Holiday get-togethers are happening. That means the wine is flowing! One of the largest stressors I hear from people is knowing what kind of wine to bring to a festivity when they are asked to supply a wine. There’s so much apparent pressure to pick the “right” wine. But here’s the secret: there is no […]
Are Wines Bottled with a Screw Cap Good?
Imagine… Going to a party, filled with some of your closest friends and several acquaintances. The host has asked everyone to bring a dish or wine for the group to try. Not really sure what to prepare, you opt for a wine. But then the host tells you last minute that there are a few […]
Kosher Wines for Passover
The Seder plate. The garnished dinner table. Someone is hiding the afikoman for the little ones to find later. The matzah ball soup simmers in the background. It’s time for Passover! Passover is actually one of those holidays in which the wine takes a dominant role as wine is consumed throughout the entire Seder. Thus, […]
Easter Candy Wine Pairings
If you are looking for a creative way to use up all of that Easter candy, consider small wine-and-dessert pairings on Easter weekend (or the weekend after Easter!). Serving candy and wine in small portions to avoid over-sugaring your guests is a fun, unique way to make use of all of that candy. When tackling […]
Do You Love Old World or New World Wines?
The White Wine Edition Many wine lovers often know wines by their varietal names: “Cabernet Sauvignon,” “Chardonnay,” “Pinot Grigio,” “Pinot Noir,” etcetera. But what takes a little more understanding and exploration is how the region the grapes are grown in influence the taste of that variety. Furthermore, winemaking practices used to make the wine can […]