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Wine in the Wild: Tips for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Whether sailing on the lake or hiking through the forest, one thing’s for sure: you’re going to need some juice for your adventure. We’ve rounded up five tips on how to incorporate wine into all of your outdoor escapes. Simply pop, pour, and enjoy the best that nature has to offer. 

Breaking Down the Myths Around Rosé

Rosé falls victim to more stereotypes than any other style of wine on the planet. This week, we're breaking down six myths surrounding everyone’s favorite pink drink. Pour yourself a glass, settle in, and get ready for a dose of rosé-soaked reality. 

Why Regional Bourgogne Wines Are the Best Values in Burgundy

Regional Bourgogne wines (Bourgogne Blanc/Bourgogne Rouge) provide some of the best quality-to-price ratios on the market. When produced by the right vignerons, they receive just as much TLC as their more specifically designated counterparts. Read more to learn about why these Burgundy wines are some of the most underrated and best value bottles. 

Here's Why We're Drinking Cabernet Franc All Summer Long
Cabernet Franc often finds itself in the shadows of Cabernet Sauvignon, but when it comes to warm weather drinking, the latter is where it's at. From being the perfect ‘chillable’ red to pairing well with many foods, here are the five reasons why we’re sipping Cabernet Franc this summer. Read more.
Six Tips for Building a Go-To Case of Summer Barbecue Wine
Which wines pair best with summer barbecue fare? The options are endless, so we’ve put together six strategies for building a go-to case of wine that covers all of your bases. Simply follow the tips below, sip what you love, and get ready to have your thirst quenched. 
In Praise of Domestic Chardonnay: Stripping Away the Shade from America’s Most Misunderstood Grape

Domestic Chardonnay doesn’t always get the love it deserves and we’re here to change that. Chardonnay from the USA often falls victim to stereotypes that don’t always ring true. While there are expressions of domestic Chard that don’t live up to our expectations, this could be said about any variety. Read more.

Journey Along Our Virtual Wine-Soaked Road Trip Across the USA

With July 4th Weekend just around the corner, we’re taking this week to highlight our favorite places to drink domestic wine across the country. From wineries to restaurants to a handful of bars in between, these ten stops are certain to keep you hydrated from coast to coast. Strap your seatbelt on and get ready for a delicious virtual journey!

10 Rosé Wines for Every Palate Preference (Including the Self-Proclaimed 'Rosé Hater')

Whether the classics call your name, natural wine is your jam, or you simply just want something to drink while lounging poolside, we’ve got a bottle for every palate preference and sun-soaked situation. Cheers to a rosé-filled summer season!

6 Alternative Grapes for Pinot Noir Enthusiasts
What’s not to love about Pinot Noir? The grape’s naturally high acid, thin skins, and low levels of tannins lead to bright, easy-drinking wines that are perfect for serving with a variety of foods. It’s no surprise that consumers, industry...
Everything You Need to Know About Négociant Wines

Although négociant wines are often viewed as inferior to their estate-bottled counterparts, we’ve got a few producers that are certain to shift that mentality. Today, micro-négoces around the globe are purchasing responsibly-farmed fruit and vinifying wines that rival some of the best estate-bottled juice. Learn more.

Everything You Need to Know About Whole-Cluster Fermentation

It’s no secret that we love a little whole-cluster action in our juice over here at Verve Wine. When vinified at the right hands, adding stems to wine can add texture, flavor, and structure to final cuvées. However, vinifying whole-cluster requires a pretty strong attention to detail. Curious to learn more? Read on.

How to Make the Most of Your Socially-Distant Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day looks a bit different this year, but that’s not stopping us from kicking summer off right. Check out tips for making the most of your socially-distanced Memorial Day Weekend. Have a stash of wine on hand, chill a few red wines, support your local wine shop, and most of cheers with friends and family!

Everything You Need to Know About Bordeaux

Bordeaux might be France’s most misunderstood wine region. Best known for classified Growth bottlings the region’s wine scene goes far beyond that. Home to crisp whites, dry (affordable!) reds & one of the most complex sweet wine productions. Read on to learn about the right vs left bank, classification systems & more.

Caps, Corks, and More: Everything You Need to Know About Wine Bottle Closures

We’re breaking down everything you need to know about wine bottle closures. From screw caps, cork, to wax top and all the options in between. No wine-related topic garners more debate and questions than wine closures, each with their own pros and cons.

Everything You Need to Know About Rosé Wine

Looking to dive deeper into the world of drinking pink? Check out our comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about rosé wine, here.

5 Pantry Staples to Have on Hand at All Times, According to a Michelin-Starred Chef (And the Wines to Drink With Them!)

We’ve enlisted the help of our in-house Michelin-starred chef to walk us through five must-have ingredients to keep on hand -- wine pairings included!

Decoding Wine Labels: How to Know What's Inside the Bottle

Wine labels can tell you more about what’s in the bottle than what meets the eye, and knowing how to unravel what’s written on them (front & back) is key!

5 Austrian Producers You Need to Know

We're always on the hunt for delicious cool climate whites and Austria never disappoints. Check out these five producers to taste the country's best! 

Our Top Wine Pairings for Easter & Passover Favorites

We’ve rounded up a list of our top wine pairings for ten classic Easter and Passover dinner staples, perfect for elevating your meal wherever you are!

Everything You Need to Know About the Loire Valley

No French region over delivers like the Loire Valley. Known for thirst-quenching whites and chillable reds, these wines are the best of both worlds.

Keep Calm, Buy Wine Online

From customized experiences to convenient delivery to finding your tribe, we’ve rounded up six reasons why shopping for wine online is the best thing ever.