Celebrate: Earth Day!

It is April 22nd, and thus, time to celebrate Earth Day! While we live in a world surrounding us with constant marketing filled with hot words like organic, biodynamic, and sustainable, we would like to take a moment to focus on the real, honest things that we have…

Off The Beaten Path: Hawai’i

Well, if they make wine in Tahiti, they can surely make wine in Hawai’i – and they do. Not just fruit wines, but grape wine too. Volcanic soils are dominant and ridges in the high altitudes of the volcanic mountains are used to plant grapes above 1500 feet. …

It’s World Malbec Day!

To celebrate World Malbec Day, we thought we’d share some fun facts about Malbec! While we Americans have recently had Malbec become a part of the collective wine connoisseur consciousness, it has actually been popular in Argentina for over a century Malbec was originally used only for blending…

Off The Beaten Path: Tahiti

Suffice to say, if the French are there, so is wine. One of the strangest places to find grape wine, where it actually is made from that location, is Tahiti. The French Polynesian island produces a very, very, very small amount of wine, but it produces it nonetheless. …

National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

It is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, and we decided to celebrate this year with Cameron’s favorite grilled cheese recipe and serving suggestions. Cam says, keep it simple! Too many folks nowadays use crazy cheese and fruit or protein combos.  That is fine, but to really enjoy a…

Off The Beaten Path: Moldova

So now our theme emerges in the Off The Beaten Path series.  Coat tailing.  Picking up from our previous article on Tunisia and people we reached out to not knowing where it was on the map, our next wine producing country is much the same. Somewhat sandwiched, but…

Off The Beaten Path: Tunisia

In our previous Off The Beaten Path post, we spoke about Corsican wines and the multitude of influences that created the modern day scene there.  If you noticed, there was one or two strange places to have brought winemaking influence to Corsica.  One of which was Tunisia. Sadly,…

Off The Beaten Path: Corsica

Coat tailing off of our Understanding AOC series and introducing the Off the Beaten Path series this April, we are taking a look at one of the lesser-known regions of France, the Island of Corsica. The simplest way we can generalize Corsica for those unfamiliar with the island…

What is Cheese Wine?

The wine world is always experimenting and pushing boundaries.  From the Passion Fruit wines of Hawai’i to the Honey Wines (Mead) of Europe, if it can be fermented, it will inevitably become wine at some point in history.  And why not?  Remember, it was not all that long…

Community Question: What Is Your Favorite Lot?

Some of you have been with us for a long time.  Some of you are newcomers.   We love you all the same nonetheless, so based on your journey with us, however long, what has been your absolute favorite Lot that we have released? Andre (who has been steering…