headaches? How to avoid them.

Wine headaches got you down? Sulfites aren’t the reason. Explore 4 theories of what causes headaches and ways to avoid them without giving up your wine.