Sweet Wines for the Sweetest Mom

Posted by Erin Markland on May 7, 2018

If your mom prefers a sweeter wine over a bold red, then this is for you. Treat her to a personalized gift this Mother's Day, particularly one that is as sweet as she is.

These Mother's Day gift ideas feature a custom engraving or personal wine label - specially made just for mom.

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Ways to Celebrate Graduation

Posted by Kelly Black on May 7, 2018



It’s graduation season again. Young adults are getting ready to pour out into the world and into the workforce to try to make a name for themselves.

Graduation has a way of bringing out all the feelings. It’s great to start on a new phase of life, but it’s also difficult to leave the old one behind. It’s interesting to meet new people, but it’s challenging to not see close friends all the time. You might be happy that you’re finally exiting the isolated world of your college (or city, even), but sad that you’re not going to have that comfort and security that your campus provided for years.

So what do you do? How do you bridge the gap between the old world and the new one?

We outline seven ways to celebrate graduation that can make it awesome and also help you manage the transition from one part of life to the next.


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What You Need to Know About Wine Bottle Sizes

Posted by Personal Wine on May 6, 2018

Ever wondered what that mini bottle of bubbly is called? Or that heavy, over-sized wine bottle you can barely lift? Read below for insider lingo and tips regarding everything you need to know about wine bottle sizes.

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5 Ways to Make Mother's Day Extra Special on a Budget

Posted by Erin Markland on April 25, 2018


Hosting a Mothers Day brunch this year? Or perhaps it's just the two of you and you just want to treat her to a special morning. Either way, we've got you covered with five mothers day ideas to make her feel extra special on a budget.

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How to Use Magnum Wine Bottles and Why You'll Want 'Em

Posted by Erin Markland on April 16, 2018

Ever wondered how those very large bottles came to be? We break it down for you, so you know once and for all how and when to use large format wine bottles.

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3 Ways to Enjoy Wine in Style This Mother's Day

Posted by Erin Markland on April 12, 2018

This Mother's Day, we partnered with BURU, a Los Angeles-based fashion brand that makes chic, comfortable, everyday clothing pieces for all stages of motherhood. This collaboration honors hardworking mamas as we shout from the rooftops: vive le mère (long live the mother)!

Our limited edition Mothers Day gift set includes a custom embroidered Vive Le Mère t-shirt and the Windmill Cabernet Sauvignon with customizable Vive le Mère wine label.

Additionally, $15 of each sale will benefit our non-profit partner, Bring Change to Mind, whose mission is to end the stigma of mental illness.

Check it out here.

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How to Choose a Gift for Administrative Assistants' Day

Posted by Kelly Black on April 11, 2018

A wise person once cautioned people to be nice to their administrative assistants, saying, “She’s the least paid and still knows more about what’s going on than anyone else.”

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Why Spring Cleaning Matters and How to Make It Fun

Posted by Kelly Black on April 4, 2018

When you hear the words “spring cleaning,” do you immediately experience a vivid flashback of your mom dragging you into your room and forcing you to try on all of last summer’s clothes to see what fit? And then spending what felt like hours trying on clothing items that were no longer in style (bike shorts, skorts, oh my!), and begging your mom to buy you new clothes even if you really hadn’t outgrown last year’s?

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Fun Without the Sun: Ways to Make the Most of a Rainy Day

Posted by Kelly Black on March 28, 2018

April showers might bring May flowers, but let’s face it, grey days can also leave you feeling kinda glum.

But cheer up, buttercup! We have some ideas for you to get the most out of those grey days. Whether you brave the weather and venture outside, or stay toasty warm inside your humble abode, here are some ways to have fun without the sun, and things to do even if skies are grey.

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The Best Wine & Food Pairings for Easter Brunch

Posted by Erin Markland on March 10, 2018

 

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