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 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

Happy Sauvignon Blanc Day 2017

Today marks the 8th annual Sauvignon Blanc Day all around the world. Traditionally, Sauvignon Blanc is celebrated on the first Friday in May of each year. Sauvignon Blanc is a fresh and elegant wine, balanced, with high acidity, intense aromas of exotic fruit (grapefruit, pomelo), herbs, and a persistent finish. We put together the main…read more

Sauvignon Blanc Day 2017 through the eyes of Instagram users

May 5th marks the International Sauvignon Blanc Day! The celebrations are highly awaited by all wine lovers around the world, and already have started in New Zealand – the easternmost part of the planet! Happy International Sauvignon Blanc Day! #sauvblancday #pyreneeswines #estategrown #passionfruit #pyreneesunearthed #sancerre #style #goatcheeseplease #yum #sauvignonblanc A post shared by bluepyrenees (@bluepyrenees) on…read more

Top 5 movies to pair with wine this Easter weekend

Finally, it’s a holiday weekend, and you have a chance to spend some away-from-the-office time with family and/or friends. Combine your time with some heartwarming and exciting movies, and of course, a glass of your favorite wine. 5. Chocolat The story of Vianne and her daughter moving to a small city in the south of…read more

5 tips to getting the most out of your wine

We all love drinking wine, so what else is there to do other than pour and drink? We put together 5 basic tips to getting the most out of your glass of wine. 1. Serve it at the right temperature Wine should be brought to a suitable temperature before serving. Keep the white wine and rosés…read more

Where does the U.S. export most of its wines?

2016 was a record year for United States wine exports, reaching $1.62 billion in revenues. Moreover, the U.S. is the world’s largest wine consumer and 4th largest wine producer. Around 90% of the US wines are produced in the golden state of California. Where does the United States export the largest share of its wines? See below the…read more

7 major wine events to visit in 2017

Combine travel with exciting wine events this year! Get the chance to taste a variety of wines from all around the world, whether you are a distributor looking for large purchases or a wine lover looking for a few cases for yourself! Check below a list of recommended events ranging from New York to Hong…read more