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Fresh Spring Salad With Wine Pairing

Alicia Butler Monday, April 15, 2019

No matter where you are in the world, you’re probably ready for spring. If you live in an area that gets hit with harsh winters, you’re ready for a little warmth. Here in Sonoma, we’re just ready for some sun and to bid adieu to the rain. Regardless of your home climate, everyone rejoices for traditional ways to celebrate spring: bright colors, sunny days...

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How to Drink Sauvignon Blanc

Alicia Butler Monday, April 08, 2019

Sauvignon blanc is one of the world’s most popular wines. You’ll find it in restaurants, bars and wine stores all over North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. It’s so light and crisp that it goes with plenty of popular dishes, including decadent pastas, tangy cheeses and briny seafood. Heck, you could even serve it with a BLT, and it would. . .

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What?! Cannabis-Infused Wine?

Alicia Butler Monday, April 01, 2019

Well, they’ve gone and done it. The wine and legal cannabis industries have joined forces to create a super wine that totes both the benefits (and taste) of vino with the benefits (and taste) of cannabis. Cannabis-infused wine is now officially a thing in states where cannabis is legal (hello, Sonoma!). So, we’re breaking down this trendy new beverage for you. Get ready to vino and chill.

Wait for It: Cannabis Wine Has Been Around for Centuries

Think cannabis-infused wine is the newest thing to hit the wine industry since cannabis was legalized in Cali? Think again. . .

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10 Little-Known Facts About Cider

Alicia Butler Monday, March 25, 2019

Cider is one of the unsung heroes in America’s alcoholic beverage industry. It’s both cheap and easy to produce. And it’s also just plain tasty.

So why don’t we see more cider in bars in the U.S.? Why don’t we see any cider bars for that matter?

  1. Cider Was America’s First Alcoholic Beverage

    Cider first landed in America in the 1600s. English settlers were the first to make this sweet-tart beverage in the new world and used New England apples to do so. You think today’s cider craze...
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How to Drink Fine Cider

Alicia Butler Monday, March 18, 2019

There’s no arguing the fact that both beer and wine are equally popular in the U.S. You’ll find these two alcoholic beverages in grocery stores, bodegas, liquor stores and specialty shops. Americans are obsessed with both fine wines and budget ones.

But what about beer’s and wine’s other, more exotic relative — hard cider? A beverage that has been around for just as long as its fruity and hoppy cousins?

Lately, we’ve been seeing a resurgence of cider, and we’re not surprised. This light and fruity alcoholic beverage is just as tasty and versatile as both beer and wine. And lucky for you...

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