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South Africa Named One of the Most Underrated Wine Countries in the World

  In a recent article for Fortune, Chris Morris sat down with Alex Andrawes, co-founder of Personal Wine, the country’s largest private label wine service. Andrawes identified several recent wine trends, pointing out the growing popularity of wine amongst millennials and listing 5 underrated wine countries throughout the world. South Africa, home of Protea Wines, […]



Wine Spectator Praises South African Chenin Blanc

In a recent column for Wine Spectator, contributing editor Matt Kramer made his case for Chenin Blanc. Calling the varietal “overlooked, often untasted, and certainly uncelebrated,” he argues that it’s time to pay attention to the grape, citing many delicious examples from around the world. Of South African Chenin Blanc, Kramer states, “It may take South […]

Signs of Spring: Indoor Wine Bottle Planter

Where I live in the Midwest, we are still a long way away from warm weather. So, while we can’t plant anything outside, there are ways to bring springtime blooms indoors. That’s why I think January is the perfect time to force bulbs. It’s such an easy way to bring a little springtime to the […]

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How to: Wine Bottle Ring Holder

As far as resolutions go, I’m always a big fan of starting the year organized. I tend to begin cleaning closets and purging junk in January since I’m stuck inside anyhow. And as I was going through my jewelry, I decided it was time to find a better way to store my rings. This DIY […]

Show Off Your Christmas Cards With this DIY Cork Display

With the holidays only a few days away, you may have a stack of lovely Christmas cards on your coffee table. Or maybe they are taped to your wall? Create something better to enjoy those holiday cards – using wine corks you have collected throughout the year. And when the holiday trimmings come down, this […]

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