Fall Wines for the #PSL-lover

In case you missed the memo, #PSL season is here!

During this glorious, short-lived season, we want to drink up all the pumpkin-spiced flavors we can. There’s some really interesting science behind WHY we want all.the.pumpkin.spice, but for most of us, it’s sufficient to say that we just like the flavor.

And, while a latte is a great pick-me-up, sometimes you just want to wind down with something a little stronger. Luckily for you, there are wines full of fall flavors, warm spices, and comforting aromas.  Continue reading

“Montegria” Sangria

1 bottle Water 2 Wine Montepulciano
12 oz can Sprite Zero
1 ounce simple syrup
1 ounce Brandy
2 ounces Triple Sec
2 orange slices with rind, halved
1/2 cup each: blueberried, blackberries, and sliced strawberries

Mix. Cover and refrigerate overnight to allow flavors to blend. Sip and Enjoy!!!

-Recipe credit to customer Jackie O.

WINE 101: Sulfites

Check out any commercially-produced bottle of wine, and it will say “Contains sulfites.” Water 2 Wine wines are all low in sulfites, but what, exactly, are they?

Wikipedia defines sulfites as, “compounds that contain the sulfite ion [SO3]” and notes that sulfites “naturally occur in some foods and the human body. They are also used as regulated food additives.” Continue reading