I got a tattoo of grapes during veraison… does that make me a wine geek? Possibly. WSET diploma seeker @haley.mercedes
A fruit-forward-yet-bold red that’s loved for its red fruit flavors and smoky exotic spice notes. Originally from Croatia and related to top Croatian grape, Plavic Mali.
A popular and unmistakable white wine that’s loved for its “green” herbal flavors and racy acidity. Sauvignon Blanc grows nearly everywhere and thus, offers a variety of styles ranging from lean to bountiful.
Merlot is loved for it’s boisterous black cherry flavors, supple tannins, and chocolatey finish. On the high end, it’s often mistaken with Cabernet Sauvignon and commonly blended with it.
Chardonnay is now the most widely planted white grape variety, globally. Chardonnay is a major grape in Champagne, and other sparkling wines.
Albariño is a white grape variety grown in Spain and Portugal, and currently used for white wines such as Vinho Verde.
Spring Wines: What to Drink This Season
Our top picks for spring wines. The rules? Wines that match the turbulent weather, pair well with the spring harvest (green!), and not break the bank.
25 Perfectly Fitting Wine Names for Cats
Yes, it’s perfectly fitting to name your cat after something wine-related. Toronto-based somm (and lover of long hairs) offers up 25 wine names for cats.
Best Wine For Sushi? Try One of These
In lieu of the classic choice of sake, let’s chat (sushi-friendly) grape-based beverages. Find the best wine for sushi with this clever guide.
Picpoul and The “Other” Whites Wines of Southern France
Picpoul means “lip stinger” and is just one of the intriguing white wines from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.
Discover the Lifecycle of a Wine Grapevine
You may have heard the phrase “great wine is made in the vineyard” and it’s true! Great wines are made with great grapes. Let’s take a look at the lifecycle of a grapevine and learn how each step affects that year’s vintage.