WTF is Organic Wine?

Organic wine… It’s a trip. If you take one thing from this, just know that while organic is great, it isn’t always necessarily better. It’s important to remember how important it is to support our…

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Let’s Talk About Middleburg

Tucked away in Northwestern Virginia is an idyllic, very rich little village famous for its fox hunting. (That’s right… FOX HUNTING. It’s that boujee.) But, if fox hunting isn’t your thing, there’s also plenty of…

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Cheers to the Weekend #12

Ohhhh boy. It’s 2020 and we’re already off to a busy start. My weekends are pretty much booked through March, which is awesome–I’ll be meeting new blogging friends in person and reminiscing with old ones.…

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WTF is Malolactic Fermentation?

“Smmmmmmoooooooooth like butta.” Have you said something like that during a wine tasting? Well… maybe not exactly that inflection, but you probably catch my drift. That rich, sometimes creamy taste that you get from some…

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New Zealand’s Wine Island

Waiheke Island might be small, but it has made a big name for itself. Merely a 45-minute ferry ride from Auckland, this island hosts over a dozen vineyards, with many being a walkable distance from one another. My husband Jimmy and I chose New Zealand’s epic wine island as our final day trip of our honeymoon. However, while I felt prepared going into it, I noticed that though there are many guides on what to do on Waiheke, there are not very many on how to do it. So… here we are!

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