If we were just going by the wines they produce, obv SF would take this hands down. (Though Kansas does have 52 wineries, FYI.) The mayors of San Francisco and Kansas City have made their Super Bowl bets to each other, with the loser having to come to the winning team’s city and eat some … Continue reading
Tag Archives: zinfandel
Take these tips as you get your grill on today! Happy 4th! Hamburgers: A Tempranillo-based Riojahas just enough spice to handle whatever you load your burger with. Look for Crianza on the label, which is a more casual style meant to be drunk younger. Anything with BBQ sauce: A spicy, jammy Zinfandel pairs super well with richly sweet … Continue reading
that’s a generous pour indeed
I always think the best way to learn about wine and food pairings is to try more than one wine with a dish and see what goes better. It might not be the wine you like all by itself. But the beauty of having wine with food is that they both can make each other … Continue reading
the 2014 grapey gift guide – non-wine goodies!
It’s back! Your guide to all the grapiest gifts, fit to be gifted to you or yours. jingle bell wine stopper Adorable – it actually jingles! The perfect little happy sound when you’re re-opening a bottle. $24 from C Wonder here. wine sriracha Most people pair wine with food – these grapefriends put it right in … Continue reading
scandal wine recap: red in bed
First, apologies for the delayed recap: Grapefriend and I were eating and drinking our way through New Orleans the past few days. I’m just sorry we couldn’t bring back beignets and praline bacon for you all! But not to worry, Scandal-watching was top priority upon return. wine moment #1 (and only) There wasn’t a lot … Continue reading
scandal wine recap: “I want to drink way too much wine”
Scandal wine recaps continue, with our Gladiator Grapefriend Abby Gardner at the helm! . OH MY GOD, WHO GOT SHOT? Pour me another glass! . While we won’t know whether David or James (or both!) was shot by Jake until next week, we do know that Liv drank a lot of wine last night—and with … Continue reading
getting your grape on: november
We just had a Thanksgiving edition one so I’ll keep this (sort of) short of sweet. Here were my fave tagged pics last month: Haven’t ever had this wine but have heard it’s great, and here was further proof: Kerin, love the pic but hate the hashtag! You need to become a Giants fan, despite … Continue reading
by the glass, by the numbers
What do you drink when you’re out and just grabbing a glass? Everyone has their go-to’s. I know people who don’t even look at the wine list and just order “Pinot Noir” or “Sauvignon Blanc” – something that drives me crazy and was part of the reason I started this whole blog. I know a … Continue reading
you deserve a grape today, veterans!
Can’t think of anyone who deserves our thanks more than the people who fight for us to hang out in the US drinking wine. What to give them? Murphy-Goode’s Homefront Red, a blend of Syrah, Merlot, Petit Sirah, and Zinfandel. I just found out about this yesterday so I unfortunately haven’t tried the wine. I still … Continue reading
happy memorial day happy hour!
Raising a glass to everyone who makes this country awesome with one of America’s oldest grapes! Happy Memorial Day, grapefriends! Continue reading