Canned Wines: The Lo-Down

Canned wines have never appealed to me. However, they’re really having a moment. Some wine bloggers have even dedicated entire Instagram accounts to drinking and reviewing canned wines. Perhaps it’s their convenience factor or their unpretentious charm that make canned wines so appealing. I recently picked up a few cans of several different varietals to decide … Continue reading Canned Wines: The Lo-Down

Drinking champagne (or sparkling wine) is a no-brainer on New Year’s Eve, though I’m game to sip it anytime of the year. There really is nothing more festive than some bubbly, so don’t count down to 2018 without a glass! If you’re pre-gamming before heading out on the town or hosting your own soirée, you’ll … Continue reading

A Lesson on Lillet

apértif: an alcoholic drink taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite; a French word derived from the Latin verb aperire, which means “to open”. While I don’t drink it often, there’s something I love about an apértif. The French have made sipping it before supper an everyday thing, but it’s always seemed a little more special … Continue reading A Lesson on Lillet

Find of the Week

2016 Sauvignon Republic Marlborough NZ Sauvignon Blanc, $7.99 Trader Joe’s Do you have high expectations for an $8 wine? I admittedly don’t. While I don’t sip expensive wine on a typical weeknight, I don’t drink bottom shelf either. I’ve always found $15 to be a safe starting point. Before you jump to wine snob conclusions, … Continue reading Find of the Week