What is Lambrusco?

Two reasons for this post:  First, we’re sorry to all the customers who still continue to call or email and inquire if we will ever have anymore Della Robbia.  We will not, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a similar, just as delicious product out there!  Enter reason…

Mind Over Matter

…or, “A Cellar Rat’s Guide to Becoming a Cellar Rat.” Now might be the best time to buy those big structured reds.  Yes, you read that right.  Tasting and buying big reds in the height of summer seems like crazy person talk, and it may be, but nonetheless,…

Ultimate (At Home) Mimosa Bar

Now is the time of year when brunch hits full steam.  And with brunch comes Mimosas.  Now, not everyone wants to wait for an hour or more to have brunch at the hottest spots in town, nor do you want to go to the place that “always has…

It’s Father’s Day!

Dads love beer. Dads love whiskey. And Dads love wine! While we cannot help you with the whiskey or beer categories, we surely can assist in the wine department. But following suit with this year’s Mother’s Day post, a trip back in time to the Father of Wine. …

Great (Wine) Gifts For Dad!

Father’s Day is right around the corner, so we’ve compiled some great gifts for the wine-loving dad in your life! Wine Decanter, $17-$1000+ A wine decanter is the most industrial, functional of all wine gifts for dad.  It can also become your dad’s next piece of fine art,…

Ohio Wine

Happy Ohio Wine Month! Ohio has a rich history of wine production dating back to the 1820s in the Ohio River Valley.  By the late 1800s, the Catawba grape was the most important grape in the state’s wine production, originally planted by Nicholas Longworth.  Today, the Catawba grape…

Rosé Facts

Here are 10 fun facts about Rosé for National Rosé Day! Rosé wine predates red and white wine, first documented around roughly 7000 BC. Skin contact from red grape skins are what impart the color to the wine.  The longer it sits, the more color is extracted. The…

3 Summer Wine Ideas

With the summer fast approaching, how will you be enjoying the weather and your wine this year? Here are 3 great ideas for enjoying the outdoors without losing touch with your wine-loving lifestyle! A Picnic: Choose Your Destination Break out the blanket or grab a table at your…

Idaho Wine

Happy Idaho Wine Month! Yeah, you heard that right, there is wine in Idaho! In fact, there are 52 wineries currently operating in the state and the number continues to increase. In the ongoing search for new frontiers of winegrowing and terroir expressions, some in the Pacific Northwest…

Community Question: Why Wine?

A simple question. You could be a bourbon fanatic, a vodka collector, a beer aficionado…but why have you selected wine as your drink of choice? Please use the comment section below to leave your response. Register with Disqus to comment as a user, or you can always comment as a…