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Your Spring Wine and Food Pairing Guide

Flowers are blooming. The trees are green. And you’re ready to spend warm spring days swinging on your porch swing or having friends over for a barbeque. To make your spring days (and nights) a bit more perfect, add a great spring wine!  Let’s talk about the best wines for spring sipping and to celebrate […]

3 Delicious Wine and Chocolate Pairings

3 Delicious Wine and Chocolate Pairings Wine and chocolate seem like a natural pairing. Both are aphrodisiacs. Both contain flavanols known for their antioxidant properties. But maybe you’ve discovered a bitter taste when the wine you drank clashed with your chocolate. Yuck. But there is a way to successfully pair the two. It’s all about […]

All About Chardonnay: Your Essential Guide

Chardonnay wine is synonymous with “white wine.” Go to any wine bar, and when someone orders a glass of “white,” they usually mean Chardonnay. It’s a wine that ranges in style from lean and sparkling to rich and creamy – making it versatile in flavors approved by any palate.  So let’s pour a glass and […]

All About Cider: Your Essential Guide

Nothing says fall like carving pumpkins, leaves changing colors, and a glass of cider. As you pull out your fall boots and wool scarves, a warm cup of hot cider in your hands can be just what you need to take the chill off. So as you prepare for a season of corn mazes, apple […]

Your Fall Wine and Food Pairing Guide

As summer moves into fall, temperatures dip, the fireplace sparks to life, and oven-roasted chicken finds its way back onto the dinner menu. And it also marks the beginning of when wine drinkers move away from lighter summer wines to the reds of winter. But the beauty of fall is it bridges the gap between […]

All About Pinot Noir: Your Essential Guide

Pinot Noir wine is the world’s most popular light-bodied red wine – and for good reason. Between its versatility as a grape and its ability to pair with a wide range of foods, Pinot Noir is the perfect complement to a casual dinner evening, a moment of celebration, or sipping on your deck as you […]