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autumn

20
Oct

Halloween Themed Wine

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Halloween is a holiday enjoyed by both children and adults, for different reasons. While children enjoy trick or treating for the best candy; the older generations can trick or treat for the best wine. If you are hosting a Halloween party this year, you might plan on providing adult-friendly beverages. Consider the three following wines to match the theme. Vampire Cabernet Sauvignon “Sip the blood of the vine”. This wine is made of grapes from Mt. Veeder in Napa Valley. This winery offers a number of wines, all with the vampire-themed label. They have even opened the Vampire Lounge & Tasting Room in Beverly Hills.   If you are looking for full-bodied wine with a nice finish, the Vampire cabernet is […]

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26
Sep

Colorado Wine Events Fall 2017

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Upcoming Colorado Wine Events Say goodbye to summer and hello to the season of pumpkin-spice-flavored everything. It’s fall, the season when ski resorts open and the trees are changing colors in the beautiful Colorado mountains. Plan a weekend getaway to a few Colorado wine events to usher in the Colorado fall season. Below you will find 3 wine events happening throughout Colorado in October and November. Whether you’re a wine fanatic or looking for more family-friendly activities, there’s enough here for everyone to get a fill of fall. Wine in the Pines Location: Keystone, CO Date: October 20th & 21st Cost: $130 Website: Wine in the Pines This event was founded by Mike and Margaret Smith to honor their daughter, Kelly, who was born with Cerebral […]

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19
Sep

Buying Great Wine on a Budget

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The holiday season is upon us, the time of year for friends, family, food — and wine. While several wines can be quite expensive, you do not need to purchase an expensive bottle to enjoy great wine. The price of a wine does not dictate its taste or value. Buying great wine on a budget requires patience, research and different buying techniques. Shopping by region and in bulk allows you to drink wine that’s friendly on the finances. Below you’ll find how to buy wine on a budget so you can prepare for your upcoming holiday festivities. REGION MATTERS Some wine regions give you a lot more bang for your buck than others. Look for wines from Slovenia, Southern Italy and the […]

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12
Sep

Colorado Wine Country Attractions

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Colorado Wine Country Art, culture, museums, family attractions, and of course, guided wine tours are all part of the Colorado wine country experience. When traveling to one of Colorado’s wine country destinations, you’ll be sure to find an activity that will please your entire group. If you’re looking to spend a day near Palisade or Grand Junction, we have the perfect guide for you to follow! MORNING Start your day in Palisade at Clark Family Orchards to get a taste of Colorado’s famous Palisade peaches right near the source. If you’re planning to go on a Saturday, catch a wagon ride through the orchards. Here you will get to see branches filled with plums, pears and cherries. Afterwards, take a peaceful Palisade River Trip on […]

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17
Oct

Buying Better Boxed Wine

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By: Allie Kohler     I’m looking at you, Franzia fiends.   Maybe you’re a part of the tailgate junky, house party having, backyard barbecue devotees whose get-drunk-quick fix is holding a large plastic bag of sweet wine above your mouth, slapping said bag repeatedly while guzzling down its contents straight from the nozzle.    Maybe you’re bag slapping days are now far behind you, and you just want a nice wine to sip on while binge watching Netflix after a long day of adulting.    Maybe you’re not much of wine drinker at all but want to bring something to that thing you were invited to, and the super cheap, mega sized box of Franzia seems like a solid choice.    Coming in at […]

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03
Oct

13 Autumn Sangria Recipes To Fall For

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By: Allie Kohler Cinnamon, spice and everything you want in a fall sangria is all right here. Celebrating the autumn harvest, cooler weather and changing colors brings with it the best of sangria inspirations. After getting lost in, found and lost again in the maze of Pinterest fall recipes, from Caramel Apple to Fireball sangria and everything in between, I bring to you the top 13 autumn sangria recipes to fall for this season.   1. Caramel Apple Sangria: With caramel sauce, caramel vodka, sweet apples, cinnamon and white wine, this recipe makes the perfect adult beverage to commemorate our favorite childhood fall treat. (via 3 Yummy Tummies)   2. Autumn Sangria with Pinot Noir and Apple Cider: This simple, delicious five-ingredient recipe is […]

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