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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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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Getaway : Sail from Athens to Santorini

A few years ago, ’round this time of year, I was planning the TRIP OF A LIFETIME. Surprises ensued but alas, utopia found us after all. HERE’S MY RECOLLECTION OF THIS AMAZING ADVENTURE FOR THOSE WHO DARE TO CATAMARAN FROM ATHENS TO SANTORINI… Did that prep you well enough for a crazy story? Cause this trip’s about to…

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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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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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