I want you to forget everything you know about wine. In this blog, I'll be breaking down the innovative and long overdue changes that the wine world is experiencing, one canned wine at a time. Who says you can't have champagne taste on a PBR budget?
Earlier this year, pre-COVID, I took and passed my Level One Sommelier test through the Court of Master Sommeliers. I want to get this out of the way first; I highly do not recommend the approach to this test that I took. The main reason being, I was registered for the test four weeks before the exam. The test was in early January, which meant that the prep time fell right in the middle of the holiday season. All in all, I would say I studied for less than three weeks, and le
Blind Tasting is a skill that can be taught. From the outside, this might look like a very intimidating process for a beginner. However, having a sensitive palette is only one part of the craft. Despite its name, there are actually three elements that are factored into blind tasting that will aid you in your final conclusion; sight, smell, and taste. While, of course, you are going to want to familiarize yourself with various smells and tastes, what’s more important to know i
Millennials are consuming less wine than any previous generation; why is that? The reason boils down to one simple factor. Until recently, the wine world has generally been perceived as a pretentious business with a strict set of principle rules. Consuming fine wine was reserved for the elite or the special occasion. Its rich history, combined with the complex nature of the science behind growing and harvesting grapes, had grown to be intimidating to many. This perception beg