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Perfect Pairings: Mardi Gras Recipes & Divining Rod Wines

When you think of Mardi Gras cocktails, you probably think of jumbo-sized Daiquiris and Hurricanes, found in the hands of Mardi Gras-goers up and down Bourbon Street. But what if you’re less of a sweet cocktail lover and more of a wine person? Here, I’m going to share with you some perfect pairings of mouth-watering, traditional, Southern Mardi Gras foods and the full-bodied wines that compliment them. The Divining Rod wines are the perfect accompaniment to the carnival celebration of magic, romance and festivity that encompasses Mardi Gras. The Divining…

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Halloween Wine Made by a Witch! The Divining Rod Wines by Marc Mondavi #DrinkUpWitches

There’s nothing that sets the mood for your Halloween party like the perfect, spooky-looking beverage! The Divining Rod by Marc Mondavi fits the bill. Not only are the bottles eerily beautiful, but it has a flavor to match! Today I’m going to share with you three big, bold wines from The Divining Rod, and a great DIY pumpkin cooler to serve them in at your party! “From water, comes wine” – never has this been more true than with The Divining Rod wines. By giving life to countless vineyards across…

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3 Fun Gifts For Wine Lovers, from BigMouth Inc!

We are only 7 weeks away from the beginning of holiday party season! That’s right, I said it…SEVEN WEEKS AWAY! With the beautiful weather hanging on and Mother Nature being so kind with her warm temps, it’s hard to believe the snow will soon be flying here in the Midwest! Every year, Chris & I are like kids in a candy store waiting for our favorite holiday party of the year. It’s a hilariously fun cocktail party and white elephant gift exchange that my sister-in-law has been hosting for over…

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Host a Wine Tasting Party With Les Dauphins Wines

I’m always excited to try new wines, but I was especially excited to open the most recent box that arrived on my doorstep from Les Dauphins. The bottles!! The lovely, antique-looking, gorgeous bottles!! The first thing I noticed about these bottles was the beautiful, vintage-inspired labels that look – even in real life – like they came straight out of an Instagram filter. We had a fun family weekend planned, so I saved the trio – a red wine, a white wine, and a rosé – for a fun tasting…

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3 Wine-Tastic Cocktail Recipes from Little Black Dress Wines

Little Black Dress Wines introduces three unique “PINK DRINK” cocktails this summer…Because it IS still Summer, after all… as part of their collaboration with the global non-profit organization Keep A Breast Foundation. A longtime supporter of causes that are important to women, Little Black Dress Wines’ summer-long campaign is designed to raise awareness about breast cancer prevention.  Try these three yum-a-licious wine cocktails made with Little Black Dress Wines before Summer slips away! 🙂     Vinopolitan 4oz Little Black Dress Pinot Grigio 1 oz Cranberry Juice 1 oz Triple Sec 12 oz Lime…

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I Drink Cheap Wine (& that’s OK)

So, I’d like to talk briefly about something that I love dearly, I hold very close to my heart, and I’ve had a secret passion for for the last 13 years… It’s something I’m also a little scared to bring up. WINE. Oh, dear sweet wine… Fermented grapey love…Purple goodness in a glass…Mom juice at the end of a crazy day. I really, really love wine. And here’s the thing. I don’t know much about it, so it makes me a little scared of talking about it for fear that…

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