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Syrah vs Shiraz: What’s the Difference?

Curious what the difference is between Syrah vs Shiraz? This might surprise you, but they’re actually the same grape! Syrah and Shiraz, two names for one beloved red wine.  The grape started off

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Best Prosecco for Mimosas: Your Complete Mimosa Guide

When fresh-squeezed oranges mingle with dry bubbles of Italian Prosecco, a magical elixir is born–the mimosa.  Inviting and superbly flavorful, this brunch staple has become one of the most beloved celebratory drinks around

Best Pinot Grigio Wines for Any Budget

Are you a Pinot Grigio lover? If so, then you’re in luck! We have scoured the globe to source some of the best Pinot Grigios around. From light, crisp flavors perfect for summer

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Best Cabernet Sauvignon for Any Budget

Cabernet Sauvignon is King. If you’re looking for the best Cabernet Sauvignon, I’ve rounded up my favorites and the best of the best at every price point. Cabernet Sauvignon — the drink of

Best Chardonnay Wine for Any Budget

Best Chardonnay Wine for Any Budget

Chardonnay is one of the most polarizing wine varieties out there. Some people love it, whereas others claim to be “team ABC” (anything but chardonnay). Once upon a time, I fell into the

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Best Riesling Wine Reviews & Shopping Guide

Are you looking for the best riesling wine to buy? You’ve come to the right place! In this blog post, we’ll share our top Riesling wine brands and shopping tips. Plus, we’ll provide

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Organic Wine: The Complete Guide

Organic wine. It’s a term you’ve probably heard before, but might not know exactly what it means. In a nutshell, organic wine is made with grapes that were grown without the use of

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Best Pinot Noir Wines for Any Budget

What’s the best Pinot Noir? You might be surprised! There are some great options out there, and we’ve rounded up the best of the best at every budget, from every region, finding you

Best Sauvignon Blanc for Any Budget

11 Best Sauvignon Blanc Wines for Any Budget

Looking for the best Sauvignon Blanc wines for your budget?  Sauvignon Blanc is a delicious white wine that’s perfect for summertime sipping (or really, any time of year!) It’s also one of the

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Best Merlot Wines for Any Budget

Looking for the best Merlot wines for your budget? Each October, I rejoice as the temperatures cool and leaves begin their transition into bright auburn colors – luscious reds, fiery oranges, golden yellows.

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Chocolate Wine: The Ultimate Guide & Top Recommendations

Whether you’re a wine lover or a chocoholic, you’ll appreciate this divine combination of two of the world’s favorite indulgences into one decadent experience – chocolate wine.  There’s nothing quite like a glass

The Best Canned Wine on the Market: 2022 Review

Canned Wine: Sustainable, Delicious, & Easy to Enjoy Looking for the best canned wine to enjoy this summer? I’ve tasted more than my fair share and got you covered with all the reviews!

8 Wines to Drink While Smashing the Patriarchy

There’s no denying it: the wine world is still consumed by the patriarchy. As of 2022, lead women winemakers make up just 10% of the global wine industry (20% in Santa Barbara County

The Ultimate Superbowl Snack & Wine Pairing List

The Superbowl is an American tradition — one that includes gathering around the tv, preparing an indulgent spread of your favorite snacks, and kicking back with your favorite adult beverage. While beer may

6 Everyday Wines Perfect for Summer

Although most look at this time of year as the end of summer, I say it’s still in full swing! And what better way to celebrate than with some wine! Take a look

The Complete Guide to Sparkling Wine

Sparkling wine is a staple during the holidays… and for good reason! There’s something exciting and uplifting about popping open a bottle of bubbly and raising a glass. Whether you’re cheersing with friends,

Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving Wine Guide

Choosing the perfect wine pairing for Thanksgiving can feel complicated… there’s so many different flavors on the table: buttery, creamy potatoes; tart cranberries; stuffing made with any number of ingredients; rich, sweet yams;

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Merlot Month

October is Merlot Month — probably my favorite “wine holiday” out there! Merlot is one of the two main varietals in the OG Wine Region… Bordeaux. It’s capable of producing complex, interesting wines

Rosé All Day

A Guide to Different Styles of Rosé When people think of rosé, they tend to lump it all into one category, assuming each rosé is similar to the last. But that is just

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German Riesling 101

This German Riesling 101 post was produced in partnership with Wines of Germany, however, all views & opinions expressed below are my own. They have additional resources available on their site here, if