This month’s Wine of the Month is Super Tuscan, our number one most popular red wine. Customers come back time and again to restock their personal supply or to pick up a few bottles to give to friends. And while the Super Tuscan is delicious on its own, we often get questions about what the right food is to pair with this crowd-pleasing blend.
Named for the Tuscan region in Italy where it originated, the Super Tuscan is a dry blend of Sangiovese, Merlot, & Cabernet Franc wines. This full-bodied wine exudes aromas of fresh raspberries supported by subtle hints of vanilla and earthy tones, along with intense tannins producing a concentrated palate of blackberries with a peppery finish.
You may have heard the buzz that wine is actually good for you; as it turns out, the rumors are true! Here are five ways that drinking wine can benefit your health.
1 Drink wine, live longer.
We knew having a glass of wine makes your life better, but it turns out it can make your life longer, too!
Perhaps the most compelling study showing the positive health effects of drinking wine comes from Harvard Medical School. This study finds conclusively that there is a positive correlation between the compound resveratrol found in grapes and red/white wine and long-term health benefits, including anti-aging properties, in animals.
Have you ever wondered where the tradition of raising glasses, making a speech, and clinking them together as a gesture of honor, congratulations, and well wishes at celebrations began?
Toasting has been a part of our culture since pre-history, and is a tradition we continue as we celebrate life, love, friendship, mourning, or just a darn good glass of wine. Continue reading
Looking for unique and creative gifts every wine lover will adore this holiday season? We’ve put together this list of 6 of our favorite gifts that are sure to please even the hardest to shop for on your list this year. We hope we can help you find that perfect gift for all the wine lovers in your life! Continue reading
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and that means it’s the perfect time to gather together friends and family to celebrate. Whether you’re hosting a laid-back meal, a fancy wine tasting soiree, a cookie exchange, or anything in between, these simple and creative ideas will help set your holiday party apart this year and make entertaining easier! Continue reading