Archives for May 2012

5 Wine Drinking Pro Tips

Guest post by Rachel Cohen, Marketing Director for Wine Riot 1. Wine: Delicious, Alcoholic Grape Juice Yeast is added to crushed grapes, er, grape juice, and the yeast eats the natural sugars and converts them to alcohol and CO2. After that, winemakers can do a thousand different styles … [Read more...]

Grape + Bean “Rolls Out the Rose” Adding Some Warmth to a Cool, Rainy Spring Day

Guest post by Sherrie Bakshi This past Saturday, I attended a Rosé Tasting at Grape + Bean in Old Town Alexandria. I am a big fan of rosè wines so this was a perfect way to spend the evening. Rosè Renaissance! For many years, rosés were not the wine of choice for those that “appreciated good … [Read more...]