Category: Holidays

Champagne, Prosecco, Cava- what’s the difference?

During the holiday season nothing beats a glass of bubbly.  However, not all bubbly is created equal; some make an excellent choice for mimosa’s, some are perfect for meals while others should be enjoyed on their own.  Below are 3 different styles of bubbly and some recommended options.  All recommended wines are available in theRead More…

What is Beaujolais?

malbec Kristi

November seems to be the month for Beaujolais because on the third Thursday of November, the Beaujolais Nouveau’s are released.  Legally only allowed to be released on this date and only sold until the following August, Beaujolais Nouveau is a marketers dream.  The wine is specifically made to be sold directly after that seasons harvest; it’s a fruity,Read More…

Halloween for Grownups-Wine and Candy Guide

Halloween Riesling

It seems that pairing wine with Halloween candy is a popular trend these days.  Most blog posts pair a certain type of candy with a certain style of wine.  I find this irritating because I don’t just eat Skittles or M&M’s, two candies that pair differently with wine. I eat Snickers, Milky Way’s, Skittles, Starbursts-all ofRead More…