Wine Recommendations from a Thrillerchick
'Tis the season for all things squash. If you need something simple and yummy to serve during the first course of your holiday dinner, check out this delicious soup from Wine Spectator and what they pair with it.
Yum. Yum. Yum.
Dragonfruit. Lavender. Pencil shavings.
Spend two minutes watching wine tastings on YouTube, and you'll notice some people have a knack for spotting all kinds of crazy things you'd never pick up.
Decanter explains how you can decode these tasting notes in a series of helpful infographics. (um, did you see vinyl up there??)
Hat tip to Wine Folly—they know how to make wine alive, bringing its past into the present and finding endless ways to teach us about our favorite beverage.
Which is why we enjoyed this fascinating article about the birthplace of wine—and the wine varieties from that region... none of which we'd heard of before.
You've seen the absurdly high numbers creep along the Internet ticker tape.
But do you ever wonder how some bottles of wine could possibly go for six-figures? And who would buy them?
The auctioneer you know for art just happens to be in the wine game. And they have a fascinating Q&A in Saveur describing how they make six-figure wine auctions happen.
When you love something, you order it over. And over. And over again.
We aren't the only guilty ones.
Which is why if you're in a Pinot Grigio rut, white wine lovers, Decanter has 5 alternatives for you to try!
Newsflash: Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK.
We get it: you're meal prepping, house cleaning, and trying to find enough body pillows for your Aunt Margie, you've got enough on your plate without trying to figure out the perfect wines to pair with your zillion-course meal.
Don't worry. Vivino has 10 solid wines that'll go great with lots of things you'll be serving at everyone's favorite chow-down extravaganza.
Chablis, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre, Viognier: you may think you have an encyclopedic knowledge of French whites...
But isn't it nice to be wrong about things like this?
The Kitchn dishes on a French white we should probably drink more of... (spoiler alert: we did review this varietal on our site a last year—but that doesn't mean you don't need a reminder to try a good thing again!)