It’s time for everyone’s favorite week of the year! It’s finally here--National American Craft Brew Week!
National American Craft Brew Week is celebrated between May 10-16. It gives independent breweries and local beer makers a chance to make their mark on the national and globa
Wine and steak—are two of our favorite things! Steak is a natural choice for special occasions—a symbol of riches and plenty. Its health benefits (and risks) have been well-researched. In moderate amounts, red meat is a good source of iron, B12, and Zinc. Red wine (in moderate amounts) is known to be rich in antioxidants, lower bad cholesterol, and lower your risk for heart disease. Together, and in
Explore the regional backwater of wines that could be the star of your holiday event.
Yes, they are old-fashioned. But that doesn’t mean fruit wines are boring. The human race has a history of making wine out of anything we can ferment, even trees and fungi. On early American homesteads, you’d find salted meat and canned preserves, sure. But you would also find bottles of win
The Much-Maligned Merlot is Having its Day!
Remember when it was savaged in 2005 in the Academy Award-winning movie Sideways? Well, Merlot is enjoying a slow-burn comeback, although many connoisseurs have never deserted it.
Merlot is a
South Africa has a unique distinction. It’s one of the only wine regions in the world situated between two oceans: the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean. As a result of this ocean access, Dutch colonizers easily made their way to the fertile land. By 1650, they were planting French grapes throughout the Mediterranean-esque Western Cape. Eventually, the vineyards spread through the rest of the region.
Red wine is often seen as the king of all wines. Whites, rosés, and sparkling wines all have their place in the royal family. But red wine is longstanding, reliable, and loved by most wine enthusiasts. This year’s National Red Wine Day is August 28. So take a day to fully and unapologetically enjoy this gift from the heavens (or the grapes) wi
White wine is underrated. Red wine often gets the fame and glory from wine lovers worldwide, while white wine gets pushed aside. But those who enjoy a crisp glass of chilled white wine know its beauty — and some of the most popular white wines to indulge in.
Except when the meal is also paired with the best wines for the holidays, there is nothing more heart-warming than gathering with family and friends to enjoy an enormous meal prepared with love. The holiday season is a time of revelry, celebration, and (most of all) gluttony - plus lots of Christmas party drinks!