My friends group chat recently discussed where we can buy ethical and local gifts this year, and I LOVE that we’re thinking this way. Got me wondering though, is anyone applying this level of thinking to the wine they’re picking up for their family catch up, or the bottle they’re going to throw into their…
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…
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?