Careful, You Might Catch Divorce

It’s cold and flu season again. Stock up on soup, orange juice, tea, and plenty of water. Colds & flus are highly contagious. But, did you ever think matters of the heart could be contagious too? According to studies at Harvard, Brown, and UC San Diego divorce is apparently contagious as well. How exactly could that be? Studies show that 70% of couples whose friends get divorced end up getting divorced as well. It doesn’t stop there. If a friend of a friend gets divorced, that couple is 33% more likely to get divorced as well. That is somewhat...

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Best Food And Wine Pairing For Pinot Noir

  If you enjoy wine, pour yourself a glass of one of Kim Crawford’s favorites. Every wine has great pairings with different foods and flavors. Here’s a couple you might not have known about. Pinot Noir is one of the most well-known red wines. It has a reputation for pairing with fancy meats like duck and fibrous veggies like mushrooms, but there’s a little more depth to this complex flavor than you may have heard. For instance, did you know Pinot Noir goes great with fish? Blasphemous, I know. Fish is the territory of white wine. But it’s true;...

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How Sauvignon Blanc Wine Was Named

  Kim Crawford’s got a bunch of wines available to suit any palette and occasion. Whether fancy or friendly, there’s a glass for you to enjoy. Here’s a bit of trivia to enjoy with your drink. One of Kim Crawford’s signature wines is sauvignon blanc. That’s pronounced “saw-vee-nyon blon” if you don’t speak French. Sauvignon blanc gets its name from the green-skinned grapes from which it is made. Translated literally into English, the name means “wild white,” a reference to the grapes’ early origins in the indigenous parts of southwest France. These grapes are cultivated all over the world,...

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An 8 Pound Breakfast

Bella Breakdown Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast might also be your favorite meal of the day. Who doesn’t love eggs, bacon, sausage, fruit, pancakes, waffles, even a good bowl of cereal!? We have also gotten really creative with how we combine all of our breakfast foods. But could you possibly eat the ultimate breakfast? The Shepherd Place Farm in the UK offers the ‘Terminator 2’. This breakfast is roughly 8 pounds and 4,000 calories. The breakfast includes 8 eggs, 8 slices of bacon, 8 sausages, 8 hashbrowns… are you full yet? There’s more. 8...

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Pairing Fast Food Combos With Wine

Bella Breakdown If I could dream up the perfect meal, it would probably be heaps of something from Taco Bell and a bottle of Rose. For some reason though, that is not a meal that you should be proud of, and I’m not totally sure why. I think it sounds amazing. It turns out I’m not the only one who feels like fast food and wine would make a fantastic combination. Business Insider and a few professional sommeliers put together a list of the best fast food and wine pairings. Here are the top 5: 5. In-n-Out Double Double...

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Perfect Peach Desserts

Bella Breakdown Hurry, run to the store, shake down the trees, peaches are going out of season! Peaches are one of the best dessert fruits around. As Summer nears its end, so will the reign of the peach, and you will definitely not want to miss out on these delicious peach based desserts. 1. Peach Gingersnap Crisp Create a rich peach filling and top with a delicious gingersnap crumble crust and bake in the over for a perfect intro to fall dessert. 2. White Peach Tart Create a large flakey crust and lay the peaches into your tart and...

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