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TALKING VINTAGE CARS & WINE WITH KINDRED MOTORWOKS

Talking Vintage Cars and Wine with Kindred Motorworks, an interview with Ron Howard,  on the Verve Wine Blog

Talking Vintage Cars and Wine With Kindred Motorworks

If drinking Albariño in a vintage (electric!) Chevy pickup truck sounds like your thing, you need to meet Rob Howard of Kindred Motorworks.
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The Best Spanish Wines to Transition from Summer to Fall

The Best Spanish Wines to Transition from Summer to Fall

Spain continues to climb to the top of our list of delicious, affordable, and under-the-radar places for good wine. Read up on top regions, producers, & bottles to drink – then snag some wine before the world catches on.
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How to Pair Wines With Easy Weeknight Meals on the Verve Wine Mag - Read the Blog Post Now

How to Pair Wines With Easy Weeknight Meals

A bottle of wine can dress up simple dishes and add some much needed charm to the end of a long day. Here’s how to simply pair and forget about the fuss.  

 

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Top 5 Best Wines to Pair with Oysters, on the Verve Wine Blog

Top 5 Best Wines to Pair with Oysters

Here’s where to turn when friends are coming over for oyster night and you want to make sure everything is set. We’ve got you covered with the top wines to pop, plus how to shuck and source the best shellfish. From the story behind mysterious oyster shells in the vineyard, to eating like a seaside local, here’s everything you need to know.

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A Wine Lover’s Guide to the US National Parks and how to combine your wine and outdoor pastimes and make the most of the road trip

A Wine Lover’s Guide to the US National Parks

There are more than 400 spaces within the United States National Park Service system. While the pastimes of wine drinking and park roaming may seem like an unlikely pair, they actually go quite well together. Here’s our mini-guide to making it happen.

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How to Build the Perfect Burger Plus the Best Wines to Bring to the Cookout

How to Build the Perfect Burger

A burger from the grill is a thing of beauty. It can be customized not only by the chef, but for each diner, with a quick swap of toppings. It can go with nearly any side, from a simple salad to duck fat potatoes. With so much versatility, burgers might be the ultimate wine pairing partner — just slide around the choices until the ideal combo for your tastes on any given day takes shape. Here’s the Verve Wine burger recipe guide.

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7 Rosé Producing Regions You Should Know , There’s a lot more to rosé than you might think!

7 Rosé Producing Regions You Should Know

Rosé production goes much further than just Provence; in fact, the world of rosé wine vinification encompasses an entire globe of regions, featuring an array of grape varieties and preferred production methods. Here’s a survey of seven of our favorite rosé producing appellations around the world.

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How to Aperitivo Like In Italy - Read the guide on Verve Wine Mag

How to Aperitivo Like In Italy

There seems to be an understanding among people who have visited Italy. Go once or dozens of times, and the essence becomes clear: eating and drinking like the Italians is the ultimate lifestyle. While the people of the world, the US in particular, have adopted (and adapted) some aspects of Italian cuisine readily, the delight of aperitivo might be the most delicious score.

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A Guide To Nailing the Coastal Grandmother Vibe

A Guide To Nailing the Coastal Grandmother Vibe

The lifestyle of the coastal grandmother is so tempting for this time of year that we got a bit into the vibe. Here are some of the most inspiring resources and outlets for nailing the walk-on-the-beach tone, even for those of us that can’t be on the coast right now. As for the wine, it's all about crisp whites and rosé.

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The best coolers for wine this summer

5 Best Coolers to Chill Your Summer Wine

From camping to parties to sitting out back listening to an afternoon game, a sturdy cooler is a key essential for summer wine time.
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5 Best Lobster Roll Shacks

5 Best Lobster Roll Shacks

As summer rolls in, we are thinking about eating fresh food, enjoying it outside, and washing it down with a chilled and refreshing bottle of poppable wine. The perfect spot? Rustic picnic table lobster roll shacks. Here’s a list of some of our favorite haunts where the kids can run around and we can BYO wine from the cooler or rental house fridge.

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The Visual Identity of Verve Wine with Illustrator Ilyn Wong

The Visual Identity of Verve Wine with Illustrator Ilyn Wong

Meet the artist behind the illustrations that appear on the Verve Wine blog.
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HOW TO OPEN SPARKLING WINE

Tips from Master Sommelier and Verve co-founder Dustin Wilson.