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…

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Winemaker Spotlight: Chris Condos

There’s a definite cool factor about Chris Condos. Perhaps it’s that he decided to try his hand at winemaking at the age of 25 or maybe it’s the fact that he had a brief DJ-ing stint in college. It could be his relaxed, organic approach to winemaking or that without a vineyard of their own,…

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Anderson Valley: The Path Less Traveled

“Two paths diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost Most are familiar with the wine trails of Napa and Sonoma, but rarely venture further north to the quaint Anderson Valley. Not to be confused with Sonoma’s Alexander Valley, the…

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Hosting a Wine Night

I’ve always loved entertaining, whether it be an impromptu song and dance for my parents’ friends as a kid or hosting wine nights in my college apartment. I love playing hostess because I enjoy bringing people together over good food, drink, and conversation. I learned early on that it doesn’t take much to get your place party-ready, especially for…

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