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“Genießen”

Grüner Veltliner

Grüner Veltliner (groo-ner velt-lee-ner) is an herbaceous white wine from Austria and if you don’t already love it, summer is a great time to sample it. It’s a no-brainer for folks who turn to Sauvignon Blanc, as they share a brightness and citrus fruit character, almost always being produced in a very dry style.  Read more about “Genießen”

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Summer Sparkle

pét-nat

Everyone’s drinking it, pét-nat, a wine style that isn’t just for natural wine lovers anymore. Petillant natural means naturally sparkling, and it provides an interesting and more affordable alternative to wines made in the traditional method, or Méthode Champenoise.

Pétillant naturel wines are made in an ancestral method that is essentially (yeast + sugar = alcohol + CO2) with a closure applied, leaving all that carbon dioxide inside the bottle and eliminating the need for a secondary fermentation, such as in Champagne. Read more about Summer Sparkle

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Yes She Can

SHE CAN canned wines from the McBride Sisters

Introducing the SHE CAN canned wines from the McBride Sisters. Known as the largest Black-owned wine company in the U.S. and also one of the most inclusive, accessible, socially aware and sustainable. From the label: “The SHE CAN Professional Development Fund advances women through advocacy, educational scholarships and small business funding.” The New Zealand sauvignon blanc is a stunner tasting of juicy kiwi with a pleasant grassiness. At 375ml, each can is equivalent to a half bottle at a respectable price of around $7.99 on the shelf. Read more about Yes She Can

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