Drinks

The Primitivo Grape and Three Wines to Try

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.

Sticking to a Budget? Two Quality Chilean Red Wines We Love

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.

Romantic Valentine’s Day Wine Pairings

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.

Winning Super Bowl Sips

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.

Wines to Sip from the Old World of Southern Rhône

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.

Tasting The California Coastline through Wine

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.

Elysian: A Wine Label Paying Homage to the Land

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.

Ring in the New Year with Punch Bowls

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!

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Warm Winter Mull with Gin

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!

Brown Bread Vodka Cocktail

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.

Vegan White Russian Cocktail

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.

Bacon-Wrapped Pork Roast

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.

Beet, Mustard and Fennel Appetizers with Martinis

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.

Mix and Mingle: Holiday Party Prep, Cocktail Edition

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.

Holiday Entertaining Tips and Appetizer Recipes

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.