Raising Our Glass to the Future!
Happy February Wine lovers! After a short hiatus the Uncorked Newsletter has returned and we have a lot to share! We are excited to present with you our monthly featured wines and upcoming wine events, as well as introduce you to some amazing businesses that support Uncorked in our mission to bring you unique and…
The Weather Outside is Frightful….
You know the rest but it doesn’t have to be frightful. With the cold and the darkness can come some solace, some comfort and joy. It is all a matter of perspective. You can be a glass half full or a glass half empty kind of person but the key is to put something in…
Seasons Change… So Why Not Switch Up Your Wine?
There is nothing like fall in New England. The leaves explode in colored tones from rust to orange hues, yellow, magenta and green. The air is crisp and the sweaters come out. Football is on tv and the days get shorter. You have spent the hot summer sipping your favorite wines to quench your thirst,…
Fleeting Days of Summer
August! Summer’s mid-mark! With social distancing, mask-wearing, and other tribulations in the news, this gives us reason to celebrate because we’re getting through it! It’s been one for the books, and that’s something to clink glasses about! Another excuse to raise your glass. Especially if your glass is full of bubbles! Bubbly wine adds a…
Summer in New England is spectacular. Part of the charm is the undeterminable weather patterns. What you end up sipping, just might be determined by a hot sunny beach day, a tranquil 70° day, or a rainy bookish afternoon. Add to the weather, your appetite, the food, your mood, the wine choice will not be…
Healthy Choices…Wine Trends: Organic, Biodynamic, Natural and Vegan
Does is it really matter? A vast majority of wine drinkers happily enjoy a glass or two of wine with dinner and have no side effects. But some of us have recognized that food, and the way it is grown and tended to, can aggravates our food sensitivities. I am guilty of looking for vineyards…
Wine is a Healthy Thing
In times of crisis, it’s okay to reach for that glass of wine. The time-honored tradition of having wine with dinner is a proven stress-release. Beyond that benefit, wine has natural components that aid digestion, the respiratory tract – boosting lung function, helping heart health, preventing some types of vision loss and have been said…
The Pinot Dilemma
Imagine “Pinot” as a type of surname that has been given to a variety of grapes. In the 14th century France, the tightly shaped grape clusters were referenced as looking like pine cones.
From New England To Beyond
A while back, visiting little known wineries across New England, the thought, ‘Oh to do this every day’ passed through our mind’s eye. Relaxing with a couple of glasses of these ‘should-be-known’ wines have resulted in a fulfilled vision promoting the wines of the greater northeast. Blueberry wine from Maine – Savage Oakes and Breakwater…
February Destinations With Flair
“Where there is no wine there is no love.” ~ Euripides Dining out affords a night without having to prepare a meal. Beyond the effort of making the choice of what to eat, is what wine to pair. Investigating the wine by the glass offerings is an opportunity for new taste experiences that you might…