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Chardonnay and Sunny Southern Summers

It’s summer in the Southern hemisphere, and for this occasion, we invited our friend Zukiswa Kota to do a guest post for friendsthatwine.com. This time, Zuki took us on a virtual trip to the little Kingdom of Swaziland. Enjoy! The beginning of summer in late October, early November heralds a range of seasonal activities that bring…read more

5 Favorite Places in Tbilisi to have a Glass of Wine

We’re thrilled to share with you a new guest blog post from our amazing friend Tamara Kvashilava. Tamara was born and raised in Tbilisi, Georgia. After earning a law degree, she started pursuing her passion of storytelling and received a second diploma from New York Film Academy in Los Angeles. Tamara is a wine enthusiast…read more

This Thursday, celebrate Cabernet!

August 31 marks Cabernet’s day worldwide. You probably tried it many times and also have a bottle in your wine collection, but how much do you know about “the king of red wine”? Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon is a red wine with a distinguished and solid reputation. The variety is originally from the hills Bordeaux,…read more

Event alert! Smooth sounds of “Wine Country Jazz” in SYV

Santa Ynez Valley is hosting a ton of events this summer. If you’re in Santa Ynez, stop by the Vineyard House, which is hosting “Music Under the Stars” events, every Wednesday evening, 6:30 to 8:30 PM, through September 13th. Tomorrow night, August 16th, enjoy smooth sounds of  “Wine Country Jazz” – 6:30 to 8:30 PM….read more

You need to see these adorable wine cats of Instagram

Cats are the stars of the vineyards and wineries and excellent hosts. We put together a few wine cat moments captured by Instagram users. You need to see these adorable wine cats of Instagram: Is it time to play yet? Photo credit: @msmonicajane Let me check this brochure for you Photo credit: @huntingtonestate Are we done…read more

5 reasons to try a Moscato wine today

Many grape varieties have their own annual holiday, including Muscat, which is celebrated on May 9th of each year. Such days give an opportunity to both winemakers and wine lovers to share their love and passion about a specific varietal. Below we highlight 5 reasons to try a Moscato wine today. It’s a wine popular worldwide…read more