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How to Netflix Wine & Chill

Posted by Alex Andrawes on July 25, 2022

Looking to spice up your next Netflix and Chill session? Adding a wine pairing to movie night is a
no-brainer. There are couple ways you can do this. One way, which is more sophisticated, is to
pair masculine wines (heavier tannins and higher alcohol) with high action, suspense movies.
Higher alcohol will help the blood pressure. The second way is to pair drama or romance
movies with more feminine wines. Below you’ll find some general varietal pairings:

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The Year of Macallan 18 Scotch Shortage

Posted by Alex Andrawes on July 7, 2022

The year 2022 will forever be known as the year of the great booze shortage. Tequila,
Champagne, all the way up to the marquis producers of fine Scotch, like Macallan, left store shelves sparse. Even the most common of hous
ehold names have become stringently
allocated. Why? That’s a great question!

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A Guide to Mini Champagne Bottles

Posted by Alex Andrawes on July 1, 2022

Let’s face it, mini Champagne bottles are not the first thing you look for when you shop for wine at a local grocery store, or a fine wine store. Champagne itself has been used for celebratory events since it was thought to have been invented by Monk in France by the name of Dom Perignon in 1697. In fact, a couple decades earlier, it was discovered the English scientists added something sparkling to their wines at celebratory events.

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