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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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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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Italian-Style Outdoor Cooking and Drinking

Italian-Style Outdoor Cooking and Drinking

It's an Italian tradition to cook something delicious over an open flame, surrounded by friends and family. Here’s how to bring the vibe home, no villa needed.
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The Origins of Brunch (And Wines To Drink With It)

The Origins of Brunch (And Wines To Drink With It)

There are two sides to the brunch coin. Celebrate an elegant holiday or reframe a late night with a bit of the hair of the dog on the following day. What you pop or serve sets the atmosphere. To create the elevated version — like that of Mother’s Day, Easter, or for a wedding party — delicate, sparkling, or refined wines will ensure your event has the polish it so des
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How to Pair Wine with Salad

How to Pair Wine with Salad

There’s something about a salad, packed with fresh, crunchy, creamy, crisp ingredients—the ideal space where healthy meets indulgent. That is, if they are made properly with quality greens, proteins, dressings, and toppers. Here’s how to pair wine with whatever you drizzle, chop, or sprinkle in the bowl. 

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Our 5 All-time Favorite Beaujolais Pairings

Our 5 All-time Favorite Beaujolais Pairings

Beaujolais is one of the world’s most food-friendly wine categories, and some of the most coveted cru bottles come with a price tag approachable enough to pull out for a weeknight dinner. The staff at Verve Wine recommends it as a satisfying match to almost anything on the table. Here we highlight our all-time favorite Beaujolais pairings. Dig in! 

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Best Binge-Worthy Documentaries + Wine Pairings

Best Binge-Worthy Documentaries + Wine Pairings

They say all you need is love, but we’d argue that it helps to have something interesting to watch and a lovely bottle of wine with which to binge. If you’re spending evenings in this month (which you have permission to do, even on Valentine’s Day) then perhaps one of these documentaries will keep you warm on a winter’s night. If not, these wines certainly will.

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Stay Warm With Our Favorite Winter Food & Wine Pairings

Stay Warm With Our Favorite Winter Food & Wine Pairings

Wintertime meals warm body and soul, and while there is less seasonal produce this time of year, hearty menus make up for it with substance and flavor. Here are some of our favorite cold weather food and wine pairings to make your next evening in as snug as can be.

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Cleanse Your Palate with These 6 Food and Wine Pairings

Cleanse Your Palate with These 6 Food and Wine Pairings

One of our favorite ways to welcome the new year is to cleanse the palate with fresh and lively pairings. We are craving light and bright meals that match with zippy acidity, crunchy fruit, and linear mineral qualities—here are a few of the most appealing partnerships on our wish list right now.  

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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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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 OPEN SPARKLING WINE

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