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A Holiday Wine Tasting Cart

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.

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The American Dream Winery: Mi Sueño

While some say the American Dream no longer exists, Mi Sueño winery is proof that hard work and passion can take you from dishwasher to winery founder.

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How to Host a Wine Scavenger Hunt

Expecting a house of guests for the holidays or having a group of friend over? Plan a fun activity like this wine scavenger hunt. It get people active, having fun and there’s wine involved. Win, win, win.

Wine Gifting 101

A bottle of wine is a go-to gift for your friends or family members who love good food, good wine, and good company. Ensure the wine present feels meaningful with a little bit of thought. From beautiful ways to wrap a bottle to making an educated guess about what someone will like, here are our top tips to giving wine as a gift. Our favorite part about giving wine? It’s easy to purchase last minute, but it is always special.

Festive Brunch: Hearty Winter Quiche and Wine

This Hearty Winter Quiche is the perfect dish to serve at a holiday wine party or festive brunch. With a crust made with grits and a sweet potato, sausage, collard greens filling, this quiche can be made in advance. Looking for wines to pair with this hearty entree? The Sonoma-Cutrer Russian River Pinot Noir and the Cutrer Chardonnay sip smoothly and offer variety for a crowd, too.

The Wines of Paso Robles

Halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles lies the city and wine region of Paso Robles that has been growing a diverse array of grapes from Bordeaux classics and to favorite American varietals since the 1790’s.

Grilled Peach S’Mores

These grilled peach s’mores are assembled on a stick and easy to make over your next summer campfire. Pair with Moscato wine for a scrumptious treat.

Five Wines to Drink this Weekend

Here are five wines that we can’t get enough of so far this summer. Grab one or a few this weekend and let us know if you find a perfect patio pairing as you’re pouring. Bonus, each wine is less than $20 a bottle.

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Aperol Granita Cocktail

This recipe is based on the highly quaffable Italian aperitif made with Aperol and Prosecco garnished with a slice of orange. Aperol is very similar to Campari, but with a lower alcohol content and a slightly less bitter flavor.

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Five Influential Women in Wine

March is Women’s History Month. While no one needs a dedicated month to celebrate the past and present achievements of women, we are getting in the spirit by talking to five influential females in the world of wine.

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Pairing Wine and Weeknight Dinners

Enjoy wine with your food any night of the week. It’s a Tuesday and you have delivery headed your way? Have no fear, this is what you should pair with it.

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New World Wines to Make You Forget Bordeaux

Sometimes a Bordeaux wine is the perfect bottle for the occasion. Other times, it feels like a bad ex that has left us feeling tired, bored or our wallets empty. To change things up, check out these new world wines that give the classics a run for their money.

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