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Travel to South Africa in a Glass

Travel to South Africa in a Glass Travel right now happens to be quite restrictive, but that doesn’t mean that you cannot explore a far away place, right at home, in your glass. This week, City Vino takes you to South Africa with four wines from the country. Let us embark on our wine trip.

Blends - Approach, Mid-Palate, and Finish

Blends - Approach, Mid-Palate, and Finish Our blog has featured discussions of red blends over the past year or two, like this one on Red Blends and this one Red Blends Redux.  Red blends are very popular-selling wines because of how they are intentionally made to give your palate a full experience. What do we mean by "full experience?" Read on.

Getting Warm with Wine

Getting Warm with Wine As the temperatures drop and our bodies attempt to adjust to the cooler temperatures of the fall into winter, we don heavier fabrics or add layers of clothing, sit in front of a roaring fire in the firepit or fireplace, and look to hot drinks to warm us from within. This week’s blog features warm wine concoctions, to ease in with the seasonal temperature transition.

Easter Will Be Different This Year

Easter Will Be Different This Year This year, instead of donning one’s newly acquired dress or suit, new shoes, and matching accessories—perhaps including a proper bonnet—those who celebrate Easter will not head to church to gather and worship, but instead will be at home with only their immediate family, or even alone. These are times of safety first, stay in place, and quiet contemplation.