Meaning “primitive” or “early” Primitivo is an Italian grape that tends to ripen early in the season. It’s robust, refined and having a comeback. Here are three bottles to try made with the Primitivo grape.
Hip cocktail bars with giant menus, or no menu at all, can feel daunting if you don’t have a go-to drink or you’re still figuring out how to order spirits. Stuart Jensen, bar manager of the newly-opened Brass Tacks in Denver, has the tips you need to order a cocktail that suits your tastes.
Peppermint Patty Cold Brew Cocktail is a warm coffee cocktail with all the flavors of your favorite peppermint patty candy. With smooth cold brew coffee and splashes of creme de cacao, peppermint schnapps and Kahlua. It’s the perfect drink to take the chill off on a cold winter’s day.
National Margarita Day is coming up on Friday, February 22nd. Get ready to celebrate with these fun twists on the tequila drink. Choose the cocktail that fits your taste and cheers to the well-loved margarita!
A coffee house-style macchiato with coconut milk and vanilla, made with cold brew coffee for a deliciously smooth taste.
Whether you are hosting friends or just enjoying the Oscars on your own couch, these popcorn and wine pairings from Will and Coral Frischkorn of Cured in Boulder are about to knock your socks off. Sweet, salty and gourmet, each pairing will make your tastebuds sing.
No matter the reason you’re pinching pennies, you don’t have to give up wine completely and you definitely don’t have to drink bad wine to stick to your budget. Check out these two high-quality Chilean red wines that you can find for around $15 or less.
Not feeling uber romantic? Make yourself a nice drink and sip on this Bitter Valentine cocktail. It’s made with tequila, is a festive hue, and is more satisfying than an overpriced meal at a mediocre restaurant.
Skip the expensive pre fixe menus, the tacky decor and the rushed service and enjoy these romantic Valentine’s Day wine pairings at home with your number one.
Whether you are looking for decadent gift ideas or want to treat your Valentine to a chocolate pairing date night at home, this ultimate spirits and chocolate pairings guide is for you.
Evoking a romantic evening for two or a fun party with friends, these festive cocktails are perfect for all of your Valentine’s Day celebrations.
Dig into this hearty and healthy Winter Buddha Bowl that is cozy and loaded with roasted veggies. Serve with a Grapefruit-Pomegranate Sour Cocktail for a perfect match.
A truly decadent Peanut Butter-Chocolate Smoothie that is filling and perfect when you’re craving something sweet.
Super Bowl Sunday isn’t just for drinking beer. Whip up a big batch of these winning Super Bowl sips to serve to a crowd. They’re the perfect cocktails to go with salty or spicy snacks. Or, pair one of these wines with your food spread.
January is National Hot Tea Month, so it’s the ideal time to stock up on some favorites. Here’s what made the list for culinary tea obsessions this season, and to flip the script, several don’t require any heat at all.
Sip a red, white or rosé wine from Costières de Nîmes, an appellation in Southern Rhône, and you will be immediately transported to the old world vineyards. Here are a few bottles to start with.
Espresso, ice cream and delicious chocolate. Check out this affogato dessert idea served with squares of fine chocolate.
What lies between San Francisco and Los Angeles on the California coast? Agriculture, a ton of history and of course, wine. Take a taste of the California coastline with Four Vines.
No one wants to get sick. Protect yourself with warm, cozy teas and tea cocktails that are perfect for flu season and all of winter.
Tex-Mex is literally a blend of American and Mexican flavors. What’s more Tex-Mex than a spiced Mexican hot chocolate with a dash of Louisiana Tabasco sauce? Sip on this flavorful mug on the next snowy day. Spike it with tequila or mezcal for the adults!
A wine that represents California’s beautiful farmland? That may sound weird or boring, but stay with us! Winemaking always sounds so idyllic and romantic, but farming? Not so much. We tried Elysian, an organic California Merlot that highlights all the crucial parts of farming, growing grapes and the land itself. It’s delicious and its story is beautiful and important too.
Tune in to “It Starts With Wine”, a new wine series on Amazon that highlights lesser known wine regions making beautiful bottles.
Don’t just serve the usual bubbles at your New Year’s Eve shindig, open a bottle of Prosecco Superiore. This high-quality sparkling wine is the perfect way to elevate a low key night at home ringing in 2019 or to bring to a gathering with friends.
Mix up one big bowl of punch to serve on New Year’s Eve instead of spending time shaking together a cocktail for each of your friends. Set out a bucket of ice, festive glasses, the big-batch punch cocktail and a bottle of bubbles for the traditionalists. We’re ready for you 2019!
You’ve probably had Italy’s most popular sparkling wine, Prosecco, before. But how much do you really know about it and selecting a great bottle? Take Your Prosecco Game Up a Notch in Time for the Holidays.
As one of Israel’s most influential and award-winning winemakers, Victor Schoenfeld of Golan Heights Winery is renowned as a pioneer of modern winemaking in the country.
If are hosting guests this holiday season, you don’t want to miss this Beaujolais Wine and Cheese Pairing List for a Holiday Party. Essential for a great party!
The perfect pour for celebratory sipping and all of winter, this big-batch mulled cocktail recipe is super easy to make and features seasonal spices, citrus and berries. Grab a bottle of Spanish Rioja wine and Brockmans gin and you are set for success!
Known as the “Breadbasket of the World”, Kansas is a top grower of wheat so it’s no wonder that they make some awesome wheat vodka. Check out this creamy and sweet brown bread vodka cocktail featuring TILL Vodka.
Located in central France, a breathtaking part of Europe, Loire Valley wines are fresh, fruity and food-friendly. Here are five fast facts and why you should be drinking more wine from the region.
Don’t have a ton of time for a full date night out? Open a bottle of sparkling Crémant de Loir and celebrate your love with a quick date night at home
This elegant White Russian will become a new tradition at holiday family get-togethers, special occasions, après-ski, or anytime that calls for a memorable cocktail.
Make your holiday dinner special with a flavorful bacon-wrapped pork roast served next to perfectly roasted potatoes, garlicky sautéed spinach and a glass of Santa Cristina Rosso Toscana wine.
Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. might be bubbly like Champagne, but it couldn’t be more different. Discover this high-quality sparkling wine with a story that starts in the vineyard.
This easy winter cheeseboard paired with Beaujolais wine makes holiday entertaining a snap. Plus, to sure to check out the recipe for a five-minute pomegranate chèvre cheeseball.
A hearty winter dish of Lamb Ragu Pappardelle is a delicious taste of Tuscany to pair with an IGT wine, Santa Cristina Rosso 2016, which provides another taste of the land.
It’s December, the most festive month of the year! With all of the shopping, events, and travel this time of year, my favorite holiday party recipes are ones that are delicious and fun, but also really quick and easy. Enter, Beet, Mustard and Fennel Appetizers served with classic Martini cocktails.
There are few things better than having a guest show up at your door with a bottle of bubbles. A bottle of Prosecco Superiore wine, to be exact.
Elevate your holiday gathering or winter dinner party with an array of Prosecco Superiore bottles that are perfect with so many festive foods.
Host a sweet and simple, adults-only party of festive cookie decorating and Beaujolais wine. It’s seasonal, relaxing and so fun.
To Sommeliers, arguably the most knowledgeable wine people in the world, how do Grenache wines from Europe rank? We chatted with three different wine professionals to hear what they love about these European wines and how they like to pair them with food.
This Snowball Mulled Wine float is an easy and fun holiday drink made from chai, red wine, honey, orange juice, spices, fruit, and vanilla ice cream. It’s perfect for the holidays and other wintertime entertaining events!
Your holiday menu can be easy to serve and still be bursting with elegance, classic foods and great wine for your next holiday gathering.
Rather than going out, get into hibernation mode and have a date night at home. Spend an evening in the kitchen together making homemade pappardelle pasta with roasted winter squash and a perfectly paired bottle of Loire Valley wine.
Who doesn’t love cuddling up by the fireplace on a cold day?! Check out how to have a festive fireside picnic with Beaujolais Wines, a fun take on grilled cheese and other perfect bites.
Now that the holiday season is underway, it’s time to start prepping for the festivities to come. Whether you are hosting a soiree or need a gift for a party-planning pal, there are plenty of cocktail items that will help create killer drinks for all to admire. We rounded up a Fab Four of our faves for making all celebrations merry and bright.
Looking for a wine that will pair effortlessly with all of the festive food on the table? Celebrate the holidays with Beaujolais wine.
Entertaining during the holiday season can be a blast or it can seem daunting. Check out these holiday entertaining tips complete with appetizer recipes that pair with the ever-festive Prosecco Superiore wine for a stress-free, yet elegant, holiday gathering.
Dig into this stunning side dish of stuffed butternut squash paired with a Vouvray wine from the Loire Valley.
Holiday festivities are here, which for me means two things: cocktails and hors d’oeuvres! One of my favorite things about this time of year is creating the drinks and small bites that my family enjoys when we all get together.
Check out these fast Garnacha/Grenache pairing tips so you have one less thing to think about this season. Grab a few and store them in the pantry so you never show up empty-handed to a gathering and so you have a bottle on hand to offer to your holiday guests.
These Rosemary Goat Cheese Gougères are the perfect party bite, especially when paired with a high-quality Loire Valley wine.
One of the best ways to toast to the season is with an inspired happy hour right at home. One of the best ways to share unique flavors and sips is with a appetizer and Prosecco pairing.
Lemon and Thyme-Infused Sake is a tasty and exciting new way to serve sake at your next dinner. Lemon peels and fresh thyme give a comforting flavor to the sake.
This grilled Duck is decadent with a hazelnut crust and topped with an elegant red wine sauce. It’s the perfect pairing for a Chinon (Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley of France) and a cozy fall evening.
Perfect for those upcoming holiday parties, top New York mixologists share their smoky cocktail recipes.
Whether you are searching for a random bottle for your Friday night, a perfect pairing with your holiday meal, or a gift for a wine lover, check out our current favorite bottles coming our of California.
You’ve probably had your fair share of California Pinot Noir, but how about from Oregon? The state has some great wine growing regions to discover. Not sure where to start? Check out these favorite Oregon Pinot Noir bottles from Jackson Family Wines.
This sweet and savory Apple and Bacon Stuffing is the best of both worlds. Sweet apples and cranberries paired with savory herbs and bacon then baked into a warm Thanksgiving stuffing… DELICIOUS! Plus, it’s the perfect pair with a glass of Vinho Verde wine, a wine that is ideal with all of your Thanksgiving dishes.
Mushroom and Butternut Lasagna with Sage- a delicious vegetarian or vegan main dish, perfect for the Thanksgiving! Bring it to all your coming gatherings and potlucks. It can be made ahead and served with Beaujolais wine for a seriously beautiful pairing.