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Best Wine and Snacks for Your Painting and Wine Class

Best Wine and Snacks for Your Painting and Wine Class

Aren’t these painting and wine places fun! I love the creativity and, of course, enjoying wine while you create is the best. Only problem is…I only have so many walls to put these paintings on. I suppose I could rotate the artwork and freshen up […]

Amazing Women and Their Inspiring Quotes about Wine

Amazing Women and Their Inspiring Quotes about Wine

Let’s celebrate women in wine during this month dedicated to women with some classy wine quotes from some classy women! I’ve assembled some quotes from women who have been inspired by wine in one way or another. These women critique the wine, write about it, […]

These Women in Wine are Trailblazers to Watch

These Women in Wine are Trailblazers to Watch

Women in wine are making great strides with more female winemakers than ever before. However, of the nearly 4,000 wineries in California, about 10% of them have a woman as their lead winemaker.* Making strides into this male-dominated industry has to start somewhere. Here are […]

Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Wine and Chocolate Pairing

The key to a successful wine and chocolate pairing is to make sure the wine is sweeter than the chocolate. Otherwise, the wine can have a bitter flavor. Pair a lighter flavored chocolate with a lighter wine and a bolder flavored chocolate with a fruitier, […]

Tips & Tools for Opening a Wine Bottle with Finesse

Tips & Tools for Opening a Wine Bottle with Finesse

Seems pretty basic, but sometimes those corks can be tricky to get out of the bottle. Here are a few tips, tricks, and gadgets to make opening a wine bottle easier. Wine bottles come with 3 different types of closures. Cork – traditional method. Screw […]

How to Decant Wine

How to Decant Wine

If you want to know how to decant wine, it will help to understand why decanting wine is important, which wines to decant and for how long. Short on time? Find a quick summary at the bottom of this post. 2 Reasons to Decant Wine […]

Holiday Wine Guide

Holiday Wine Guide

Time to prep for your holiday dinner party? We’ve got you covered in this Holiday Wine Guide with tips for pairing wine with appetizers, dinner, and dessert. Not hosting? See our suggestions to select a winning host/hostess wine gift.     Appetizers and Wine Pairings […]

How to choose the right wine glass?

How to choose the right wine glass?

Amazingly, you could use a different size and shape of wine glass for each type of wine. Is it necessary? No. Luckily you don’t have to go down that path, if you choose not to. There are a few paths you can take for your […]

What is the Best Way to Store Wine?

What is the Best Way to Store Wine?

Storing wine can be a bit like the demands of Goldilocks in the infamous fairy tale. It has to be just right! There are a variety of elements that can damage wine while it’s being stored. The longer the wine is stored in these adverse […]

Thanksgiving wine pairings

Thanksgiving wine pairings

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. One of the most festive food days of the year and you’ll want to be prepared with the right Thanksgiving wine pairings. We’ll take a look at which of the 7 noble grapes will be your best bet. Whether […]


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