National Mulled Wine Day

Many times we speak of ancient grapes and antiquitous wine stylings on the blog here, but nothing (well, BC wine production evidence itself aside) is as old, nor still beloved after all this time, as mulled wine. Mulled wine is celebrated today to recognize the long standing tradition…

#OTBN 2021

Today marks the annual festivities of Open That Bottle Night, a night dedicated to opening a special bottle of wine you’ve been holding on to where the reason to open it may have passed. Really, the focus is on telling the story of what that wine was to…

February 2021 Industry News

Our Top Read: Australia and China have some serious trade tensions, which means premier Australian wine may be getting a price drop. Click here for more. In the News: So…there’s finally, actually some good news for California 2020 vintage wines. Click here for more. Not sure what wine…

A Final Thought on Nebbiolo…

To wrap up our month of celebrating Nebbiolo, we should take our final words on the subject to look at other Nebbiolo producing regions in Italy and around the globe and what they have to offer. For those seeking the fullest expressions of all the unique terroirs that…

Barolo & Barbaresco

Without a doubt, Barolo and Barbaresco own the real estate at the top of the mind in any conversation regarding Nebbiolo, globally.  Nowhere is a better expression achieved for the grape, nor a higher price fetched for this exceptional grape.  While we’ve spent the majority of this month…

Happy National Drink Wine Day!

While the origins of this holiday are still not fully known, February 18th is National Drink Wine Day.  Allegedly it’s a day to learn about the benefits of drinking wine, but seeing how none of us are doctors or medical professionals in any way, shape, or form, we’ll…

On Nebbiolo

A word to the (wine) wise: Never make the mistake of buying a wine you’re uncertain of just because the price tag is high, often times, you’ll be very disappointed. It has been our experience that in general American consumers are not always well versed with Nebbiolo as…

10 Fun Facts About Nebbiolo!

Hey folks, let’s have some fun learning about Nebbiolo today! Below we’ve listed our 10 favorite facts about the grape of the month: Nebbiolo originated in Piemonte and is considered the most important grape in the region The name ‘Nebbiolo’ comes from the Italian word nebbia, translated to: fog,…

#febisnebb

While we’ve totally made this up, and it’s in no way a real thing, we’ve decided February is Nebbiolo Month for us, lovingly known internally as Feb is Nebb Month (#febisnebb) One may ask, why is Feb Nebb?  It’s not like Nebbiolo is harvested anywhere in the world…