Seeing as August is (self-declared) Pinot Blanc Month, grapefriend can’t let it go by without establishing PB’s celebrity match. After spending a bit too much time on the question, I landed on the perfect person: Karlie Kloss! Why is she the perfect match, you might ask? A trip through her Instagram answers that question handily. 1 … Continue reading
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tight ends – they’re just like wine!
In past Football Weeks, we’ve done our grapey comparisons of the QBs, the Wide Receivers, and the Running Backs. Now, the Tight Ends get their time to shine! jimmy graham Crushes it for the Saints. He scores so many points that he actually argued he should be classified as a wide receiver when he was negotiating … Continue reading
running backs – they’re just like wine!
Ah, a Football Week classic. We’ve been through the QBs and the Wide Receivers (my fave – Nicks!), and for the third annual Football Week we hit the fantasy monsters: Running Backs! Let’s see what the wine pairings are for some of the best in the NFL. adrian peterson It’s nice to be the #1 … Continue reading
the third wheel champagne grape
It’s the 7th day of Fizzmas, and I thought we’d celebrate a lesser-known fizz. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir get all the attention, but can you name the third grape allowed in Champagne? Pinot Meunier. It’s the one that adds a lot of the perfumey aroma as well as freshness and liveliness to a sparkling wine. … Continue reading
wide receivers – they’re just like wine!
OK, so since last year quarterbacks got the love with this post, thought it was time to go a little wider. Yes, I just made a cheesy pun. But it works. So here are the top-ranked wide receivers and their appropriate grapey pairing! calvin johnson, lions Calvin’s like minimum 100 yards per game – big … Continue reading
magic mike – he’s just like wine!
I was actually going to compare Magic Mike to an unoaked Chardonnay or a filtered “stripped-down” wine for this post, but then this Groupon thing for Naked Wines got emailed to me yesterday and so he we are. Naked Wines is this new company that supports independent winemakers around the world. They help them produce wine … Continue reading
at the drive in – they’re just like wine!
When I worked at MTV all the guys would literally joke (aka threaten) that I would have to go cover Bonnaroo. The thought of me CAMPING in a random field in TENNESSEE waiting around in the dust for Death Cab to come on provided much amusement for everyone. I was never threatened with Coachella, which … Continue reading
grammy records – they’re just like wine!
It’s Grammy Day! If you’re having a viewing party or even just hanging at home I’m sure you want to know what wine to pair with the Record of the Year you’re rooting for. So here ya go! firework Nothing says fireworks more than sparkling wine of course. But for a California Girl like Katy, … Continue reading
blue ivy carter – she’s just like wine!
The kid with the most potential talent for music ever has finnaly arrived! Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s collaboration, Blue Ivy Carter, has popped out. No word yet on if they played their tunes during delivery à la Mariah, but we’re sure Baby Blue will be dancing and rapping in no time. It’s pretty amazing when two entities come … Continue reading
zooey deschanel – she’s just like wine!
Confession: I am not a fan of sitcoms. They are usually SO lame, and I’m probably the only girl who didn’t like Friends. But lately I’m getting turned around with Modern Family and this season’s The New Girl. Zooey Deschanel is just so freaking adorable and I actually laugh and now have it DVR’d! Other … Continue reading