Crowd-Pleasing Tasting Themes - different sangrias on an outdoor table

Crowd-Pleasing Wine Tasting Themes

Some parties are just MADE for summer, ‘cuz somehow they make us extra happy. Read on for easy, breezy, summer Wine Tasting ideas that are classic, nostalgic and can be set up indoors or out with minimal fuss and maximum … Read More »

Pointless Wines? Woman scoring and analyzing wine

Pointless Wines?

The success that our wines enjoyed during several recent wine competitions made me revisit some comments and questions about the ratings system mostly used in our industry. This made me wonder, has scoring wines become a pointless activity? When you … Read More »

Two women in kitchen looking at wines

Wine Away Your Summer with Us

Looking for a side gig this summer? Become an Independent Wine Consultant with us this month and join the thousands of women and men loving and sharing wine across the nation. Whether you’re wanting to save up for something special, … Read More »

Red, white & blue cocktail

Hot Summer Tasting Themes & Cocktails

It’s less than one week ‘til the official start of summer. Aren’t your fondest childhood memories from summer? Think friends, parties, swimming, barbecues and toes in the sand. Capture the same carefree summer feelings with our hot summer Wine Tasting … Read More »

wines chilling in ice bucket on table

Chilling Wine 101

The heat is on – so break out the ice bucket and make some room in the fridge. This cheat sheet is your definitive guide to properly chill wine, from sparkling to whites, rosés to reds (yes, even reds!). If … Read More »

Dog in vineyard

The Best Noses in the Wine Biz

We all know the value of animals working tail in hand, tusk in hand, paw in hand or snout in hand with their human friends. I have fond memories of feeding a workhorse in Saint-Emilion, France. Named Reveuse, his job … Read More »