Have you ever returned from a fabulous wine tasting vacation completely enamored by a certain wine, only to open a bottle of the exact same wine at home a few months later-- and have it taste completely different? There are tons of factors that can change the way we experience a wine. Here are 8 reasons why the same wine can taste different every time!Read More
Sometimes a wine tastes a little ‘off’. How do you know if it’s actually bad (aka, flawed or faulty), OR if it’s just a style of winemaking that’s meant to taste unusual? Our guide will teach you how to recognize the top 6 indicators that your wine has gone bad.Read More
More people today than ever are fully on the wellness train. Unfortunately, when it comes to wine, many of us don’t give our wine selection the conscious vetting that we give the rest of our lifestyle! But have no fear, The Lush Life is here, to break down exactly what it means for a wine to be organic, biodynamic, sustainable, and even vegan (yep, most wines aren’t vegan…. read on to find out why).Read More
The type of closure on your bottle can make a big difference in the taste of your wine, and the environmental impact of the packaging is something we should all absolutely be considering... because honestly, every day should be Earth Day. Today we’re diving deep into natural corks!Read More
One of the most fascinating wines in the world, and one of the coolest to pair with all kinds of dishes, is one that you're probably not drinking.Read More
Find out why Champagne is the VIP beverage of choice for everyone from Marie Antoinette to Jay-Z...Read More
Hit the bubbles aisle with total confidence! Our essential guide to shopping sparkling wine takes all the pain out of choosing Champagne (and Cava, Cremant, and Prosecco, too!)Read More
Your place may not have an Architectural Digest-worthy wine cellar- but that doesn't mean you're off the hook for properly taking care of your bottles! It's easy if you follow our wine storage tips.Read More
Love going out, but don't love that moment when the wine list hits the table and all eyes are on you? We have you covered with these expert sommelier tips to make ordering the perfect bottle quick, painless, and maybe even... fun? Read on!Read More
There's more to wine than red or white...Read More
Trust us, you will want to bookmark this.Read More
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!Read More
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?Read More
Do you own some beautiful snifters, but feel a little lost on what to fill them with?
Brandy is a seductive sipper for quality fireplace time this winter... learn about this sexy spirit- and which bottles to start with- in this guest post from our friend Yolanda Shoshana.Read More
Confused about screw cap bottles? No need for all that. I'm here to tell you exactly why you shouldn't fear them.... in fact, exactly the opposite!
We aew here to dispel some myths about what causes the dreaded wine headache--- and breaking down the 3 factors that are to blame for the pain.Read More