Wondering what wine to serve with your BBQ fare this summer? Keep reading to find out why Beaujolais is one of the most food-friendly wines out there, and why it is the best wine to pair with grilled foods.
Wine from Virginia? It’s a thing! With vines growing at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Early Mountain is a beautiful winery with a varied portfolio of rosé, white and red wines. Here’s what we thought of them.
Escape to Portugal in your own backyard with grilled shrimp and chorizo skewers and a bottle of Vinho Verde wine.
Campania is a southern Italian region where the locals are fiercely proud of their land, food and wine.
We don’t often think about specifically pairing salt and wine. We might consider salty snacks or a salty, cured meat, but it’s worth exploring the mouthwatering due further.
Renowned Napa vineyard, Cakebread Cellars has perfected the art of Sauvignon Blanc and other wines that pair effortlessly with great seafood.
Discover some of the best wines of Roero, Italy.
Nothing says 4th of July like a barbecue! This year we’re doing something a little small and special, an Independence Day dinner date right in your own backyard.
Beaujolais wine is so food-friendly and fun. Paired with French or traditional American backyard barbecue fare, it’s a great match. Check out these pairing ideas.
The 4th of July is upon us which means the family cookouts, picnics and gatherings will be ensuing. Whether you’re hosting the party or contributing to someone else’s, it’s important to choose a wine that will keep up with the summer food and fun. Beaujolais is your one-stop region for wine that will pair with everything.
July 4th is right around the corner, check out these BBQ and red wine pairings tips before your party.
Robert Mondavi is known for making quality wines that scream of elegance and also freshness. Here are two bottles that are fitting for every event this summer and beyond.
Lambrusco is bubbly, served chilled, and a perfect mix of acidity and sweetness. Plus, it’s remarkably food-friendly. Here’s why you should be drinking Lambrusco this summer.
Having just released this spring, Ah-So Rosé is the first canned wine to come out of Spain. Check out our thoughts on this 100% estate-grown sipper.
There are few things better than enjoying the summer weather on the patio with friends, bites and good wine. Check out these appetizer pairings with Beaujolais wine.
Get out of the house and enjoy a fun picnic of delicious Smoked Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches and Beaujolais Wine.
Which up this black eyed pea salad the next time you are invited to a backyard BBQ and show up with a bottle of Beaujolais wine too. It’s the perfect summer pair.
You’ve probably tried many Proseccos and Champagnes, and even had a few sips of Cava, but have you met Crémant d’Alsace? This sparkling wine from the Alsace region is sure to impress. Here are a few favorite bottles, there’s one for every taste.
This quick and easy recipe for Citrus and Herb Grilled Shrimp is an insanely delicious flavor-packed summer meal that is perfect with a glass of Vinho Verde wine.
Make a spread of easy picnic foods, head outside and enjoy a bottle of Vinho Verde wine with some friends under the summer sun.
This time of the year is marked by the release of new rosé wines for a slew of regions. Here are a few of our favorites from around the globe that cover a range of occasions and food pairings.
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Take a peek inside this year’s Vinitaly, an international wine exposition and competition and check out a few of the favorite wines.
It’s a great day to have a glass of wine, especially since May 25th is also known as Languedoc Day. Check out our unique picks of wines to drink from the Languedoc region for the holiday.
Backyard barbecue season is in full swing and Sidebar has two bottles we are loving for the occasion. Check out the California wines we’re inviting to al fresco sessions this season.
Not sure what to serve, what to pair and how much to have on hand? Check out these wine tips for a Memorial Day backyard barbecue or all of your summer get togethers.
Created by the team at Cline Cellars, Farmhouse is a new wine label that is stunning, smooth and clean. It’s made with the earth in mind, working with nature, using sustainable practices and even sheep and goats to do the weeding.
Celebrate spring with fresh air, fresh foods and vibrant Vinho Verde wines.
Fresh vegetables are abound, the grills are fired up. It’s the best time of the year for outdoor get-togethers. We checked in with Belinda Chang, a knowledgeable sommelier to map out the ultimate wine pairings for the season.
Garofoli is a winery in Marche, Italy and has been producing wine since 1871. We tried two of their bottles to see if they lived up to the hype. Here’s what we thought.
So you went to your local Farmers’ Market and came back with quite the haul of seasonal foods. Here are the wines to pair with the fresh dishes you’ll make with all of it.
Whether you’re making a drink just for you and a friend or for a whole party crowd, check out these easy Prosecco cocktails that call for just five common ingredients.
Cinco de Mayo is coming, not that we need a reason to eat tacos. Check out our favorite wines to pair with tacos, from spicy to grilled and even fish fillings.
From a casual afternoon on a blanket, to a full spread with all your friends in a park, here are the perfect picnic wines for each situation.
Most wine and food lovers know where to head for great bottles of wine in France and Italy and we are all familiar with hearing about wine country in the States. But do you know much about Chilean wine? Join us as we’re discovering wine country of Chile.
2014 had a rainy start to the growing year for the grapes in the region of Montefalco Sagrantino, but it finished sunny and strong. Here are favorite bottles of the 2014 releases.
Spring is here! And with the new season comes holidays that celebrate new beginnings. We wouldn’t want to leave wine out of these celebrations, so check out these favorite foods paired with Cavit wines that are perfect for Easter or any brunch this season. We take our brunching seriously!
While bourbon barrel-aged wine is becoming more of a sought-after item today, it was once an oddity. We have a taste of the most recent release from the winery that started it all.
So many times we have fallen for a particular bottle of wine not only because of what is inside, but because of the circumstances in which we are sipping it. Westmount understands this and makes wines that are unpretentious, are ready to adventure and help you explore the style of Oregon no matter how far you are.
In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating women in the food and wine world of Sonoma Valley that are leading movements and changing the business landscape in a delicious way.
The countdown is on, spring is officially days away. To set the mood, we’re sharing two wines that are helping us think spring.
To truly celebrate the new season, we’ve teamed up with Cavit wines to bring you a feast of pastas that are fit for spring and paired with the perfect bottles of wine.
If you’re anything like us, most wines you buy, you drink within that same year. But if you’re thinking about starting a cellar as an investment or for your own personal enjoyment, here’s a wine you should start with.
What happens when a wine is made more as a gimmick, with the focus being on the label and bottle and trying to attract diehard fans? We let you know our thoughts on the newest Walking Dead wine.
Sometimes an affordable bottle of Champagne is appropriate, other times it isn’t. Here’s when we like to splurge and a favorite bottle that fits the bill.
Ever wonder what wine to pair with your pasta? The trick is to focus on the sauce rather than the pasta. Here are five favorite pasta recipes and delicious wines to match.
Here are some of our favorite wine pairings and tips that can actually be accomplished last minute or on a weeknight. Check out these ideas matched up with Sicilian wines.
We love exploring the different regions of France, but it’s not in the budget to visit as often as we’d like. We’re taking a more affordable approach and exploring different areas of France through wine. Check out this guide as we explore the Rhône Valley, producing affordable, food-friendly Côtes du Rhône wines.
The world of Italian wines is vast. Discover just at up the iceberg and read about the wines of Emilia-Romagna.
Hygge is that Scandinavian word that is all the rage. It simply means to be cozy and enjoying a purely joyful moment of comfort and relaxation either on your own or with good friends. Here are a few cozy, sustainable wines that help us enjoy a moment of hygge.
Joe Donelan, founder of Sonoma County’s Donelan Family Wines, is keeping things close to what he knows, releasing a Chardonnay named after his mother. It’s a bottle everyone will love.
Let’s break away from the usual Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs. It’s a new year. A clean slate to try new wines and explore regions we may be less familiar with. But where to start? Check out these unique wines from the Alto Adige DOC.
Just because you’re trying to refresh your meals or get more whole foods into your diet doesn’t mean you have to give up wine. Here are our favorite fresh food and wine pairings for the new year.
The next time you are snowed in, cozy up with these comfort food recipes paired with perfect wines.
Check out these tips to perfectly pairing a charcuterie and wine spread, complete with all the fixings and inspired by the Côtes du Rhône region.
Sterling Vineyards has introduced their first two sparkling wines just in time for your New Year’s celebrations.
Ready to get cozy? Check out these classically French dishes fit for the coldest days of winter and they’re elegantly paired with wines from Côtes de Bordeaux.
If you’re hosting New Year’s Eve or you offered to bring some wine, check out these bottles that will help you ring in the New Year, but are still affordable. All at less than $20 a bottle, these wines are ready to please a crowd. If your guest list is long enough, ask your local wine store if they have a case discount.
Take the awkwardness and stress out of a holiday gathering by having a wine tasting cart. In four easy steps you and your guests can be enjoying an easy wine and food experience.
It’s a busy time of the year. Takeout is often the answer. Just because you order takeout doesn’t mean you have to skip the wine. (Nothing is ever too casual for wine.) Check out our tips to matching your favorite delivery or to-go foods with wine.