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Summer Wine & Cheese Pairings - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Wine & Cheese Pairings

Before we get started, the most important thing to remember for any pairing situation is to go with what you like. It doesn’t matter what anyone else says, if you enjoy it go for it! That being said, we’ve put together some general guidelines you’re totally free to ignore. If…

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Chardonnay Wines At Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Chardonnay Wines

Chardonnay is the number one white wine in the world. There are several reasons for this including the fact that the Chardonnay is a relatively low-maintenance vine that adapts to a wide variety of climates which results in high yields around the world. So, you can choose from the millions…

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Summer Wine Storage - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Summer Wine Storage

Whether you’ve got 5 bottles or 5 cases, knowing some wine storage basics will help keep your wines in good health during the hot summer months. Assuming you don’t have a personal wine cellar under your home, there are some easy tips to keep your wine fresh until you’re ready…

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Rosé Day - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Rosé for the Day

Hooray, National Rosé Day! National Rosé Day is on June 13th this year and June is the perfect time to sip and celebrate this refreshing wine. Some facts about rosé: The pink shade of rosé wine depends on the amount of time the grape skins were in contact with the…

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Moscato Food Pairings - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Meals for Moscato – Moscato Pairings

Moscato, famous for its sweetness, is made from one of the oldest wine grapes in the world - Muscat Blanc. Typical Moscato flavors include: Meyer Lemon, Mandarin Orange, Pear, Orange Blossom, and Honeysuckle. But did you know that there are 5 types of Moscato wine? Sparkling & Semi - Sparkling…

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Mulled Wine - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

National Mulled Wine Day

If mulled wine reminds you of Christmas in Europe, you’ve probably been to Europe during the holidays. Mulled wine has become an integral part of the winter holidays in the majority of European countries, each with their own unique take on the hot beverage. Mulled wine made its first appearance…

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Top Winter Wines - Spec's Wines, Spirits, & Finer Foods

Best Wines to Enjoy in Winter

When it comes to cold weather drinking, folks usually think of hot beverages spiked with alcohol. When it comes to winter, however, it is wine’s time to shine. Unless you’re struggling to survive in a desolate tundra, a hot beverage may not be the best route for enjoying the evening.…

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The Mighty Malbec

Eight Affordable & Delicious Malbec Wines

Malbec wines offer a delightful range of flavors and quality. They’re a great alternative to pricier Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Its meteoric rise in popularity in the U.S. is due to the economic troubles of the early 2000s which caused wine prices to rise, and sent Americans in search of…

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Pie & Wine Pairing

Pie & Wine Pairings – Pairings As Easy As Pie

Could there be a more perfect union than wine and pie? The proper wine can turn a slice of pie into a transcendental experience. But pairing is key here as the wrong wine can overpower a sweet pie or completely clash in the palate, ruining both. But, we assume you’re…

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The 2019 Great Grape Forecast

New Wine Trends To Watch In 2019

With 2018 in the rearview, we’ll happily raise a glass to its many ups and downs while looking forward to what 2019 has planned for the wine world! The “drink less, but better” wine trend of 2018 looks to carry over into 2019 in surprising ways. Sherry & Wine CocktailsLike…

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Bordeaux for the Holidays!

‘Tis the season…to have some great wine! (Specifically Bordeaux, if you’re like us.) Now, some of you out there reading this may already be familiar with Bordeaux, and if so, please do yourself a favor and go buy some more. You know you want to.  This article is for those…

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