The What, Why, and How of Decanting
What is Decanting?
Decanting is simply pouring wine from the bottle into a separate vessel without disturbing any sediment at the bottom of the bottle. A decanter is the separate vessel you pour your wine into.
Why Decant a Bottle of Wine?
A Guide to Everything You Need to Know About Wine Clubs
A lot of people have been asking me where I buy my wine, and more specifically, what wine clubs I’m a part of. Rather than just repeating myself to everyone, I figured this would make a great topic for a blog post. Read on to learn what a wine club is, how to find the right wine club for you, and to see my personal recommendations!
Valentine's Day Inspired Food & Wine Pairings
One of my favorite parts of Valentine's Day is the food. Everyone has their own opinion about cupid's holiday, but you can't deny that any excuse for a fancy meal is a good excuse, especially if it includes dessert! Whether you're cooking for a special someone or ordering takeout for your Gal-entine's Day celebrations, this post will help you find the right wine to pair with some of the top Valentine's Day cuisine!
Wine Pairings for Your Favorite Junk Food
Picture this: It’s Friday night. You’ve had a long week and that cozy spot on the couch is calling your name. You reach into the cupboard to grab your favorite snack and settle in for a couple episodes of The Queen’s Gambit. But wait—there’s something missing. You need a beverage to quench your thirst! Lucky for you, I’ve done the hard work for you and paired eight of America’s favorite snacks with their perfect wine counterpart!
Wine Tasting in Woodinville, WA
I was brimming with excitement as my husband and I made the familiar drive from Seattle to Woodinville this past weekend. Not only was I finally getting out of the house, but we were heading to a place that holds some of my fondest memories. We had booked a tasting at Chateau Lill, a venue typically reserved only for special events but that had recently opened up for socially distant wine tastings. This meant we had the lucky experience of returning to the venue of our wedding, and I couldn’t wait to relive the joy of that day.
Five Tips to Better Identify Aromas in Wine
How to Store Wine And Organize Your Cellar
Let’s say you’re interested in purchasing multiple bottles of wine at one time. Most shops have a discount for purchases of 6 (half-case) or 12 (full-case) bottles so this is a great idea for your wallet. The only problem - you need somewhere safe to store them. Wine is a living substance and can be ruined even from within its glass bottle - so it’s important that you store the wine correctly!