Holiday Gift Guide: Crave Local’s Best Wines of The Year

For the perfect wine lover gift, enjoy our top 28 wine picks in our seventh annual Crave Local Best Wines of the Year!

Orlando Wine Events: Christner’s Prime Steak To Host Chateau Ste. Michelle Dinner October 21st

As the latest installment in their Cutting Board Dinner Series, Christner’s Sip & Savor dinner event returns this month for a four course wine pairing dinner not to be missed. At 7:00 PM, Friday, October 21, 2016, their Lee Road location will host the event. Reservations are required, with an all inclusive rate of $135 per […]

The Perfect Wine & Pie Pairings To Satisfy Your Holiday Guests

With all of the things on our minds this time of year, it can be tough to concentrate or research what kind of food to prepare and what to serve with it.  Don’t worry, we have taken the thinking out of this seasons choices…at least when it comes to your dessert menu. We were recently […]

Wine Review: Seghesio Zinfandel 2011, Sonoma County

Wine: Seghesio, Zinfandel 2011, Sonoma County (Dry Creek and Alexander Valley Blend) Varietals: 87% Zinfandel 9% Petite Sirah 2% Carignane 2% Syrah Color: Dark garnet robe, with shimmering red glints on the rim Notes:  Medium bodied, spicy, black currant, raspberry, and dark cherries, very typical of Alexander Valley.  Earthy and jammy with a lingering finish, this wine […]

Popping the Question: How I Chose the Perfect Engagement Wine

Certain memories evoke the sense of taste, smell, and at times a kid-like nervousness like no other. Ask any guy about the process they went through while preparing to propose, get married, or celebrate an anniversary, and you’ll likely hear a story that’s rife with sweaty palms, forgetfulness, and indecision. When I was getting ready […]

5 Must Try Organic, Green & Sustainable Wines For Earth Day

Are You Looking for Organic and Sustainable Wines? Our Top 5 Picks, Just in Time for Earth Day We’ve all been there. That dinner party or cocktail hour where, just when the conversation is getting good, you break out in what looks like hives, or a rash, or something…highly unattractive…likely induced by the wine you’re […]