frozen grapes as ice for wine... great idea!

Wine friendly grape “ice cubes” - Put an ice bucket filled with frozen grapes next to your wine for guests who like their wine chilled. The grapes won't dilute the wine. Frozen grapes taste great by themselves too.

Wine jello shots?!

Dessert Wine Gelees with Citrus Fruit

Dessert Wine Gelees with Citrus Fruit (Wine Jell-o Shots.because real women are classy when they're being trashy.

Know your Wine.

Know your Wine.

Do you know all of the different types of wine? This infographic organizes almost 200 types of wine by taste and style. Take advantage of this chart as a great way to discover new types of wine.

Apothic Red - blend of Syrah, Zinfandel, and Merlot from California.  Full bodied and well balanced.

I dare say you will not find a red wine under ten bucks that drinks like this one. Apothic is one of the boldest, most luscious and complex wines I've ever enjoyed. It drinks like a bottle that costs three times as much, easily. - my favorite

proper glasses for each wine

Drinking wine from a proper glass makes a big impact on ones wine experience. At your next wine & cheese event try tasting a wine in its proper glass vs a standard wine glass!

champagne & berry jello jigglers

Made these for New Year's Eve with local organic strawberries I froze this summer -

Taylor Fladgate 20-year-old tawny Port

Taylor Fladgate Porto 20 Year Old Tawny

Ridge 2009 Zinfandel - Paso Robles: Oh my, is this good.

Ridge East Bench Zinfandel -- great buy in Zinfandel and a beautiful vineyard I was lucky enough to visit!

Irony Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Irony Cab Sauv featured at R.Tabb & Co for Spring unWINE: This full-bodied wine, with firm tannins and acidity, delivers blackberry and ripe plum flavors coupled with hints of dried sage and sweet vanilla.

Volver | Wines From Spain

Spanish Grapes - Wines From Spain - Far From Ordinary

"While we'll agree with Ku Fu Girl wine-maker Charles Smith that both Riesling and girls kick ass, the reason we love this wine actually has much more to do with another aspect of Kung Fu: balance." - thanks @Becky Leroux for this one

2011 Charles Smith Wines "Kung Fu Girl" Riesling - Columbia Valley - one of Seattle Met magazine's top wines. available at Franklin Wine & Spirits/Franklin,TN