This month’s look at modern winery tasting room design is actually a nod to two: Fidélitas Wine‘s Woodinville and Red Mountain AVA outposts. The former is located in the quaint wine tasting mecca that brings many of the fabulous wines of eastern Washington within a quick Uber ride of downtown Seattle. The latter is firmly

In episode #6 of Wine and Design, we invited Andrea Rogers from Colorado Creative Beverage Marketing to taste us wines from family-run operations in Mendoza, Argentina. Let’s just say happy hour started a little early that day. Colorado Creative Beverage Marketing is a Colorado-based marketing firm that helps bring unique and family-run vineyard operations into the

The New Age wine series by Valentin Bianchi is a oh-so-tasty lineup of vino that is everything but too serious. We tasted the New Age Rosé during filming for an episode of Wine & Design that will debut on Friday, and our friend Andrea Rogers of Colorado Creative Beverage Marketing whet our palette with the

In episode #4 of Wine and Design, We pop into Bar Helix, a haute new wine bar in the RiNo neighborhood of Denver to speak with somm/owner Kendra Anderson about the restaurant design and all sorts of naughty treats like waffles made from tator tots, burgers, and more. What’s in the glass: 2013 Cruse Wine

In episode #3 of Wine and Design, Jacob tastes through selections from three wine clubs — Gary Vee’s Monthly Wine Club, Cline Cellars Half Swing Wine Club, and Naked Wines — showing each’s unique way of getting tasting bottles to your doorstep. What’s in the glass: ’16 Anderson Conn Valley chardonnay (Napa) via GaryVee’s Monthly

We’re a sucker for some good marketing. When we see a seductive label with a clever name followed simply with “by WINERY NAME HERE,” we assume the vintner is trying to tell us this is a premier wine. Yup, it doesn’t take much to impress us. So when a bottle of Black Tears by Tapiz found

We live a bit more than 1,000 miles from the nearest ocean making it nice to think of salty sea water, white-capped waves, and warm breezes whenever we can. When uncorking the 2013 Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir by Deep Sea Wines, the aquatic label teased of a transformation from our arid world to a

Christmas is less than two weeks away. Before you step up to the ledge, we have you covered with 4 perfect gifts for any wine lover on your list. And yes, you can get them to your home before the big day. The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert: Take a Whiff of That by

We first fell for the Fidelitas Wines labels when some friends shared photos during a trip to its Woodinville (just outside of Seattle) tasting room. The urban/chic tasting bar for this eastern Washington vineyard and winery featured near floor-to-ceiling wine walls showing off elegant, etched bottle labels. As an added bonus, we noticed the lettering was written sideways and

Dionisio — the god of wine and vine in Greek mythology — saw the owl as the enemy of his wine celebrations for the simple reason that the nocturnal bird was tasked with protecting the vineyard and scaring away anyone who approached. Picking by Label: We pick a wine bottle based on its label — then

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