Halloween Prep: Ghoulish Grub & Spooky Sips

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Happy Hallo-wine! Halloween is lurking right around the corner and there is no better time than now to start prepping for this night of haunting! Whether you are taking the kiddos out for some trick-or-treating or spending the night with your ‘ boo ‘ and some scary movies, having some holiday themed drinks and snacks is the… Read More »

Global Champagne Day

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Global Champagne Day Sipping and cheering to Global Champagne Day with Veuve Clicquot! Along with special events around the world, champagne lovers are invited to share photos, tasting notes, experiences and videos on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram and Delectable using the hashtag #ChampagneDay. This year marks its sixth edition –… Read More »

Wine BLAB: Travel Hacks #107

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WATCH THE REPLAY Travel Hacks #wineblab This #TipsyTuesday, Debra and Kelly jumped on BLAB.im, wine in hand, and chatted about their favorite hacks and tips to make for a less stressful packing and traveling experience. Save time, save space, save sanity. What are your favorite travel hacks or tips? Share it with us in the… Read More »

4 Lick Your Lips Lodi Reds #106

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4 Lick Your Lips Lodi Reds Most of us are very familiar with Napa and Sonoma, but did you know some of the largest suppliers of grapes to the Napa wineries are in Lodi, California? What are the reasons for so many buying grapes from Lodi? Well, to name a few: the extraordinary growing conditions, the… Read More »

Warming Up Your Home For Fall #105

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Warming Up Your Home For Fall For Kelly personally, this is the first real fall she’s been through in close to 4 decades. Being from Hawaii, prep for fall meant nothing more than buying a pumpkin for Halloween and candy for trick or treaters. Debra’s favorite season by far is fall and getting ready for… Read More »

The Glow of Grenache #104

The Glow of Grenache #104

The Glow of Grenache One of the world’s most widely grown grapes, grenache maintains mystery in the realm of today’s wine drinker. Until recently it was a celebrated grape. One of the most popular in the world. Because of the relatively low yield of Grenache, most growers shun it. But the low yield is responsible… Read More »

Crushing Wine Snobbery #103

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Crushing Wine Snobbery Ahh – wine snobbery. You know the type. Mr or Ms know it all, interrupting or controlling the wine conversation so you are aware of how much they know about wine, dripping with elitism and reveling in terms you’ve never heard. it can be intimidating, irritating and at the very least intrusive.… Read More »

Celebrating Cabernet Day #102

Celebrating Cabernet Day #102

Celebrating Cabernet We are celebrating Cabernet Sauvignon Day. One of our favorite days of the year! – but really, who needs a reason to celebrate divine wine? In the 17th century a Sauvignon Blanc grape was married to a Cabernet Franc grape. The result of the union? Cabernet Sauvignon grape. It’s thick skin protects the juices… Read More »

Adventures in Wine * @RaymondVineyard in #Napa!

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Adventures in Wine : Napa & Sonoma Wine Tour Champagne, reds, and whites – oh my! This summer, the Women On Wine community came together for our first ever community outing – and it was even more fabulous than we could have ever fathomed. Everyone put on their favorite summer wine tasting attire, and started the day off in… Read More »

How To Make Six Sassy Summer Spritzers #101

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Sassy Summer Spritzers There are never enough ways to cool down an incredibly hot day. Today we’ve got Wine Spritzers designed to wake up your senses, refresh your being and cool you off! Reminder about wine spritzers – you don’t want to use really good wine, keep the quality of your wine to the sangria… Read More »