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Food and Wine for The Feast of the Seven Fishes

Food and Wine for The Feast of the Seven Fishes

Bring this abundant Italian-American tradition to your home this Christmas Eve. 

Get bottles for The Feast of the Seven Fishes, an Italian-American tradition, a multi-course meal enjoyed on Christmas Eve when the holiday table sings with fresh seafood, quality ingredients, and tasty wine. Here’s how to bring the experience into your home.

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The 5 Best Wines to Gift in 2021

The 5 Best Wines to Gift in 2021

Selecting gifts from the thousands of tempting bottles in the Verve Wine inventory can be a bit tricky. Let’s narrow that down and score a smile. Here are the top 5 wine gifts for the people on your list. 

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Chef Ryan's Tips for Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast

Chef Ryan's Tips for Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast

Simple ways to elevate the meal and stress less this holiday season. Chef Ryan Epp, of Verve Wine + Provisions in Chicago, shares his top three tips to improve your holiday spread, how to brine a turkey, an elevated alternative to mashed potatoes, and the holy grail of how-to-prep advice.
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How to Host An Unforgettable Holiday Wine Dinner

How to Host An Unforgettable Holiday Wine Dinner

Behind every great wine dinner is an essential ingredient: everyone is having a great time. If you’re the one turning on the burners and setting the table this year, consider this your low-stress guide to holiday entertaining.
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A Quick Guide to Sauvignon Blanc

A Quick Guide to Sauvignon Blanc

Here’s a peek at key Sauvignon Blanc regions around the world to explore for your next dinner — and yes, it does belong on the Thanksgiving table.

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How to Drink Great Bordeaux Without Breaking The Bank

How to Drink Great Bordeaux Without Breaking The Bank

People are often surprised to discover that there’s plenty of quality Bordeaux wines under $50, under $30, even under $20. In fact, much of the wine coming from this world-class region is actually approachable. Never assume that Bordeaux is too expensive or rare — you’ll be surprised by the gems hiding in plain sight.
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If You Like This, Drink That: 10 Alternate Wines to Try

If You Like This, Drink That: 10 Alternate Wines to Try

There are dog people and there are cat people. There are Pinot Noir people and there are Cabernet Sauvignon people. But who says that we can’t mix and match? Here are recommendations to sub out what you know you like, with something that you’ll probably enjoy just as much!

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Harvest Season: It’s Time to Pick the Grapes

Harvest Season: It’s Time to Pick the Grapes

In vineyards all over the Northern Hemisphere, this time of year signals one of the wine world’s essential seasons: harvest. When to pick is a highly refined process unique to each farmer, winemaker, or vigneron and the decision impacts what’s in your glass.

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How Anyone Can Build a Wine Cellar — From Cupboard to Cave

How Anyone Can Build a Wine Cellar — From Cupboard to Cave

Aging and collecting wine, from a few months to many years, is a pleasure that anyone can enjoy. Here’s how to start a wine cellar no matter your budget, space, or tastes. 

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How To Design Your Space for Wine Entertaining

How To Design Your Space for Wine Entertaining

When Chef Austin Johnson and Master Sommelier Dustin Wilson conceived the atmosphere at their new restaurant One White Street, they turned to Richard Felix-Ashman Design. Here are Richard’s top five tips to level up any space for an ideal entertaining haven.
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Summer Into Fall, With Wine

Summer Into Fall, With Wine

Instead of freaking out and cursing the tilt of the Earth, here are five ways wine can ease the transition from summer to fall.

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A Guide to Chenin Blanc, One of the Most Versatile White Wines

A Guide to Chenin Blanc, One of the Most Versatile White Wines

Chenin Blanc has risen to darling status with sommeliers because it’s food-friendly and maintains terroir-driven characteristics. Learn enough to be dangerous with answers to some of the most common questions about Chenin Blanc.
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HOW TO OPEN SPARKLING WINE

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