Category Archives: Wine

A History and A Recipe: Sangria

Wine / December 20, 2016 / No Comments.

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Thank you Spain for inventing Sangria. And thank you United States for making it a national holiday. Which is today by the way. Hoping you and yours have a happy and safe Sangria Day.

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Introducing the MANCAN

Wine / December 13, 2016 / No Comments.

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Back in 2014, Graham Veysey met up with a friend for a drink after work. He found himself wondering if there was any way to make drinking wine easier. He had been a wine lover for a long time, but was tired of trying to distinguish between Merlots and Pino Noirs that other, more seasoned wine-o’s love to drone on about. He wanted something for every-day people who love wine, but don’t need all the fanfare. That very night, he brought the web domain mancanwine.com.

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Wine Club Wins

Wine / November 16, 2016 / No Comments.

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Somehow, November is already almost over and Thanksgiving is next week. This means relatives galore. There’s nothing worse than getting corned into discussing weird video games with your odd second cousin (How are you even related?) or even worse, getting stuck sitting next to your loud, racist uncle during mealtime. Let’s keep the conversation light shall we?

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9 Cheap Red Wines to Drink During the Debate

Wine / October 9, 2016 / No Comments.

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This election seems to be one of those tragic events where everyone knows it’s a mess but you can’t look away. And you shouldn’t! Watching the Presidential Debate is important, but we thought we would help you make it a little more fun- in a very cheap way. We have a list of red wine, some a great bargain while some you’re getting what you pay for. It’ll be sure to add some extra entertainment while watching the debate. Here are 9 crappy red wines you can drink while watching a less than perfect presidential debate:

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5 Things Wine Experts Wish You Knew

Our Stories / July 23, 2016 / No Comments.

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The world of vino can seem like a daunting one. So to help all the intimidated wine drinkers out there, we collected some expert advice from sommeliers and wine shop owners to compile some tips:

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What You Really Need to Know about Brexit

Our Stories / July 16, 2016 / No Comments.

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By now, everyone is well aware that the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. People all over the world are wondering what this move will do to the world economy, currency exchange and international relations. We, however, are concerned about if and how it will affect our drinking habits. Luckily, here in the United States there is not likely to be any immediate, catastrophic effects.

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Wine Trails To Tour

Wine / July 15, 2016 / No Comments.

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Do you love going to vineyards and exploring the history, as well as the process of winemaking? If the answer is yes and you find yourself in any of these parts of the world, we would highly recommend you stop and visit these places:

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Get your Kicks with Blue Wine by Gik

Wine / July 9, 2016 / No Comments.

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Rosé is so passé. Get ready for the next big thing in the vino-loving community: blue wine.

Founded by a group of nine Spanish entrepreneurs, this revolutionary wine, called Gik, has already become widely popular all over Europe. Currently, it is available in Spain, France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Wondering how it gets that electric blue tone? According to Gik’s website, the color is derived from a combination of organic pigments found in both white and red grapes, called indigo and anthocyanin. Gik’s founders suggest pairing the sweet-tasting wine with nachos, pasta carbonara, or sushi. Sounds good to us.

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Her Shot: Rosé Infused Gummy Bears

Our Stories / July 3, 2016 / No Comments.

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Sugarfina has officially changed our summer. This luxury candy boutique has come up with their best idea yet: Rosé infused gummy bears.

Yes way, Rosé ! These perfect pink bears can make a great snack from relaxing on your deck at home, all the way to the beach this season. These adult candies taste crisp and sweet, so get them while you can – they are selling fast. Currently there is a waitlist of 400 people, but don’t let that get you down. Sugarfina is making them fast, claiming that they’ll have more ready to sell this week. Don’t miss out on the perfect mix of candy and bubbly booze – join the waitlist here: roseallday@sugarfina.com

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MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH COCKTAILS

Cocktails / May 8, 2016 / No Comments.

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It’s that time of year, when the day is dedicated to our Mamas. If you’ve found you don’t have enough time to get her the perfect gift, why not trade out flowers for a special cocktail at her Mother’s Day brunch? Here are some recipes that are bound to get you inspired.

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