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Drinkin’ Chardonnay with Malcolm. He’s CRAZY. #GetOnSofie

The End of The Road. Cue Boyz II Men. Well, we've finally wrapped up our foray with Chardonnay. We laughed, we cried, we drank, but mostly, we learned. A LOT. We learned that Tee likes no oak, even less butter and ALL rocks and minerals in her chardonnay. Lo likes a bit of butter, a hint of mineral and lotta fruit in her varietal. Oh, wine! The thing we love the ...

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A Chardonnay Keeps The Cancer Away

Isn't that what they say? "A Chardonnay Keeps The Cancer Away?" Well, even if that's not the old saying, it's now the new normal. First, though...a confession. The Grape Girls admit that we are not the first ones to grab a Chard when it comes to the world of wine. It's not you, Grapes, it's us. We don't want to change you or make you into something that you're ...

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Pinot Noir II: Fickle But Fierce (You down wit O.P.P.?)

YOU DOWN WIT OPP?? Yeah, you know we....are. The Grape Girls here, continuing our fast and furious journey into the land of Pinot Noir, or, as we learned last week, the Heartbreak Grape (because she breaks your heart she's so good when she's done right, and she KILLS you when she's done wrong). With the help of a little OPP Wine from Mouton Noir Wines, this ...

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Pinot Noir Part I: The Heartbreak Grape

Lovable lushes Lo & Tee here! Ever heard of The Heartbreak Grape? We hadn't either, until we started down the Pinot Noir path. But why is it called the Heartbreak Grape? Why not watch and find out. Kings Ridge Pinot Noir from the great state of Oregon joins us this week as our wine of the week. Grab a bottle, pour a glass and push play. It's a great day for a ...

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Vee-On-Yay III: The End.

Hey there, wine seekers! Lo & Tee here. We've reached the end of our Viognier road. Today, we thought we'd try just ONE more varietal, you know, just 'cause. With the help of Vogelzang Viognier from Santa Barbara, CA, we review all the big words and history lessons we've explored for the past few weeks. Kinda like a Cliff's Notes version of Viognier, for ...

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Viognier II: Production and Stuff

HEY-OOO! Lo & Tee here, reporting for duty. Last time, we introduced you to the Viognier. It's not just a prize-winning word at the spelling bee, it's a potentially tasty white wine. But watch out for this one; she's a moody one, totally affected by her terroir (terr-what? Watch and learn). Today, we explore how a Viognier is produced, taking it from vineyard ...

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The Grape Girls. Putting the “V” in Viognier.

Cold? Cranky? Tired of winter? Never fear, the Grape Girls here and ready to help you shake off that chill. We're summoning spring with our month long adventure into the wonderful world of Viognier. We'll even teach you how to SAY it... if you're nice. Bottoms Up, y'all. Let's Tip It and Sip It.  

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We Are Girls. And We Like the Grapes: A Manifesto

Here at The Grape Girls headquarters, we got a little iMovie happy. What initially began as a spoof on a movie trailer starring your lovable lushes, Lo & Tee, turned into a full-on video mission statement. Lights, camera.....WINE -GG

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The Grape Girls Ep. 1 – Wine and Dine

Lo & Tee Take on the Kitchen Challenge! Meet Lo and Tee, two lovable lushes who like to drink wine but aren't sure exactly why. In this episode, they take to the kitchen (and the streets) and consult Erika, a party-planning expert, for tips on unique ways of using wine in the kitchen.

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A Conversation With Chardonnay

    Chardonnay. The "Jack-of-all-trades" white wine. Both foreign and domestic, she is the friend that has a place at every table. Though, historically she isn't the life of the party, she IS the Grande Dame, the great orchestrator. The omnipotent one. We took a moment and sat down with this legend for a one-on-one. She arrived, ...

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