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Spread the Love and Go Wine Tasting This Month

Our love of wine is so communal and it brings us all together. So whether you have a Valentine or not, get out there, try some new wines and spread some love this month. New York Ice Wine & Culinary Festival, Fairport, New York, Feb. 11 Enjoy Ice Wine samples from New York wineries and…
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#RoséAllDay Super Bowl Sunday

We love Rosé at a party around here. And since the Super Bowl is one of the ultimate events of the year, we’re calling for a #RoséAllDay Super Bowl Sunday! It’s fun, easy to drink and pairs perfectly with all your Super Bowl foods. And since real men drink pink, this is an easy one…
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Finally, a Wine Ad Comes to the Super Bowl

Let’s face it, so many of us watch the Super Bowl strictly for the commercials. Well there’s an even better reason to do that this year. For the first time three decades, there will be a wine ad in Super Bowl 51. And [yellow tail] is the wine company with the you-know-what pull it off.…
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Inaugural Wines

Today, we raise our glass to the peaceful transition of power.  Regardless of where you sit on the political aisle, let’s just toast our great country together. So if we’re going to argue over anything, let’s argue over what to drink!  Let’s toast our great land by enjoying wines from the places our leaders represent.…
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Fun White House Wine Facts

With tons of folks pilgrimaging down to Washington, D.C. for the Big Day, we couldn’t help but wonder about the wine habits of our previous Presidents. Because let’s be clear, they drank — and drank a lot. And while we don’t want to send you back to History class, there are a bunch of fun…
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Your Superstitious Friday the 13th Wines

Happy Friday the 13th! There are a myriad of reasons why Friday the 13th is considered one of the unluckiest days of the year, but we don’t buy into any of them. Actually, we think its super fun and another great reason to try some new wines. And if you’re really feel like amping up…
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The Age of Bulgaria: Try Their Wines

Our weekly tip from last week’s email was to explore the wine world and try wines from totally unexpected countries. Well how about Bulgaria? Yes, Bulgaria. Would you believe that Bulgaria actually has been making wine as far back as the Thracians? That’s like 9,000 years ago. Really. And in the 1980’s, they were the…
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New Year, New Wine Words!

Now that much of the drinking has slowed down, let’s take advantage of that sobriety and continue to add to our vocab list. So new year, new words. And as always, if there are any descriptors that you want included — send them on! Crémant A French sparkling wine that is not made in the…
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