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Blog from Wine Director, Sean King:  Working at Michael’s on East and Michael’s Wine Cellar, I tend to view the year in thirds. January through May comprises our Season (intentionally with a capital S).  From June to September is summer aka...
Michael's Wine Cellar is fortunate to host many Winemaker Dinners every year. On May 4, 2019, we hosted a Winemakers Dinner featuring the superb Reynold’s Family Winery. Reynold's is a family-owned-and-operated vineyard in Napa, creating a variety of...
Prosecco vs Champagne: Which one is right for you?by Kristin @ ilovewine.com Celebrating something exciting? (Such as the New Year!) Does the occasion call for some bubbly? (Yes!) If it does, you may find yourself in the wine aisle at the store ...
Are You Using the Right Wine Glass? To the casual wine drinker, the shape of the wine glass probably doesn’t matter much. They can get by with a single set of glasses that they pull out for reds, whites, or that new rosé, and have a perfectly enjoyab...
What Does a Wine Aerator Do? by Avery at ilovewine.com You may have noticed that fancy restaurants prefer to open your red wine and leave it to aerate or ‘breathe’ for a while before pouring your glass, or that you are encouraged to swirl your w...
How Many Bottles in a Case of Wine?   The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Case of Wine in 2018by Nicole at ilovewine.com Planning a wedding? Prepping for a party with your family and friends? Maybe you want to organize a wine tasting? If so, buy...
Mini Wine Bottles Are the Way to Go by Avery at ilovewine.com Anyone who has ever tried to take a full bottle of wine with them anywhere at all knows how difficult it can be. Finding space for it in the car is difficult enough but trying to take...
Drinking in Autumn - Best Red Wines for Fallby ilovewine.com Wine enthusiasts are always looking for an excuse to replenish their wine racks. And what better time to do it than the changing of the season? As the days become shorter and the nights dra...
Understanding Wine Bottle Sizesby Michelle at www.ilovewine.com Have you ever really thought about the different sizes of a wine bottle? Have you considered where they come from? Why were they created? Or even why they’re named the way they are? Well...
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