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Wine News / January 28, 2013

Bringing home the Gold, Silver and Bronze!

The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is the largest competition of American wines in the world, pulling in more than 5,500 entries. This year, six brands in the Wine Sisterhood family brought home medals – including four Gold medals and one Double Gold!Held over four days, the judging began…

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Wine News / December 30, 2012

Celebrate with Sparkling Wine

Happy Holidays Ladies! It’s time to pop some bubbly…Many of us love the king of sparkling wines, Champagne, but there is so much more in the wine world to explore in addition to this classic celebration wine. There are many sparkling wines from all over the world that…

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Wine News / December 3, 2012

Middle Sister Wines Holiday Guide

Sweeten up your holidays with Middle Sister Wines and Godiva chocolatesIf there’s one thing we could love almost as much as wine – it’s chocolate. Here’s a Christmas wish from Middle Sister Rebel Red that we’re sure many of our fans can relate to: Dear Santa…

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Wine News / November 21, 2012

Demystifying German Wines

Trying to understand German Wines can be very intimidating and confusing for many consumers. Trying to decipher the label alone can send your mind through a series of puzzles and failed pronunciation attempts, but when I tell you, that once you actually understand how to read the label and you…

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Wine News / October 12, 2012

Celebrating Harvest Season

HarvestHarvest is game-on time for every vintner. The growing season has come to its happy conclusion. Skilled vineyard workers cut the clusters off the vine by hand (sometimes machines may be used) and load the grapes into boxes which are carried to waiting gondolas to be received by…

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Wine News / September 27, 2012

Winery, Vineyards or Cellar… What’s the Difference?

In a recent issue of Napa Valley Life, writer Kent Higginbotham posed this question in the Mischievous Ink section of the magazine.Pretty simple, right? But there can be some confusion around this issue. For example, our fans often ask to visit our winery or tasting room. We produce wine…

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Videos, Wine News / October 2, 2012

Pairing wines with summer desserts

It’s hot out there! When the weather is warm we love to whip up some light and fresh shortcakes, pairing them with ripe summer fruits and our favorite sweet wines. In our latest episode of Wine Sisterhood TV, we feature some delicious shortcake recipes and wine pairing ideas.“When…

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Wine News / April 12, 2012

Build a Wine Wardrobe

One of our favorite ladies in the world of wine is the unstoppable Leslie Sbrocco. Writer, educator, wine judge, Emmy-winning television personality, international speaker and Thirsty Girl founder, we had the pleasure of having Leslie present a wine seminar at our Wine Sisterhood Gathering. Watch a piece of her…

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Wine News / April 12, 2012

Choosing the “Right” Wine Glass

Whether it’s a stemmed goblet, stemless wine glass, Mason jar or tumbler, there’s an endless list of glassware to choose from after uncorking your favorite bottle of wine. But is there a “right” or “wrong” when choosing a glass to sip from?Recently – on Wine Chat TV – our…

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Wine News / February 29, 2012

Navigating Your Way Through a Wine List

You’re having a special meal with your honey or your colleagues, and the server hands you the wine list. Suddenly, you get that deer in headlights feeling. What should you order? What goes with everyone’s meals? Will it look bad if you go for something cheap?Here are…

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Videos, Wine News / October 2, 2012

Wine Sisterhood TV: Wine Lists

Sommelier Erin Sullivan, a proud member of the Wine Sisterhood, is at Farmstead Restaurant in St. Helena, California in the Napa Valley.In this video, she talks about wine lists: how they are organized and how to outsmart them to make them less intimidating. On Valentine’s Day or any…

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Wine News / May 17, 2012

Here’s What’s Going Down in 2012 Wine-Wise

Sweet is in. For a long time, if somebody enjoyed a sweet wine, they reached for White Zinfandel. White Zinfandel changed American wine culture because it transformed wine, in terms of affordability and flavor, to an everyday beverage.Then, White Zinfandel consumption started to wane.  The wine industry scratched its…

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