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    West Coast Spring Wine Festival Guide

    Seattle has a west coast wine festival

    Every year, hundreds of festivals are held across the world that celebrate our favorite beverage. From harvest parties to incredible displays of food and wine pairings, these gatherings are the ultimate expression of viticulture. If you find yourself on the West Coast this spring, seize the opportunity to enjoy one of these exciting displays of […]

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    Millennials Find Their Favorite Drink From Wine Podcasts

    For decades, wine producers have used traditional methods like newspaper and radio to advertise their wine. Since wine fans are often around 45 or older, those forms of advertising proved to be beneficial. But recently, winemakers have been looking for ways to reach the younger crowd. There is one medium in particular that has attracted […]

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    How Can Free Radicals from Sulfites Make You Age Faster?

    Removing Sulfite Causing Free Radicals

    Free Radical Theory of Aging The Free Radical Theory of Aging (FRTA) is based on the principle of free radicals breaking down molecules necessary for vital functions over time. Free radicals, which are atoms or molecules with imbalanced outer shells, have multiple avenues through which they can do damage.  Alcohol, UV rays, cigarette smoke, and […]

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    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Wine

    This St. Patrick’s Day, don’t think you are destined to drink green beer and shots of Jameson. Ireland, with its northern latitude, steep bluffs, and year-round rainfall may not be the best region in the world for growing grapes, but the island has developed a wide range of fruit wines that go great with any […]

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    Is Wine Actually Good for You?

    We pull it out for celebrations, and use it to relax after a long day of work. We use it to mark the end of the year, and as a way to make every meal special. Yes, we are of course talking about wine. Over the years, the healthful claims of wine have been broad, […]

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    10 Of Our Favorite Bottles Under 20 Dollars

    Shopping for the perfect bottle of wine doesn’t have to break the bank. There are wineries from countless regions across the globe producing exceptional wines at affordable prices. Enjoy these 10 bottles that will blow your mind without blowing out your wallet. 2016 Quinta da Aveleda Loureiro-Alvarinho, Vinho Verde, Portugal $8.99 Vinho Verde is known […]

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    4 Symptoms that Indicate You Have a Wine Sulfite Allergy

    Wine should improve any evening. But, sulfites cause many people to have an unfortunate time drinking wine. This usually means a wine sulfite allergy. Healthy New Age wrote an article that went in-depth on symptoms that may be the result of a wine allergy. Use a StiQit to make sure any allergy doesn’t prevent you […]

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    A Closer Look at the Wines and Wine Regions of Northern Portugal

    Portugal is surrounded by over 1,100 miles of coastline to the south and west, while the Spanish border covers the entire eastern and northern edges of the country. This unique combination of factors has resulted in a nation of varied terrain, rich maritime history, and over 200 indigenous varieties with which wine is made today. […]

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    5 Ways to Know You’re Allergic to Wine

    Wine is about enjoyment. If you’re not fully enjoying your glass, but instead are experiencing some adverse side-effects, you may be allergic to sulfite. Many people go years ignoring simple signs indicating they should be drinking sulfite-free wine. Lifestyle magazine 2Luxury2 recently published a piece showing you 5 Signs You’re Allergic to Wine. Use a StiQit to […]

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    One of America’s Top Sommeliers Taste Tests Celebrity Wines

    It has become popular for a celebrity to create his or her own wine brand. Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, and Wayne Gretzky all have their own wine. These brands are successful, but do they actually taste good? Patrick Cappiello, an award-winning wine director, gives his opinion of some celebrity wine brands. Remember that you can […]