Vermouth 101


Blog, Wine, Wine Shop

Vermouth is a fortified wine flavored with various botanicals (roots, bark, flowers, seeds, herbs, and spices). “Vermouth” comes from the German word Wermut for wormwood, which has traditionally been the main ingredient in the liquor.

January 22, 2016

How to Make Mulled Wine


Blog, Recipes, Red Wine, Wine

Temperatures have (finally) dropped, and there’s nothing better than coming home after a long day, and kicking back with a warm drink. Sure, you may be thinking coffee, tea, or hot cider, but what about mulled wine? Warm and flavorful, mulled wine is a hot beverage of red wine with various spices. European in origin, […]

January 13, 2016

A Case for Boxed Wine


Blog, Wine

Boxed wine. You’ve seen it on the shelves of your local wine and spirits shop. Maybe even stopped a moment to ponder if you should buy it, but decided against it because it can’t possibly be as good as bottled wine… right? Wrong. If your only experience with boxed wine is a case of Franzia, […]

January 6, 2016