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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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72 Hours in Vermont

72 Hours in Vermont

Vermont is one of the premier outdoor destinations in the United States, thanks to its Green Mountain State identity. But it doesn’t stop at skiing, trails, and fresh air—Vermont also has a vibrant food and drink scene, and plenty of artisanal makers and growers. Here’s how to spend a long weekend in Vermont.
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Bodega Chacra: Wines That Reflect the Patagonian Ecosystem

Bodega Chacra: Wines That Reflect the Patagonian Ecosystem

According to founder Piero Incisa della Rocchetta, Bodega Chacra was established to discover the “most unobstructed expression” of the micro-climate of Mainqué in the Río Negro region of Patagonia. Peek inside this biodynamic sanctuary with a fascinating agricultural story and travel opportunity. 

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The Story Behind the 'Verve' in Verve Wine

The Story Behind the 'Verve' in Verve Wine

Paris in the late 1930s was a strong influence on culture. It was here that many looked for inspiration on what to read, where to visit, what art to admire, and what food to eat. In 1937, a publisher realized the value of sharing some of the finest works in art and literature with enthusiastic and curious subscribers and Verve magazine was born. Learn how this magazine inspired the Verve Wine concept and the meaning behind the Verve Wine name.

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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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New Year, New Wines: Your Guide to Drinking Better Wine in 2022

New Year, New Wines: Your Guide to Drinking Better Wine in 2022

Wine is meant to be shared among friends, enjoyed with food, and add pleasure to your life. In that light, here are a few simple tips to make sure you're cracking into good wine in 2022—no experience required.  

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The Ultimate New Year’s Resolutions for Wine Lovers

The Ultimate New Year’s Resolutions for Wine Lovers

Like learning a language or sport, wine offers growth when considered to be an important hobby, capable of delivering a new layer of enjoyment around every corner. If you’ve got your notes open or journal out, scribbling plans for the weeks and months after the ball drops, here are our wine-focused resolution suggestions.

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How to Choose Wine For A White Elephant Gift

How to Choose Wine For A White Elephant Gift

Oh, the holiday tradition of White Elephant gifting. It can be a stumper. If you are like us, even the name is a head scratcher. Here are our best wine gifting suggestions should you find yourself in a White Elephant situation.

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A Quick Guide to Buying, Drinking, and Serving Champagne

A Quick Guide to Buying, Drinking, and Serving Champagne

Champagne is one of the world’s most heralded drinks. But even wine drinkers with years of experience and know-how under their belt often have questions about Champagne. Here’s a quick guide to the most common ones that our staff fields from guests in the shop.

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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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HOW TO OPEN SPARKLING WINE

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