Hey there newbies! It’s getting to be that time of year again where parties fill up your weekends & you see your family more than the average amount. You know…
“THE FAMILY WAS SUPER CLOSE. GRANDPA HAD PASSED & THIS WAS SOMETHING THE FAMILY COULD REALLY RALLY BEHIND.” – JOE WIENS Squeezing all nine siblings in their Volkswagen Van to…
Grapes are like people, you gotta know where they come from in order to understand them. They are also all very different, even the ones that are the same… Kind of like a big, loud family. So, let’s get to know some!
Red wine shouldn’t scare you! Here are a few options for a newbie from our winemaker himself, let’s take it slow…
Wine isn’t always perfect. I know, I can’t believe I just said that. But it’s true! Wine faults present themselves in a variety of ways, so let’s learn what to avoid, together!
Hosting party & want to serve wine? Want to impress your friends with your newfound wine skills? Have no idea how to do that? Read on!
Today we’re going to discuss what to do when that glass is poured & you’re faced with the inevitable role of judge in a trial of aromas. Let’s learn some tasting tips!
Restaurant wine lists can be long & confusing. It can be hard to just order a simple drink with your dinner, especially the “right” one. We’ve given you some tips to make that process easier (Hint: There is no “right” way to order wine at a restaurant.).
Wine itself is an art, but wine with food? A masterpiece! Let’s learn some basic tips on how to pair wine.
Getting the grape from vine to glass is a process that starts before they’re even grown on the vine. Let me take you through a very simple version of the growing season & learn along with me!
There are too many wine words to learn on your own, we’ll help you out! We made a list of wine descriptors, aromas, & their definitions for you. Learn how to speak wine with us!
Barrels are more than just a pretty face. They actually help age wine by adding different flavor profiles & tannin levels! Learn about how barrels help age wine, where they can come from, & how they can be reused.
If you’re new to wine, you may be asking yourself, how is it made? Of course, making wine is much more involved than these five simple steps we’re about to show you, but nevertheless, it’s all in how you make it!
Think tannins aren’t important to wine? You’re wrong– sorry, but you are. Tannins give you those different tasting notes you look for & add to the texture of wine as well.
It can be an intimidating task to become familiar with wine. So, in a tribute to all the newbies out there, we are going to try & lighten that load. This week, we tackle the question of what tasting really entails. Join me on the journey!
It’s hard to believe, but bud break is already here! We always get a bit excited for bud break because it signals the start of another season, and it’s just so cool to watch nature in action.