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Sweetest Wines for the Sweetest Moms | Wines for Mother's Day

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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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 ways that you can make Mother's Day 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 out 3 ways to enjoy wine in style this mother's day.

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Recipes & Their Wine Pairings for Easter Brunch | Personal Wine

Posted by Erin Markland on March 10, 2018


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Best Wine & Food Pairings for Easter Dinner

Posted by Erin Markland on March 10, 2018


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Wine & Seafood Pairings Perfect for Lent

Posted by Erin Markland on March 6, 2018

These three easy, weeknight dinner recipes are perfect for Lent, or for a quick dinner any night of the week. We paired each recipe with one of our fabulous wines for your enjoyment (as long as you are aren't giving up alcohol for Lent, obvi.)  Make the most out of these fish and wine pairings during Lent. Cheers!


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4 Ways to Give a Personalized Gift for Mother’s Day

Posted by Erin Markland on April 17, 2017

There are lots of things that you think Mom may want for Mother's Day – flowers, candy, maybe a massage or a piece of jewelry. But when surveyed, most moms actually said that they just want a break. What mama wants most is some quiet time, and quality time, too!

We suggest making her day extra special with these Mother's Day gift ideas featuring a personalized gift - pour a glass of her fave wine and allowing her to put her feet up... especially while spending quality time with the family over a cheese plate or late brunch.

And we have 4 tips to make this happen.

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