1. 5 of the Best 100% Merlots for Fall

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    5 of the Best 100% Merlots for Fall

    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

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  2. 9 Alcoholic Beverages to Bring to Thanksgiving

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    9 Alcoholic Beverages to Bring to Thanksgiving

    From aperitifs and wine pairing to digestifs and beers, we’ve got Thanksgiving covered

    Thanksgiving is, for many, a full-day feast. So we’ve compiled a list of our favorite alcoholic accompaniments to bring. They range from aperitifs to serve as everyone arrives and snacks on hors d’oeuvres, to the classic digestif as the perfect close to the evening. In between, we’ll have suggest

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  3. Picking the Best Wine Pairing for Your Thanksgiving Meal

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    Best Wines for Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a major event in most American households. Many cooks will wake up at ungodly hours of the morning to prepare the turkey. Then they begin assembling the other components of the feast. They may be rightfully preoccupied with the main and side dishes. But they also need to consider one more important aspect: the wine.

    There are so many available options for wines that it can get

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  4. Beginner's Guide: 5 South Africa's Wineries to Explore (World of Wine)

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    South Africa wineries

    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.

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  5. The Land (and Wine) Down Under: Australia’s World of Wine

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    Australia's Wine Regions

    Australia may not be the most notable wine region in the world, but it shouldn’t be discounted. As the 7th largest wine producer around the globe, Australia produces at least 1,200 million liters of wine each year. And because it produces much more than its inhabitants consume, it’s actually the 4th largest wine exporter, as well.

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  6. How to Order Wine Like a Connoisseur

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    How to Order Wine Like a Connoisseur

    Ordering wine at a restaurant can be an anxiety-inducing moment. What if you order something expensive and gross? Or worse, what if you look like you don’t know what you’re doing? That’s where we come in. Here’s a quick guide to how to order wine without sounding like a total newbie.

     

    How to Pronounce the Different Types of Wine

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  7. National Farmer's Day: How Farmers Impact the Alcohol Industry

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    National Farmer's Day

    Did you eat a plate of pasta, put on your favorite pair of jeans, or sip your favorite glass of wine today? You can thank a farmer for all of these integral parts of your life. National Farmer’s Day is October 12th. It’s a day to recognize and honor the farmers who work tirelessly to feed and supply our nation. They plow, plant, raise, cultivate, and harvest so you can enjoy the pleasures of

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  8. The Land of Silver (And Wine): Argentina's World of Wine

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    The Land of Silver (And Wine): Wine Regions in Argentina

    When most people think of wine, they think of France, Italy, Spain, or even the U.S. But one major wine-producing country often gets forgotten — Argentina. There are plenty of wine regions in this country in the Southern hemisphere. In fact, it’s the fifth-leading wine producer in the world! It has over 220,000 hectares of different wine reg

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  9. National Red Wine Day: Top Red Wines to Try

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    National Red Wine Day

    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

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  10. 8 Most Popular White Wines to Try This Summer

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    Most Popular White Wines to Try This Summer

    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.

    You c

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