How To Throw An Absolutely Awesome Fondue Party

We're approaching the dead of Winter on the East coast, and the cold and intermittently snowy days just make me want to invite the whole gang over for an 'Apres-Ski' themed Fondue Night. It's fun, it's retro, it's wintery, and there are so many awesome drink options to play with! Here are 5 pairings sure to please.

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How To Host Your Own Wine Tasting

You don't need to be professional sommelier to gather your friends for a fun and educational evening of wine tasting.  Part of the fun of exploring the wine world is coming together to sip and share your tasting notes with the other lushes in your life!

Sharing her tips on how to make it happen: our friend, fellow somm/lifestyle expert/author Hillary Zio

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The Truth About Wine Glass Shapes: Do They Matter?

Whether you're a bride creating a wedding registry, a college student furnishing your first apartment, or a wine lover just trying to upgrade your current selection--- shopping for glassware can be daunting! There are dozens of wine glass styles out there, and those of us living in tight spaces might ask- does it even matter what kind of glass you drink your wine out of?

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A Very Lush Holiday: Mulled Rosé All Day

Today's dose of holiday cheer: a fresh take on mulled wine using.... you guessed it.... my favorite, rosé! Mulled wine can be delicious but it can also be very heavy if made with a full-bodied red. I'm excited to share this recipe from my friends at Elouan Wines that includes meyer lemon and fresh ginger. The Elouan Rosé is a blend of Pinot Noir and Syrah grapes from 3 different growing regions around Oregon and it's the type of rosé that really should be sipped year round. Mulling it is a great way to 'winterize' it! 

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