All You Need To Know About Wine

Bella Breakdown We have all met those people who go out to dinner and order a glass of wine. They spin it, sniff it, take the world’s tiniest sip and then try to tell you about all of the obscure tastes and aromas they’re experiencing. I’m sorry, but 99% of those tastes and aromas are probably made up. And frankly, it seems sacrilegious to just spit it back out again. If I got wine tasting, please believe I’m leaving with a belly full of wine. So, for the most basic of wine drinkers, what are the most important things...

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Guilt-Free Wine

Bella Breakdown Trying to watch your figure but still want to indulge in a glass of wine after work? Then these bottles are for you! Each one of these bottles of wine are 100 calories or less per five ounce serving. The first option is a 2016 sauvignon blanc made produced by Weight Watchers. Other options include Skinny Girl, FitVine, Brancott Flight Song, and a new line from Marks and Spencer. So pour yourself a glass after a long week of work without the guilt, you deserve...

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Re-Vamp Mother’s Day This Year

    Belle Breakdown Looking to make this Mother’s Day unforgettable for you and your favorite lady? Here’s some ideas and promotional codes for great gifts. Baskin-Robbins is appealing to two things all moms love, wine and ice cream pairings. They pair ice cream to denote distinct flavors of wine including, pinot grigio with vanilla and pinot noir with world-class chocolate ice cream. Baskin-Robbins does not serve the wine but provide the pairing ice creams. A trip to the zoo is also a fun way to celebrate with most zoos offering discounts for Mother’s Day. This is also a...

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Your Favorite Cheap Wine May Soon Go Up In Price

Bella Breakdown You know that cheap bottle of wine you secretly love? It’s that go-to wine for a night in by yourself, or perhaps the wine you take over to a friend’s house during a dinner party night. Well, that bottle of wine may still be your favorite, but it may not be cheap for much longer. With the lowest wine production in 60 years, prices of your favorite cheap wines are about to skyrocket. European vineyards took a major weather hit, with hale storms and a summer drought, and it’s going to impact wine sales this year. Not...

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This Winery Is Making Cold-Brew Infused Red Wine

Bella Breakdown Yes, you heard it right…this wine is infused with cold brew coffee and we want to try it, immediately. The wine is a blend of reds (like petite sirah, teroldego, cabernet sauvignon, zinfandel) and is infused with the cold brew right before bottling. Finally, two of our favorite things combined into one delicious sip. Apothic Wines created the wine after seeing the demand for cold brew coffee grow 430% between 2015 and 2017 in the U.S. According to the creators, you should be able to taste coffee, red fruit and toasted oak all in one sip. But,...

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