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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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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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Wines From Provence For The Fall Season

Wines From Provence For The Fall Season

While Provence wines are often considered to be summer indulgences, people living in the South of France appreciate their local wines in any season, and you should too. Taking inspiration from the rhythm of the fall season, discover how Provençal reds, whites, and rosés belong on the table year around.
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HOW TO OPEN SPARKLING WINE

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