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Wine Recommendations from a Thrillerchick

A Wine Purse Actually Exists (and it's amazing)

J.T. Ellison

Photo credit: Jonathan Boulton

Photo credit: Jonathan Boulton

We all know that a good handbag is a great investment—even better when it's pretty and functional.

Folks, have we got the bag for you.

It's a purse. That stores wine. And has a spigot. For said wine.

The Internet seems to agree: this is the accessory we need, not the accessory we deserve. 

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Recipe for the Weekend: Red Wine Hot Chocolate

J.T. Ellison

(Image credit: Lauren Volo)

(Image credit: Lauren Volo)

Y'all. Let's get real for a moment.

Winter is almost over. And while we're excited about seeing green things again, we mourn the loss of Hygge-inducing favorites, like hot chocolate.

So.

Get the while the gettin's good and go make some red wine hot chocolate. (No explanation necessary, right?)

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The Ultimate Foodie Road Trip

J.T. Ellison

image credit: Decanter

image credit: Decanter

If you're a foodie who hits the lottery, we know exactly what you should do with your new fortune.

Take a road trip of Michelin-starred restaurants. Which, according to Decanter, would take five months to complete.

Five best months of your life? Probably.

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10 Wine/Movie Pairings for Valentine's Day

J.T. Ellison

image credit: Vivino

image credit: Vivino

Ahh, the classic date activity: watching a movie! And there's nothing more romantic than snuggling with your sweetie on the couch, pouring a glass of wine, and fighting for 30 minutes over which movie to stream.

Need some help picking and choosing? Vivino has 10 wine/movie pairings perfect for your Valentine's date.

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Stemless Glasses: Yea or Nay?

J.T. Ellison

image credit: Decanter

image credit: Decanter

They defy everything you've ever been told about wine.

Always hold a glass by the stem to avoid unwanted changes in temperature. Only uncouth hooligans put their hands on the bowl.

But now, stemless wine glasses are popping up everywhere. What gives? Are there any benefits to using stemless glasses? Decanter investigates.

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Wines to Pair with Girl Scout Cookies

J.T. Ellison

image credit: Vivino

image credit: Vivino

Really, the title says it all. 

It's almost time for the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Girl. Scout. Cookie. Season.

From Samoas and Thin Mints to Tagalongs and Trefoils, these are the wines to drink with your favorite confections.

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The Burger-Wine Pairing List You Didn't Know You Needed

J.T. Ellison

photo credit: Wine Folly

photo credit: Wine Folly

Spring, Summer, Fall Winter— doesn't matter. In America, it's always burger season. 

For those of you who go a little classy with our burger beverages, you may be interested in this all-encompassing burger-wine pairing list from Wine Folly. Some of the most popular toppings in all the land are covered, along with their perfect vino counterparts.

Exciting times, y'all.

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25 New Wines We Need to Try in 2017

J.T. Ellison

Do ever get stuck in a wine rut, drinking the same varietals over and over again because they're safe?

We get it. We do it too. When you're paying for a delicious experience, why mess up a good thing?

But Matt Kramer of Wine Spectator has a list of 25 wines, a new one to try every other week, to get us out of our ruts.

Are there any of these you want to try?

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How Does Color Affect Your Perception of Taste?

J.T. Ellison

photo credit: Wine Folly

photo credit: Wine Folly

We humans have had a while to grow and evolve, and our instincts have been honed along with that growth. A natural place to view our instincts: the color of our food and drink.

Ever tried to eat a blue steak? Yeah, didn't think so.

The same holds true with wine—the color greatly affects the way we perceive taste. Don't believe us? Check out Wine Folly investigation.

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