Posts in Wine Trends
American wines missed the point. A new generation of winemakers gets it though!

Wine is a different beast in this country. It is a massive industry, dominated by great barons of viticulture like Mondavi, EJ Gallo, and Constellation. They make brands, not wine. They create products to be consumed, not art to be loved.

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The glories of ultra light-bodied red wines - Your new go-to wines

You can chill them, drink them at a barbecue, or crush them on the porch. They refresh, they excite, and they are way more interesting than rosé.

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Are we ever going to Fall in love with orange wine?

In the past few years since I started drinking and appreciating it, I begin to wander if we will ever “Fall” in love with orange wine? Orange wine has the charm, it has the character, and the color makes it a dead ringer for your seasonal harvest spread, but will it ever capture our imagination in the same way that other wines do?

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There has never been a better time to try a (obscure) new wine!

I think we should just call them..ok now bear with me for a second because I'm going to sound a little crazy... "grapes" and "wines". Whoa! Somewhere some writer for a stuffy old wine magazine just got a nosebleed, but I think its time to stop calling these wines obscure. Let's just call them what they are, delicious!

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The hottest white wines of the summer

Its as though summer was made for white wines, or maybe white wines were the genius invention of a winemaker who ached for his favorite grapes to quench his thirst on a hot day. You just cannot deny that summer and white wine make for the perfect pairing.

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Unforgettable: Irresistible red wines to drink this spring!

Oh Spring, where have you been! It feels like we have been waiting so long to see the flowers bloom and the birds sing. The air is filled with endless possibilities, good vibes, and just a hint of floral driven allergies. Spring just also feels like the perfect season for drinking irresistable red wines from all over the body spectrum.

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Time to step up your Rose game this Spring!

Yes Rose is awesome, but its time you stepped up our Rose game this spring. Here's how.

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Drinking craft wines from America's small wineries is one of life's greatest pleasures

Have you ever sat and thought about what are the simple pleasures that keep your spirits lifted? To me one of life's greatest simple pleasures is to drink craft wine from some of the small wineries across America. 

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Why descriptors like masculine and feminine are really outdated

Hello! This is 2018! Are you still assuming that wine's gender? Not to sound like a super woke social justice warrior, but terms like masculine and feminine are two of the worst wine descriptors we have ever heard of.

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Wine trends for 2018 - Wines we are looking forward to drinking more of this year

Yeh, 2017 was great, but the wines that are going to make 2018 are so much more fun. We cannot wait to be drinking more of these wines in 2018, and we predict you are all going to be drinking with us.

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White Wines for Winter

Who said winter had to be the solitary domain of red wines? White wines can strike and warm your heart just as much as any rich full bodied red wine can when the temperature drops outside.

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The Hotlist: December 2017 - Wines you NEED to be drinking this month

December is here! That means places get lit up with lights and decorations and we spend way too much time outside at Christmas markets than anybody should reasonably do in this kind of weather. Yes its cold AF but do we care? Hell no!

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The wines to drink for Thanksgiving 2017

Thanksgiving is a beautiful time to sit down and feast with loved ones, but sometimes finding the right wine can be a pain in the ass.

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Wines for Friendsgiving

To me the best part of Thanksgiving is Friendsgiving, a chance to feast again but also be with people you choose. So if you are going to do Friendsgiving right, you are going to have to find the right wines to go with your festivities

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The Hotlist: November 2017 - Wines we love that keep us warm

Summer is well and truly over, Fall is in full swing, and Winter is creeping up on us. Some of you have probably seen your first snow fall. Oh god and then there's Thanksgiving coming up and the start of the holiday season. Good thing wine is there to help

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Fall is a great time to try Orange Wine

Fall is a great time to try orange wine. If you have never tried orange wine or are a little bit skeptical then this is your perfect opportunity!

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The Hot List: October 2017 - Wines and trends to look out for this month

Here are a few trends happening in the world of wine right now that we think you should be keeping an eye out for. 

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Five wines to drink this fall, the wine guide to get you started this season.

Ankle boots, light jackets, and dead leaves. What could be missing? Oh yeh! A guide to wines that will help you kick off the fall right.

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Three more white wines to see you through Summer 2017

Summer and white wine just go together. It is a fact. Everything you do, everything you eat, every moment under hot sun or balmy night can be forever locked in memory through the crisp bite of a great white wine.

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Keep it crisp and keep it cool: The white wines you need to drink this summer!

There are so many white wines to choose from how could you possibly pick one? Where do you start? Well, we have some ideas for the white wines you need to be drinking this summer!

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