Scratch & Sniff Guide to Wine by Richard Betts

“Wine is a grocery, not a luxury.” —Richard Betts One of my amazing friends gave me this Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert and I can’t put it down! I have happily read & sampled wines with it about 10 times since, so I thought it could be ‘wine-derful’ to share it with…

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Designer Loves : Links Lately

Here’s a collection of recent links I’ve adored : ART & DESIGN Unsplash from Ooomf has just released a new set of their fabulous royalty free photos (as seen above) » Paperless Post is killin’ it this Valentine’s Day. So Many fly greeting card designs » Take a thrill ride with Jody Mac Donald’s photographic journey and…

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Designer Loves : Year of the Horse

Happy Lunar New Year! It’s the year of the horse, one of the earth’s most mystical animals. Here are some designer loves to celebrate : 1. The Power of 10 Horse Print via Eye Poetry Photography on Etsy » 2. Kimberly Horse Scarf » 3. 14 Hands Too Hot to Trot Red Blend » 4.…

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Wine + Design : Valentine’s Day Wine & Card Pairings

Y’all – I’m sorry – I can’t help myself! I LOVE handmade/letter pressed cards, and I LOVE building a theme with labels of wine, so here we are. In perfect time for Valentine’s Day, for all levels of love. It’s a roundup of my fave, lovable wines & designerly cards I adore. Enjoy! 1. Let’s…

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Wine + Design : Loving Hanzell Winery

As a web designer + wine lover, I’m SOOoooo loving this newly discovered site of Hanzell Wines. Their story is beautifully curated throughout their site in conversations of the vision, vineyard, & vinting process. You can tell there is a rich, delectable history behind this label with lots of love and happiness for the art…

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In My Wine Rack : 001, New Year’s Variety

Y’all! I’ve been wanting to post my current wine collection since the beginning of this little blog – & it’s finally here! This was a super quick shot & design, so I hope to get much better at these, but nonetheless, here’s my arsenal of cheap wine (all under $13) I’ll be enjoying for the…

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WAR EAGLE! Wine & Dine : Auburn’s National Championship for Wine Lovers

The time is wine, my Auburn friends! We’re hosting an Auburn National Championship watch party tonight, complete with this O’Lillo Red Blend. Yes, I know that’s a hawk instead of an eagle, but after a half an hour gathering half of Hazel’s staff to find either an orange/blue label including either a tiger/eagle, we all…

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Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers

Winos are the best! << Taken from the girl who is literally drinking a perfect glass while typing this… the same girl that insists on wine at football tailgates, dock parties, & {when in Rome} for breakfast. – Who loves life more than a wine lover? Here are a few ideas to shower them with…

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Major Scale Musical Wine Glass

WHAT. This is crazy! All I keep thinking is a dinner party of 8, where everyone has one of these genius Major Scale Musical Wine Glass from Uncommon Goods and we’re rocking out to a harmonious symphony of merlots & cabs. The pair would make an awesome gift for those who are in the know of both…

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Rue Mag’s Wine Tasting 101

 Recently, I caught this article on Rue Mag’s Professor Rue series on a simply put, happy guide to no fluff Wine Tasting 101 with Bluxome Winery. Here are a few of the things I took note of: Swirl it up, baby. The swirl is imporant to let the fragrance of fruit fill the glass, starting…

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