Finally, finally, winter has released its grasp and the weather is warm and sunny, trending toward summer. We’re back outside for sports, picnics, walks, and, most importantly, relaxing by the pool! We’re firing up the grill and getting ready for the … [Read more...] about Summer Varietals: A Poolside Guide on How to Chill!
Suddenly it’s warm, dare I say it, “hot” this early in the summer! What shall we drink to cool down and relax? Of course, there’s cold white wine and rosé, but what else? Wine cocktails are the perfect answer! Whether you are winding down by yourself for … [Read more...] about Wine Cocktails for the Summer
Here we are at the holiday season again, and here we all are trying our best to come up with gift ideas! Of course we want these ideas to be unique and perfectly suited for the person we are shopping for. This can be a difficult, almost impossible task at … [Read more...] about It’s the Holidays! Gift Ideas for all Wine Lovers!
As I prepare to stock a brand new store, and a brand new wine section, the subject of “what the Millennials are drinking” is inherently important to me personally. It turns out to be an interesting topic as well. In the United States, we have “turned a … [Read more...] about Millennials: The New Generation of Wine Consumer
For years rosé wines were reviled by wine aficionados, relegated to the rank of “pink” or “blush” wines, equated to “White Zinfandel” status, especially in the United States. They enjoyed a brief stint of popularity in the 50’s, but that dissipated … [Read more...] about Rosé, the Hottest Trend in Wine this Summer
Wine consumers as a whole love wine ratings. Why? The sheer number of wines available and the complexity of wine labels make ratings a boon for confused consumers. While there are a myriad of sources for wine ratings, the two most influential sources for … [Read more...] about Wine Ratings! Bane or Blessing?