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Wine News / February 7, 2014

Wine as Part of a “New Year. New You.” Way of Life

We kicked off 2014 with our “New Year. New You.” motto driving our food and exercise choices, but you know we still have to make room for wine. After all, this is the Wine Sisterhood. Are we right?With our fellow Wine Sisters in mind, we created the healthy snack…

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Videos, Wine News / February 10, 2014

TODAY Show features Wine Sisterhood Wines!

Wine Sisterhood Courageous Cabernet Sauvignon was featured on the TODAY Show this morning on a segment about wines that give back. Watch the video above!In the video, our good friend and fabulous Wine Sister Leslie Sbrocco and Ray Isle, Executive Wine Editor at Food & Wine Magazine, chat about…

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Wine News / November 6, 2013

Gewürztraminer: Funny Name. Yummy Wine

We are much closer to red wine weather than white wine winter, but there’s one white wine that comes to my mind when autumn rolls around and that’s Gewürztraminer. Aromas and flavors often described as honey, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, apricot, pear and rose seem perfectly suited to…

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Wine News / October 15, 2013

Harvest 2013 at Laurel Glen Vineyards

Hey Wine Sisters…ever wondered how the grapes make it into the bottle and to your dinner table? Wine Sister Bettina Sichel, proprietor of Laurel Glen Vineyard in Sonoma and winemaker Randall Watkins take us through the process from picking to pressing. Bettina is the fifth generation of the Sichel…

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Wine News / August 9, 2013

Behind the Grape: Pinot Grigio

Pinot Grigio (also known as Pinot Gris), is one of America’s most popular white grape varieties. Thought to be a mutant clone of Pinot Noir, the grapes are typically blue-grey in color; hence the name “gris” which means grey in French or “grigio” in Italian.  The color of…

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Wine News / July 26, 2013

Wine 101: South Africa

For an area with lesser-known, but up-and-coming wines, you may be surprised to hear that South Africa has been producing wines for more than 350 years! While you may have skipped over wines with Pinotage or Chennin written on the label, we hope that after reading this…

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Wine News / May 30, 2013

Prost! A Toast to Austrian Wines

“Austria makes wine?” It’s the reaction I got from multiple friends I invited over recently for an Austrian wine tasting. “Of course! For centuries.” I replied. “AND really nice ones I think you’ll enjoy. The choices will surprise you.”Truth is, I too didn’t know Austria produced…

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Wine News / March 21, 2013

The Beauty of Burgundy

Burgundy is one of the most well known wine regions in France. The region’s name alone is highly respected. The wines from this eastern region are also called “Burgundies” and come with many characteristics that are thought of as some of the most exclusive wines in the world. Although…

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Wine News / February 21, 2013

Pairing Sherry with Food

Sherry, as we know from this Wine 101 post, has a somewhat misunderstood reputation, but has been around since before the birth of America. The consumers who know and love this wine understand how interesting this wine really is and how beautifully it pairs with many foods and desserts.For…

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Wine News / February 11, 2014

Living the sweet life: Pairing wine and chocolate

Wine and chocolate. On their own, they’re two of our favorite food groups. Together, how could life get any better? Whether you’re sharing wine and chocolate with your sweetheart or a group of like-minded, chocolate-loving Wine Sisters, both of these indulgences are sure to satisfy.Our…

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Wine News / February 4, 2013

Exploring Dessert Wines, Part 2

In Part 1 of this post, Sara shared a story about a customer who had sworn off dessert wines until she  convinced her to try a few that she had never heard of before. Trying a few new dessert wines opened her customer up to a whole new, sweet world…

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Wine News / February 13, 2013

Exploring Dessert Wines, Part 1

For many, dessert is the best part of the meal, and for others it is the perfect ending to a perfect meal. I believe that dessert is the perfect compliment to a fantastic dinner and if I happen to have a great wine to go along, then the night just…

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