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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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The Grape Girls Mull It

Yeah. You might need to "mull" something over. You may also rock a "mull" et. But for The Grape Girls, the best way to make it "mull" is in a glass with a few spices and a whole lotta fun. MULL  verb to heat, sweeten, and flavor (as wine or cider) with spices  Some of the earliest records of spicing wine date back to the Egyptian era when the ...

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A Moment With Pinot. Noir, That Is.

The lights dim. The smoke swirls. Somewhere a random drum beats in a syncopated rhythm, announcing Pinot Noir as she approaches….no, not "approaches"…sashays towards us. Are we moving in slow motion or is she just that sexy? Her delicate, light neck flowing into a medium body, she displays a seductive label that looks painted on; as if it were made just for ...

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On Toasting, Thanks, and Good Cheer

Sláinte!  Salud! A la votre! Cin cin! Proost! Na zdravi! There are a million ways to say it, but the sentiment is the same- "To your health!" A common phrase of good cheer repeated frequently this time of year. Whether uttered, whispered, shouted, slurred, or chanted, this kind gesture celebrates guests and hosts alike, making all feel the warm welcome of ...

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