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be their valentine
free run juice

be their valentine

I don’t care if you’re in a relationship or not – pop these pinks and you’ll definitely be in love. The 2017 Oltrenero Cruasé, a Pinot Nero sparkling rosé from Lombardy, has some white strawberry and a hint of savoriness. An easy way to start the night. Trentodoc Cesarini Sforza 1673 Brut Riserva Rose’ 2011, 85% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Nero from the TrentoDoc area … Continue reading

super bowl syrah
sporty grape

super bowl syrah

I like to compare quarterbacks to Syrah – they’re brawny and have so many different styles. This year’s Super Bowl gives us old school vet Tom Brady vs first-time newbie Jared Goff. If you’re rooting for Goff and the Rams: go with a fruitier, spicier new world Syrah from Australia (where it’s called Shiraz). Try Patchworkwhich has … Continue reading

drink like a romanoff
pop grape

drink like a romanoff

Planning to binge The Romanoffs? Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner’s new show premiered on Amazon this month. Starring multiple MM alums, it’s 8 episodes about people who all think they’re descendants of Russian royalty. As for what to drink, most of the land in Russia isn’t suitable for grape growing but they actually do grow … Continue reading

bubbly for the emmys
free run juice / pop grape

bubbly for the emmys

Luckily, Game of Thrones leads the Emmy nominations since the clips we’ll see are all we’re getting of this show for over a year! It’s killing me. For tonight’s awards, I’ll get through the pain with my personally-etched 70th anniversary bottle of Ferrari. Hailing from the Trentino area in Italy, the metodo classico Ferrari Brut has been the official … Continue reading