Introducing Rust Grenache Blanc - A W Collaboration

Introducing Rust Grenache Blanc - A W Collaboration

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Orange wine? This one is for the wine geeks and the food adventurers. Pushing the limits of creativity, Club W teamed up with the famed Chef Michael Voltaggio and up-and-coming California winemaker Chris Pittenger to create a unique, two barrel collaboration; the 2013 Rust Grenache Blanc from El Dorado, CA.. Read more
Timing is Everything: When To Start The Harvest

Timing is Everything: When To Start The Harvest

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Fall is upon us. Soon the summer will come to a close and the leaves will start to change color. Though bittersweet for us all to pack away our bikinis and boardies, for the wine world, this is a very exhilarating time. Instagram / hobowinecompany Harvest is upon us.. Read more
The Many Shades of Rosé - Does Color Matter?

The Many Shades of Rosé - Does Color Matter?

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One of our favorite things about rosé is its beautiful pink hue. The color makes the wine seem dainty and classy, yet fun and whimsical - perfect to match with all kinds of occasions. Rosé comes in all different shades of pink and the color in a rosé (or a red wine) comes from the grape skins.. Read more
Meet The Grape: Carménère

Meet The Grape: Carménère

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Every glass of Carménère is a tale of survival and rebirth. Once a common Bordeaux variety, the grape was obliterated from the European continent by a phylloxera outbreak more than 100 years ago.. Read more
Wine Diamonds: Not Precious Stone But Completely Harmless

Wine Diamonds: Not Precious Stone But Completely Harmless

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Have you ever noticed something sparkling in the bottom of your wine glass? That’s not shards of glass in the wine; it’s just wine diamonds. Don't be alarmed by the presence of wine diamonds in your wine or on the cork - they are completely harmless and are not considered to be a defect.. Read more
Wine Gifting Guide

Wine Gifting Guide

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Wine is always a great gift and one that you can almost guarantee won't be returned. Here's your ultimate wine gifting guide to help you pick out the perfect wine for any gifting occasion: .. Read more
What it Means to be Wild

What it Means to be Wild

- Katie Delaney - Drink

YEAST is a vital component in wine fermentation. It is the job of the yeast to eat up all of the naturally occurring sugars in the grapes and turn them into alcohol. Without those hungry little yeasties, all we’d have is grape juice, and the world would never be the same.. Read more