NATIONAL MULLED WINE DAY

March 3rd is National Mulled Wine Day! Yay wine! Mulled wine dates back as far as the 2nd century Rome, Italy, where it was first recorded that wine was heated and spiced. This drink is more popular in the United Kingdom than the United States and is usually consumed around Halloween and Christmas time. So, … Continue reading “NATIONAL MULLED WINE DAY”

National Drink Wine Day

February 18th is National Drink Wine Day and lucky for us, this year, it’s on a Saturday! No work, school, responsibilities…just you and your bottle of red…bottle of white? Since we are not honoring just the wine, but the drinking of the wine, I thought it would only be appropriate to teach you the proper … Continue reading “National Drink Wine Day”

8 New Year’s Eve Traditions

New Year’s Eve is 8 days away! We have begun the countdown to help you prepare for the biggest party of the year! Today, we are giving you New Year’s Eve traditions from around the world, try out one at your party. Just in case you missed the start of the countdown, here’s 10 Classic … Continue reading “8 New Year’s Eve Traditions”

‘Tis the Season for Cocktails!

Whether it’s Christmas brunch, 8 crazy nights of Hanukkah, New Years Eve, or anything in between, you will definitely be poppin’ some bubbly and drinking festive drinks. Instead of just have the regular ole cocktail, why not impress your guests, and mix it up a bit with some of our favorite champagne and cocktail recipes. … Continue reading “‘Tis the Season for Cocktails!”

10 Champagne Cocktails for the New Year

New Year’s Eve is 10 days away! Do you have your drinks selected for your party, your sparkly dress laid out, and all of your decorations in place? We have begun the countdown and there’s no better way to celebrate than with champagne! Here are 10 classic champagne cocktails to offer guests while ringing in … Continue reading “10 Champagne Cocktails for the New Year”

Pools of Red Wine

If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway, or, want to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul, be sure to check out Yunesson Spa Resort of Hakone, Japan. This Japanese Spa offers a wide variety of pools ranging from wine pools, to sake pools, to even coffee and tea pools. And, they all benefit the body, … Continue reading “Pools of Red Wine”

Thanksgiving Wines

Thanksgiving is a time for being thankful for family, friends, and everything we have in this beautiful life. It is also a time where you will find some delicious vino on the table. Selecting your wine to pair wonderfully with your food, and to impress the guests should not be tough this year. Turkey is … Continue reading “Thanksgiving Wines”

Grape Adventure Wine and Food Festival

Six Flags Great Adventure is hosting its seventh-annual Grape Adventure Wine and Food Festival this weekend, Saturday November 5th and Sunday November 6th. There will be locally-produced wines to taste, local artisans, handcrafted gifts, and an array of food truck vendors. Grape Adventure starts at 11:30AM and runs till 5:00PM both Saturday and Sunday. You … Continue reading “Grape Adventure Wine and Food Festival”

WINE AND HALLOWEEN CANDY PAIRINGS

Halloween falls on a Monday this year…the beginning of a workweek.  Although it is more acceptable to celebrate Halloween on the weekend, I believe a little wine while handing out candy to the trick or treaters is super acceptable.   After all, it is a holiday!  And in case you have collected more candy than you … Continue reading “WINE AND HALLOWEEN CANDY PAIRINGS”

Pairing Wine with Sushi

Sushi and most Japanese cuisine are known for pairing wonderfully with grain-based drinks such as beer and sake (though it is not traditional to drink Sake with sushi in Japan.) I prefer a nice wit beer, not too filling, and just the right amount of carbonation. But what if you prefer splitting a nice bottle … Continue reading “Pairing Wine with Sushi”