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Discover or Rediscover Chianti: An Interview with Luca Alves of Consorzio Vino Chianti

Broadly speaking, part of the fun and engagement with wine is the continual discovery of one you may have not come across in the past. Nonetheless, sometimes backpedaling to one you think you know is even better! On today’s Shall We Wine TV segment, we’re joined virtually by Ana Murguia of IEEM (International Event & Exhibition Management) to get the lowdown on Chianti with Luca Alves of the Consorzio Vino Chianti. We talk about the region, culture and why we...

A Wine Guide for Your Pantry Staples

As many of us try to navigate the evolving circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some of us are finding ways to keep a sense of brightness and normalcy without completely breaking the bank. While physical nights out and dinner dates are put on pause, virtual cocktail meetings and wine tastings linger. With more and more people looking into their pantry to stretch out the duration of time in-between caving in for that pizza delivery order, they are also finding ways to replace those...

Wine of the Week: Winter’s Hill 2019 Rosé

Our wine of the week fulfills the 4 -Ps that make me love a wine; people, place, palate, and pairings. Wine is best when lovely people them, I love the place where they comes from, they please the palate and are versatile to pair with a range of foods. Our wine of the week, Winter’s Hill 2019 Rosé, from Dundee Hills, Oregon gets 4/4 Ps! Winters Hill 2019 Rosé of Pinot Noir People: Gladhart Family Winter’s Hill is owned and operated...

#TWINNING: Wine Twins & What You Should Know

So you’re beginning your wine journey and starting to learn about different grapes. You’re a bit overwhelmed because you never realized there are so many! You also begin to discover that some terminology can almost be interchangeable — twinning words, if you will. Don't let a wine jerk mess with you if you don't know. Let's learn more about these "wine twins"!For the purpose of this article, “twinning” is to indicate you might find yourself looking at a bottle with...

Underlying Love Triangles In Common Wine Drinking Scenarios

Famous on-screen love triangles bear resonant and expressive memory triggers. Love triangles come in all shapes and sizes, with varying degrees of difficulty. They even span an emotional response spectrum ranging from steamy to grievous. In other words, it’s all as contrasted as the assortment of Pantone hues that exist in the world! Love triangles aren’t limited to just romantic internal battles. It can be a love triangle with a career move. It can be a love triangle fixated on your...

Wine of the Week Tea Party

Shall We Wine TV has an especially sweet and tasty Valentine’s Day segment for you. Check out the YouTube video (link below) featuring our tea party with Chef Lisa Shaw of Lisa's Boutique Catering. We are Shall We Wine, so our party includes wine and CAKE! (L) Regine TRousseau (R) Chef Lisa Shaw Here are some tips on setting up your own Galentine's Day Tea Party. Why a Tea Party I love Valentine’s Day! It's an opportunity to celebrate the people...

VALENTINE GIFT SHALL WE WINE

Not Your Average Valentine Gift

The Valentine Gift. Hopeless romantic or not, the aura of love season is in full effect. To tell you the truth, while hot reservations and expensive Champagne are easily fractions of my heart’s paramour, nothing beats a little thoughtfulness, a little research, and a little sweat ⁠— versus a quick trip to the local drug store five minutes before you see me. In other words, no need to max out that credit card, bud. However, the reach of love extends beyond...

LARGE FORMAT WINE MAGNUM LAMBRUSCO GRUNER VELTLINER PART HOST

Wine Host with the Most: #MagnumMonday

Wine magnums. One surefire way to get your guests’ attention in the mélange of events which surround any kind of hosted occasion is to roll in with Magnum-sized wine bottles. Each bottle is 1.5L of gaze-inducing stamina, even if that occasion is a simple Monday night in with friends. This type of occasion is typically more frequent than lavish soirees anyway. And while 3L & 6L bottles seem to get all the glory for showstopper-level gawking, 1.5L is the more...

How To Incorporate Wine and Spirits Into Your New Lifestyle

Our readers and clients often ask, “How do I incorporate wine and spirits into my new lifestyle?” You’ll be happy to know that you have options! Many of the popular diets like keto, Weight Watchers and a vegan lifestyle allow for alcohol IN MODERATION. I was invited to talk about lifestyle changes and alcohol on WGN-TV's Midday Fix. If you’re trying to watch your waistline and are wondering how to exactly incorporate wine and spirits into your modified diet standards, here’s...

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