Category Archives: Wine

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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eBay To Open Online Winery

Featured Story / May 6, 2016 / No Comments.

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Cue tears of joy for never having to step foot in a liquor store again: eBay has announced it will be launching a new online destination for wine. eBay Wine users can browse a wide selection of wines including collectibles, rare and everyday wines for all occasions and are able to purchase them online. The company is partnering with Drync, a mobile app platform for vino, to bring a wide selection of wines to its U.S. shoppers through Drync’s retail network.

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Grapefruit Wine Is Here For Summer

Cocktail Corner / April 25, 2016 / No Comments.

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In 2011, a homemade cocktail from Southern France took the rest of the country by storm. In the land of devine wine it seemed strange for Maison Castel, a world-renowned Bordelaise wine producer, to release, Very Pamp, a bottled cocktail of rosé wine mixed with grapefruit juice. However, within no time it soon became a national favorite for summertime.

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Wine: Fooling Your Wallet And Your Mind

Wine / March 21, 2016 / No Comments.

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Put a box of wine in a  glass decanter and do the same for a $100 bottle, throw away containers and let the night of fancy wine drinking commence because you, along with a majority of wine drinkers, could not be able to tell the difference in quality of wine.

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The Best Outdoor Bars to Celebrate the First Day of Spring

Beer / March 20, 2016 / No Comments.

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No better way to celebrate the changing seasons and the fact that day drinking is acceptable again than by enjoying the great outdoors with a cocktail in hand. Spring also means summer is just around the corner so if you’re planning on taking a vacation to one of these hotspots be sure to check out their outdoor drinking scene. Happy spring!

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Reebok Likes Red Wine

Our Stories / March 12, 2016 / No Comments.

If you haven’t heard about April Storey yet, chances are that you’re not alone. However, if you have, it’s most likely due to her viral wine workout Facebook video. In short, she’s a basic, fitness-minded Cali girl who wanted to get her 15 minutes of fame by sipping red wine between pushups. And, the truth its, it’s hard to not give her credit. We know that there’s a time and a place for everything, and Ms. Storey had the courage to do what we wouldn’t. She’s the legend that created one time and place for fitness and drinking.

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The Aromas You Don’t Want In Your Wine

Wine / March 8, 2016 / No Comments.

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When you’re at a restaurant and you order a bottle of wine, the waiter will most likely give you a taste to see if you like it. You may swirl it around or sniff it for a second, but the whole process is very quick, unless you’re the next master sommelier. However, you might want to sniff your wine for a bit longer. Besides having your bottle turn into pure vinegar, there are five other common wine problems that cause very distinct smells you should look out for.

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