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.
Sweeten summer with a gorgeous layered Vegan Dark Chocolate Raspberry Shortcake dessert, served with a refreshing sparkling dry Vinho Verde rosé wine.
Everyone knows that today is the day you can hit up the nearest 7-Eleven for a free Slurpee. But because we like to get creative in the kitchen instead of going to a convenience store, we are going to be making our own this year. Check out these homemade slurpees, slushies, or frozen concoctions that will cool you down with fun flavors.
Check out this simple and delicious way to prepare white fish. Pair the grilled mahi mahi with a glass of Vinho Verde Estreia. Perfect for Summer and grilling season.
Renowned Napa vineyard, Cakebread Cellars has perfected the art of Sauvignon Blanc and other wines that pair effortlessly with great seafood.
It’s stone fruit season! We are celebrating with this muddled plum and herb tequila cocktail that is utterly refreshing. Please welcome the Plum Smash.
Is there anything better than cold brew coffee on a hot summer day? Lately on warm evenings, we have been reaching for a cold brew liqueur. Mr. Black, a Coffee Liqueur, has reinvigorated us and our love for playing with cocktails.
Discover some of the best wines of Roero, Italy.
Enjoy cocktails that are favorites at Le Meridien Lav, a spot in the beach town…
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.
Celebrate Mai Tai day with a new twist on the rum drink.
Gin is often our go-to spirit of the summer. It’s refreshing and so versatile. Here’s a gin cocktail for every palate.
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.
Made with a fruity red wine, this frozen sangria is perfect to make ahead of…
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.
For brunch or on a warm evening, these refreshing pineapple mojitos hit the spot.
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.
Revamp the dirty martini with grilled olives and smoky bitters.
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.
Cauliflower gnocchi with pesto and shrimp is a light and refreshing summer dinner idea ready in under 30 minutes! This gnocchi recipe pairs perfectly with your favorite summer wine, Vinho Verde.
If you love trying beer as much as we do, you will love this new beer-cation offering at St Julien Hotel & Spa with West Flanders Brewing Co. in Boulder, Colorado.
Spike your iced coffee or inspire you next cold brew with these fun coffees that are sure to help you chill out on the hottest days of summer.
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.
Bright and colorful, this Mango-Strawberry Smoothie recipe is delicious any time of the day. The smooth mango and tart strawberry not only compliment each other in color but are the perfect flavor combination.
Sweet strawberries, take the pucker out of fresh-squeezed lemon juice in this delicious version of classic lemonade. The addition of homemade thyme-infused simple syrup adds a delightfully herbal note.
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Hotel themselves are becoming a destination, not just a stopping point at the end of a long day exploring a city. Here are a few hotels that are serving their own craft beers and spirits that are made right on property.
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.
A delicious milk-based drink made with added almonds, saffron and cardamom flavors, Badam Kesar is a soothing sip.
Sip on this refreshing tropical mango-coconut lassi made with fresh turmeric and pineapple for great flavor and color.
Simple, five-ingredient Coconut-Pineapple Mai Tais are tropical, refreshing, and delicious. These Mai Tais are fruity, but not too sweet.
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.
If you love beer as much as we do, be sure grab tickets for the second annual Vail Craft Beer Classic. Here are the events you don’t want to miss.
Bartend for Mom this Mother’s Day with this fun, bubbly rosé champagne drink that’s fit for brunch or a warm evening outside, simply spending time together.
Dark cherry zucchini protein smoothie. This smoothie is so good and has been my go-to…
Spring is here, which means it’s time to celebrate Mom. Whip up a stunning brunch gin drink along with breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day. Plus, we have a perfect gin drink for Dad, too. After all, Father’s Day is only a few weeks away.
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.
In just a few ingredients, you could be enjoying a glass of this strawberry sipper made with tequila, lime and a black pepper simple syrup for a subtle zing.
The perfect sweet and tangy cocktail. This pineapple margarita recipe is easy, classic, and bursting with flavor.
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.
Celebrate Derby Day with one of these riffs on the Mint Julep cocktail. A perfect way to say cheers to Mint Julep Month.
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.