Can you cabernet without the kilos? I’m putting it to the test.
No, it’s not a stupid question. If you’ve been in a hipster wine bar lately, you may have encountered the phenomenon that is orange wine. Let me guess, it went something like this: You walk into one of those tiny dark, dingy places. The bearded “sommelier” barely acknowledges your existence until you awkwardly wave and…
Hey there. I know I’ve been MIA on this thing, I’ve been dealing with a mild identity crisis and wasn’t really sure how that could translate to this blog. Do I want it to be a fun how-to guide for people wanting to learn about wine, or a personal reflection on the things I care…
After two years in Canada talking about how great wine is for a living, Shiraz & Shenanigans is starting a new chapter. Don’t feel too bad for me, while it was a pretty sweet gig, I was definitely ready to re-join reality and give my liver a well-earned break. In my new job the goal…
No, they’re not stupid questions.
But if you tried someone’s $7 riesling 10 years ago, and haven’t gone back since; it’s time to try again. Here’s how.
I had someone ask me why prosecco was going to cost them $14 while the cheapest champagne was $50. I get that – they’re both bubbly and can make you dance on a table within a few glasses so why pay extra for one? Here’s some of the reasons why:
I started loving wine before I knew much about it; I was doing lots tastings at wineries, but didn’t really know what to expect from one type to another.
If you’re like me when I started out, don’t sweat – I’ll get you up to speed. I’ve put together a girl squad to help you see the differences between 5 key white varietals; Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon blanc, Riesling, Pinot grigio, and Moscato.
Valentines Day is only a couple of days away, and I’m here to save your butt with a plan that will blow your loved one’s mind.
Yes, you’re doing it wrong.
Recently, some have dared defy tradition and package wine in a can. Is it as good as drinking wine from the bottle?