Thanksgiving dinner inspired cocktails

Whether you’re spending the day unwinding, putting up the Christmas tree or doing some Black Friday shopping, we have the perfect cocktails that will keep you in the holiday spirit.

What Your Drink Says About You

Just like people, cocktails come in different varieties. We all know that your sweet little mother loves her white wine and that your older, sophisticated sister only drinks Cab. But if you’re at a bar, can you judge someone’s personality based on their drink? Vodka Soda – You’re in it for the booze, without the […]

Wine & Food Pairings

Build your dinner party shopping list with more ease using this wine and food pairing Infographic as a guide. Whether you are cooking steaks or baking cakes, you will find the perfect combinations for your party. After hosting a few dinner parties using this Infographic, you’ll become an expert in pairing wine and food. Your […]

Stilton Filet with Grilled Asparagus and Potato Walnut Confit

This Emeril Lagasse-inspired filet mignon recipe is great for a dinner for two. Drizzled with the port wine reduction and garnished with stilton cheese, expect your taste buds to escalate to a whole new level. Pour yourself a glass of Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon to add to the invigorating taste of the Stilton Cheese. The […]

To Decant Or Not To Decant

There are no absolute rules that specify when you should or shouldn’t decant, but here are a few helpful tips that will serve you well. Decant if: The wine is old enough that you feel it may have thrown sediment (5+ years). The whole purpose is of course to make sure no sediment reaches the glass. […]

Sage White Wine Roasted Game Hens

If you’re in the mood for some gourmet food and a glass of wine (or two), but don’t want to go to a restaurant, try this flavorful recipe. This simple, yet exquisite dish pairs well with Noble Vines “446” Chardonnay. Since game hens are an ideal size for a dinner for two, make this dish […]

​Wine & Cheese Pairings

Wine and cheese may be one of the longest lasting, famous relationships EVER! Who cares about Brangelina or Kimye?!? We love keeping up-to-date on gossip about our favorite celebrity couple, Weese. That’s right, Wine and Cheese! Here are some pointers from Gallo Wine Academy for when you are creating your own dynamite duo at home. These […]

Storing Your Wine

Unopened Wine Keep it in the dark Store all wines away from light; especially direct sun light and fluorescent fixtures. Store on their side
 If a wine bottle is stored upright for an extended period of time, their corks will dry out, allowing air to get into the wine and eventually spoiling it. Storing it […]