The Easiest, Tastiest Sangria for Thanksgiving

A lot of people look forward to drinking as part of the holidays. Not just to get drunk, but to have fun making memories with loved ones over a cup or glass of something delicious. I’m traveling to Louisiana to visit family this year and am really excited to catch up with them and letContinue reading “The Easiest, Tastiest Sangria for Thanksgiving”

The Ultimate Drinking Challenge: 18 Noble Grapes

There are 18 Noble Grapes that make up all of the red and white wine varietals that we know and love. That’s right, 18. The crazy thing is that you’ve probably been only drinking 3 of them. The best way to learn about wine is to drink it. Taking the time to taste each ofContinue reading “The Ultimate Drinking Challenge: 18 Noble Grapes”

Happy National Nacho Day!

You heard right! It’s national nacho day and I’m ready to throw my ground beef on the stove right now. Something that I learned after becoming a Wine Guide is that SWEET LOVES HEAT. What does that mean? It means that while you’re scorching your mouth with jalapenos and every other kind of pepper thereContinue reading “Happy National Nacho Day!”

Tipsy Taco Tuesday!

Of course, it’s the day after Monday and that holds a lot of meaning for you. It’s Tipsy Tuesday! But let’s take it a step further and incorporate Taco Tuesday, since you know I love tacos. Yesterday, I gave some pretty great tips about drinking dry wine, upgrading your palate to excepting dry wines, andContinue reading “Tipsy Taco Tuesday!”

Get More Buzz For Your Buck By Drinking Dry Wine!

Some of you are die hard advocates for sweet wine. Anything that has the slightest hint of tartness will send you flying through the windows. Yea, I’ve seen some of you. Then there’s another bunch of yall who completely disregard any wine that doesn’t suck all the moisture from your tongue, leaving you looking likeContinue reading “Get More Buzz For Your Buck By Drinking Dry Wine!”

Wine Glasses: Does It Even Matter?

You’ve probably seen Scandal enough times to notice that Ms. Pope has some fancy stems in her cupboard. It’s hard not to fantasize about drinking wine, especially from those glasses, after watching about half an episode. Oh, and don’t forget to pair it with popcorn. What kind of popcorn does she always eat anyway? Butter?Continue reading “Wine Glasses: Does It Even Matter?”

What The Cork Is This?

So you’re in a nice restaurant…ya know…Olive Garden. And you tell the waiter “uh yes, I’d like to buy a bottle of your house pinot noir”, because you’re feeling fancy.The waiter comes out with the bottle, opens it, and gives you the cork. You accept the cork and look back at the waiter and justContinue reading “What The Cork Is This?”