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Everyone Loves a Good Comeback Story

Legend has it that Viognier is an ancient grape originating in Dalamatia (present-day Croatia) and was brought to the Rhone Valley during the Roman occupation. One legend states that the Roman emperor Probus brought the vine to the region in 281 AD; another has the grape packaged with Syrah on a cargo ship navigating the Rhône river, en route to Beaujolais when it was captured, near the site of present-day Condrieu, by a local group of outlaws.

 

#MerlotForMay Recipe: Merlot Margarita

Not to be confused by Merlot with Margherita – which involves pizza! This Merlot “Margarita” is for tequila and wine lovers.

 

#MerlotforMay Recipe: Homemade Pizza Margherita

It’s getting cold out there. I just got back from enjoying the mild May weather in Durban, and the Jozi cold is going straight through all my layers of clothing. I want to channel those mellow vibes with glass of Merlot and a fresh homemade pizza with this delicious recipe shared by the folks at Leopards Leap as we’re joining them in celebrating #MerlotforMay.

 

Which Type Of Rum Goes Best With Eggnog?

‘Tis the season to fill your cup with the season’s classic boozy dairy drink. It’s eggnog season, everybody.

 

A new study confirms liquor makes you confident

Unofficially, everyone knows that different kinds of booze will give them a different kind of night. But now, data from one of the largest surveys on drug and alcohol use finally prove it: hard liquor gives most people that extra ~swag~.

 

Avocado and Buffalo Chicken Wraps

Avocado Buffalo Chicken Wraps are a spicy buffalo chicken salad packed with lots of vegetables and made with avocado and Greek yogurt instead of mayo.

 

Fact: Boxed Wine Is Better Than Literally All Other Kinds of Wine

I discovered boxed wine when I was 21 and broke—and I never looked back.

 

Creative Ways to Serve Beer at Your Wedding

Signature cocktails are a great way to personalize your wedding, but if you and your spouse-to-be are more of a beer-loving couple, you can definitely put your own spin on showing off your favorites.

 

Quinoa stuffed sweet potatoes

10 Ingredient quinoa stuffed sweet potatoes with salsa, tortilla chips, and a creamy avocado-cilantro sauce! A hearty plant-based entree or side.

 

The Wine Words to Stop Using Now

Much like Instagram, ordering wine is a game of posturing.