Tag: wine

A Rosé for Every Summer Occasion

Rosé wine has become a summer, and really a year round, staple in our world. It’s refreshing, food-friendly and perfect with all of summer’s most casual and fancy occasions. Here are some favorite bottles and pairings.

Summer Sips: Rosé from Rioja

Warm weather and sunny pool days have us pretty much constantly craving a good bottle of rosé. Celebrate summer with delicious rosé wines from Rioja with Tempranillo and Garnacha grapes as the stars of each sip.

Three Actually Good French Rosés for Less Than $15

We love rosé wine. There have been bottles that have truly wooed us, and others that have bored us to tastebud death. This quick guide is here to help you take the guess work out of choosing your next bottle of rose. Check out these three actually good French rosés that are all less than $15.

Three Wines for a Three-Day Weekend

We like to try new wines, but sometimes a wine guide that is a mile long can be overwhelming. So we’re sticking to three. Yep, just three wines fit for the coming Memorial Day weekend.

Postino: Wine and Snacks Hot Spot

We visited the Postino in Denver, Colorado for some boutique wines, great snack items and local beers. For an awesome happy hour or delicious ‘Snacky Things’ all day long, visit their other locations in Arizona and Texas too.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Apple and Bacon Stuffing

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.