Bottles and Blogs
Our wine blogs are presented with a singular vision in mind; and that is to share with you, the wine traveler, the lover of all things wine, all the latest trends, handy wine tips, data, industry news, and fresh creations we’ve experienced along our travels. They are written by our wine experts in a fun, refreshing, vibrant and palatable format, for everyone to enjoy.
Hello there and welcome fellow wine enthusiasts! Have you ever reached for a bottle of wine and hesitated because the bottle had a screw cap versus a cork? Do you know what the difference is in a bottle with a cork versus a screw cap? Let me shed a little bit of light on the differences. Here are some fun facts: Continue »
Hello there fellow wine enthusiasts! Have you ever wondered why a bottle of wine looks the way it does? The size, the shape, the color? Have you ever wondered what a winemaker has to decide on when choosing a wine bottle? Hopefully I can shed some light and give you some insight as to what goes into making a wine bottle and why wine makers choose that glass, that shape, that color, that size. Continue »
Have you ever been out to a restaurant and you see the sommelier walking back and forth throughout the dining room floor with a bottle in hand, probably wearing a fancy suit? Have you been wondering what they do or been intimidated by their presence? Continue »
Wine tasting can be intimidating, especially if you are new to the world of wine. You have probably seen and heard different ways on how to hold your wine glass, how to swirl the wine, etc. When a sommelier (somm) approaches a glass of wine they are looking at a few things: 1. The color, 2. The aromas, and 3. The taste. Continue »
Who doesn’t like the “POP” sound of a bottle of sparkling wine? Usually that means it’s time to get this party started! People the world over love sparkling wine to start any celebration, whether big or small. Starting a new job - bubbles, getting married - bubbles, celebrating a birthday - bubbles, ringing in the new year - bubbles. Continue »