It seems that everybody drinks wine today. This wasn’t the case just 10 years ago. Maybe wine became popular thanks to Two Buck Chuck or just greater availability and greater variety, for whatever reason it makes us happy. The more people who drink wine the more wine that will be made and the greater the […]
Today at Wineopolis HQ we held a mini contest to find the best wine pairing for sushi. We’re seriously in love with the whole intoxicating, zen-like experience of eating sushi — using your digits and chopsticks to eat, or feeling the retronasal burn of wasabi, and it’s just so darn pretty to look at. Eating […]
Special thanks to The Wine Layman for his interview this month with our Senior Editor, Heidi Butzine.
Says Heidi, “It was a pleasure to do this interview for The Wine Layman. Any time I get an opportunity to talk wine, of course I just love it. But it’s even better when you can have fun with the questions.”
The juice has arrived from Italy and we’re getting our wine making lab ready to make our second annual garagiste wine.
Our Senior Editor, Heidi Butzine was asked to be interviewed for the local live television program, Our Town Pasadena with host Jan McCarthy.
Check out the appearance to learn some tips about why we swirl when we taste wine, how to choose a wine and what to do if you don’t like the wine you ordered. PLUS, hear about some of the clues that can still be found around Pasadena which tell us about its wine history.
Read this guest post by Bettie Infante about her trip to O’Brien Estate Winery in Napa Valley.
Okay, I LOVE mushrooms, especially with a great Oregonian Pinot Noir. But, now these delectable little fungi are serving a higher purpose – in wine shipping.
My wife and I are making our first trip to Napa this upcoming weekend. I was wondering if there is a ‘must do or see’ list for first timers?
In honor of the holiday season…
We’re sharing some of the cool gifts on our wish list for wineaux and wine geeks like us.
It’s finally here – bottling day. Time to get the wine into bottles and one step closer to my glass. With my repurposed clean wine bottles ready, I set up a small assembly line to fill the bottles and cork ‘em.
If you’ve ever thought about making your own wine at home or becoming a garagiste yourself, here are a few tips from my first experience.