Appetizers with Wine: The Beginner’s Guide

Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in Wine Pairings, Wine Store Blog | 0 comments

Appetizers with Wine: The Beginner’s Guide

Maybe you’re hav­ing a wine-tasting party and want to serve appe­tiz­ers to go with it. Or maybe you’re just look­ing for some­thing to nib­ble on while you and some friends enjoy a glass or two. What­ever your rea­son, appe­tiz­ers with wine are a fan­tas­tic mix. But, choose care­fully. Pick the wrong appy to go with your wine and you might end up throw­ing off your palette. That makes for a sub-par wine expe­ri­ence, and who wants that? Rule One for appe­tiz­ers with wine: keep it...

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Valentine’s Ideas: Pairing Wine and Chocolate

Posted by on Feb 14, 2012 in Wine Pairings, Wine Store Blog | 0 comments

Valentine’s Ideas: Pairing Wine and Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is just around the cor­ner, and obvi­ously one of the most pop­u­lar and tra­di­tional gifts to give is choco­late. Nearly every­one loves choco­late. It is an aphro­disiac, and often cases, even more so with the addi­tion of some wine! So with that said, in this blog we’re going to explore the full extent of pair­ing wine and choco­late. Read on; your date this year will thank you. Some basic guide­lines to fol­low when pair­ing choco­late with wine are seen below. Like all...

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