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Don’t Hate on Merlot!

Don’t Hate on Merlot!

Merlot is having a tough decade. We are protesting this, and want you to protest it, too! Merlot lost its sex appeal, thanks to a certain wine-centered film, and has since been suffering from what’s been known as the “Sideways Effect.” Sales have plummeted and people scoff at the very idea of drinking it. But it wasn’t always this way. Similar to high-waisted jeans and cropped sweaters, the trends of the 80’s and 90’s are making a comeback, and we want to know what you think. As such, we’ll be sending you a (mostly)... Read More >

May 23, 2017 | posted by in Industry, Lifestyle | 0 commentsRead More >

Pretty in Pink: Rosé 101

Pretty in Pink: Rosé 101

It’s official: pink is in season, and in May’s MoxxiBox, we’ll be sending you an oh-so-delicious French rosé. But rosé comes in many different styles, so we’re here to teach you more about your favorite summer time go-to. Consider this your Rosé 101. Like red wine, rosé is wine made from red grapes – just a little differently. There are essentially three ways to make rosé: Maceration: This is when grape skins rest in contact with the grape juice. A long maceration period will produce a wine with a darker red hue.... Read More >

May 15, 2017 | posted by in Industry, Wine Pairings | 0 commentsRead More >

Cook + Wine Pair Like a Sonoma Chef

Cook + Wine Pair Like a Sonoma Chef

Our latest MoxxiBox captured the essence of California culture. Hailing from the scenic Sonoma Coast, these wines are bright bursts of energy wrapped in a casual sweater. There’s no better way to experience these wines than with California cuisine. We’ve rounded up some recipes from some of the Golden State’s quintessential chefs and restaurants cooking up the best flavors the best coast has to offer. First up, Rickshaw Pinot Noir with Zuni Cafe’s roasted chicken, a time-tested San Francisco classic. For more veggie driven meal, try... Read More >

May 3, 2017 | posted by in Lifestyle, Wine Pairings | 0 commentsRead More >

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