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April 2018

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Cheerful Winter Gifts and Holiday Hosting

By |December 1st, 2021|

As wintertime draws near, so does the added stress of figuring out gifting and hosting responsibilities. This doesn’t need to be. Despite the winter’s chill, there are several ways to cozy up to the season and bring your “A” game for holiday time festivities. From our special events, to social [...]

Red Wines for Thanksgiving

By |November 19th, 2021|

Shall We Wine’s Founder Regine T Rousseau had the pleasure of hosting a segment on DayTime Chicago. Today, she focused on Red Wines for Thanksgiving. It seems that wine lovers are divided into two teams: Team Red or Team White. We at Shall We Wine love the wine rainbow; reds, [...]

Gifting and Gratitude with The Vice Wine

By |November 2nd, 2021|

With sweater weather in full swing, the close whispers reminding us of the upcoming holidays are here. Real talk: sometimes you’re simply strapped for time. Between the extra days in the kitchen cooking and general holiday decision making, a time that is often dedicated to spending time with loved ones [...]

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: Brushing Off Unsolicited Opinions In Wine

By |October 1st, 2021|

Remember the wine jerk? Well, they’ve morphed into another category of impolite and insulting. Whether you’re a professional wine mogul or an everyday wine enthusiast, unsolicited opinions can pop up repeatedly despite every intention to avoid such commentary.  This is a reminder that these roadblocks are temporary—pave your own path. [...]

1 Grape, 3 Budgets

By |August 31st, 2021|

Beat what remains of the summer heat with a classic, refreshing Chenin Blanc! Chenin Blanc is a full-of-life, aromatic white wine. It can be vinified in a multitude of styles from dry to sweet, from still to sparkling, and highly acclaimed styles can be produced everywhere from France to South [...]

A Peek at Winning Wine Documentary ‘Blind Ambition’

By |July 27th, 2021|

Blind Ambition, the story of Zimbabwean refugees turned thriving sommeliers, has won the Documentary Audience Award at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. Even if you are a wine novice, the narrative of pursuing a better life for the well-being of family and even bigger dreams—at varying capacities—is one that resonates [...]

A Quick Armenian Wine Primer

By |June 16th, 2021|

What do you know about Armenian wine? While the most common answer we’re given is “nothing” or “not much”, this basis is just a stepping stone to discover a “new” category. Sometimes, there are pitfalls to wine rules. Learning only about certain wines can be rigid and feel so restrictive [...]


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