Wine Recommendations from a Thrillerchick
One of our favorite apértifs is a good champagne cocktail. Ahhhh—bubbles, bitters, and a sugar cube, sometimes served with a twist, others with a cherry. Either way, it's sweet and refreshing!
Though you'd be amazed how many bartenders, upon receiving your order, look at you with eyebrow raised, head cocked to the side. Because they've. never. heard. of. it.
Thankfully, Nashville's own Union Common has no such problem. And they're sharing three champagne cocktail recipes so you don't have that problem either.
We bet this is a familiar scenario: trolling through the
We at The Wine Vixen are deeply devoted to finding the best bottles on the cheap—even better if they're under ten bucks. And as we've said time and time again, a good wine needn't be expensive.
The San Francisco Chronicle doesn't think so, either.
For the past few years, the skies over California seem to have been holding their rains back, only to unleash them all during the winter of 2017. No doubt you've seen the torrential, flood-producing rains on the news. But have you wondered how this weather is affecting this year's vines?
Forbes has the scoop on how this crazy winter weather will affect California's 2017 vintage.
Need a fancy dessert recipe for a dinner party? Or even a pajama party of one?
These pears, steeped in vanilla and jasmine tea and chardonnay, will no doubt impress. We can't wait to hear what you think!
The next time you dine out, glance around the dining room and take stock of the glasses on the tables. Chances are, there are approximately a bajillion kinds. Which makes you second-guess your own wine glass game back at home.
How many kinds do I need? Am I doing it wrong?
No, dear reader—as long as you're enjoying your wine, you're not doing it wrong. But, according to a Master Sommelier, these three glasses might help you enjoy your beverage even more. In fact, they may be the only three wine glasses you ever need.
We oenophiles are lifelong learners. Explorers. Obsessives. Always trying to find our next favorite vintage, region, varietal.
Quite frankly, sometimes the sheer volume of variables to try can be overwhelming.
The Los Angeles Times has narrowed down four ways we can make 2017 our best wine year ever. Come along, fellow wine vixens. Let's drink and be merry this year.
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.
The Internet seems to agree: this is the accessory we need, not the accessory we deserve.
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.
Get the while the gettin's good and go make some red wine hot chocolate. (No explanation necessary, right?)
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.