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*Full disclosure: as I write this my dog Clyde and I are sitting at State Street Eating House + Cocktails enjoying a happy hour beer and staring at the newly opened Daily Bird restaurant and I can smell fried chicken. I’ve said it before and I’ll say...
Need a vacation, but can't leave town? Travel to different destinations around the world through our new curated wine flights! Flights rotate on a weekly basis and every Monday a new flight will be arriving at Michael’s On East, so you're sure to fin...
What Are Bordeaux Futures? Futures, or en primeur, as it’s called in Bordeaux, is a method of purchasing a specific vintage of wine in advance, before it is bottled and released in the market. In early April each year, industry professionals gather i...
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...
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