Our Blog



Our goal is to introduce you to our favorite wines, winemakers, varietals, wine regions and places to buy and drink wine.

Subscribe Here!

December 2021

What Four Wine Pros are Drinking this New Year’s Eve. (It’s Not Champagne.)

November 2021

What Does ‘Hot’ Mean in Wine?

November 2021

Wines That Shine With Cross-Cultural Holiday Menus

August 2021

Get the Scoop on Wine and Ice Cream Pairings

June 2021

The evolving language of wine

June 2021

How Wine Brought Me In From the Outside

June 2021

Midday Fix: Great picks for National Rosé Day

March 2021

Midday Fix: Happy Birthday Riesling!

February 2021

Perfect Pairings For Valentine’s Weekend

February 2021

The Drink Black Movement Must Tap the Source | Wine Enthusiast

January 2021

Chicago Tribune

December 2020

Best Sparkling Wines for NYE

November 2020


October 2020

Wine Enthisiast Magazine

July 2020

Wine and Hip Hop

July 2020

The Zoe Report

July 2020

A Balanced Glass

June 2020


April 2020

Chi At A Glance


Black Alumni Network


Vine Pair

July 2019

Wine Magazine

March 2018

Chicago Now


Black Food & Beverage

September 2017


August 2017

Cuisine Noir

June 2011

The New Yorker

October 2021

Sipping Pretty This Spooktacular Month

August 2021

Don’t Miss Out – New Exclusive SWW Experiences

July 2021

Hot Summer Delights and Fueling Your Passion Project

June 2021

Celebrations, Contests, and Cocktails!

May 2021

Imbibe for Causes and Level Up with SWW Sips

April 2021

This Just In—New Obsessions and Champagne Style

March 2021

Women’s History Month, Spring Refresh and News

February 2021

Will You Be My Valentine?

January 2021

New Year New Us!

December 2020

What a YEAR! Wine, Wellness and Wealth

November 2020

Holiday Gifting Energy and Giving Thanks

October 2020

Autumn Libations, Rewards for Wine Lovers and BIG NEWS!

September 2020

Bourbon Month – No Party Like A Bourbon Party!

August 2020

A Sneak Peak To Our Members-Only Society

July 2020

Wine Finds and Purposeful Virtual Connections

June 2020

Fostering Community & The Latest Wine & Spirits News

May 2020

Exclusive Interviews, Cocktail Hours and Community Support

April 2020

Shall We Wine Goes Virtual

March 2020

Women’s History Month Spotlight and A Note On Community Kindness & COVID-19

February 2020

Black History Month & Upcoming Event Features

January 2020

Media Features, Announcements and Breaking Down Wine Tariffs

December 2019

Holiday Merrymaking & Closing Out 2019

November 2019

Gifts, Champagne, and ‘The Real’ Moscato

October 2019

Find Your Champagne Style

September 2019

Shall We Wine September Sake, She Cans, Events

August 2019

Shall We Wine August 2019: Destiny Hunting, Wine Podcasts, Wine Recommendationss

July 2019

Shall We Wine July 2019: EXPERIENCE COLLIO, ITALY – White Wines NOW!

June 2019

WORK HARD, TRAVEL HARDER – Tips on Wine & Adventure!

May 2019

Birthday Month Recap & TV Appearances Galore

April 2019

Windy City Live, Amazing Women and A Logo Makeover

March 2019

Sonoma Recap and Save the Dates

February 2019

Valentine’s Love, Event Mania & Black History Month Features

January 2019

Upcoming Events & Ringing in the New Year

December 2018

Holiday Cheer & An End of 2018 Wish

November 2018

Collabs, Event Highlights & A Limited Time Bubbly Special

October 2018

Madeira Mania, Charitable Causes and the World Wine Guys

September 2018

Book Tour Updates, Vegan Fest and Vegan Wine

August 2018

Book Tour Love, Philanthropy and Bubbly Delight

June 2018

Vino Verde and Videos

May 2018

Bubbles, Books and BYOB

April 2018

A Wine Challenge




Ring in 2022 with these wines, champagnes and spirits


Best sparkling wines to help you ring in the New Year


How to find the right red wine for your Thanksgiving feast


How to find the right red wine for your Thanksgiving feast


Best wine and snack pairings


Sparkling Wine Cocktails DayTime Chicago


Sparkling Wine Cocktails


We get the scoop on wine and ice cream pairings!


Regine T. Rousseau of ‘Shall We Wine’ gives NYE sparkling picks


Wine pairings for the holidays


Perfect fall wine pairings

MAY 2019

Sister Circle Live

APRIL 2020


MARCH 2019

Windy City Live


Sister Circle Live

Blog Archive

Our wine of the week is the 2016 Twenty Ten Wines Syrah

By |February 25th, 2021|

Where is it made? Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County What are the grapes? Syrah What should I know about this wine? The Dry creek Valley is in northern Sonoma County, California. The area is well known for Zinfandels however other varieties like sauvignon blanc, chardonnay and other reds do well in [...]

Wine Podcasts to Listen to Right Now

By |February 22nd, 2021|

All that glitters is not gold. Look outside the commonplace, look in depth. Sometimes its allure is not physically tangible, but in the form of enlightened listening, topic discoveries and refreshing representation. Enter the podcast. Podcasts have evolved tremendously over time, and unlike those early years of the podcast and [...]

Valentine’s Day Recommendations

By |February 15th, 2021|

I had an amazing time on The Jam TV Show this week featuring  Valentine’s Day wine recommendations ALL UNDER $25! Here is a link to the segment WINE LIST (in the order of appearance): Domaine Saint-Rémy Crémant d'Alsace Brut $24.99 Dopff & Irion Crémant d'Alsace Brut Rosé $24.99 Noval Black [...]

7 Steps to Reinvent Your Wine & Spirits Self

By |January 25th, 2021|

A guide to drink inspiration, improved imbibing and transforming your wine & spirits individuality in the process. New year. New normal. New you. It’s an opportune time for new beginnings, which includes infusing fresh excitement to routine and the ordinary booze affairs! Modification to a wine & spirits lineup is [...]

The A-Z of Hacking Holiday Sparkling

By |December 21st, 2020|

There is nothing quite like a great bottle of bubbly. Whether it is to ring in an occasion or for a lazy Thursday, there’s just nothing that compares. Now—and probably more than ever—navigating the holiday era during Covid means less in-person gathering, elevated virtual exchanges and a little bit of [...]

What Am I Paying For? The Cost of Wine: Part 1

By |December 7th, 2020|

“What am I paying for?” You’ve thought about it at some point. What is the difference between a $15 bottle of wine vs. a $75 one? Does it really make a difference? Is it worth it? All are common consumer questions which stem from one simple curiosity.  To keep this [...]

5 Budget Ways to Upgrade Your Holiday Imbibing

By |November 23rd, 2020|

Whether your in-person feast count has gone from a group of 20 down to 5, or has morphed into an intimate, self-hosted affair of your own, celebrating the upcoming holiday season safely need not be dull. (On the plus side, you won’t end up with a sink full of dishes [...]

Seasonal Palate Disorder

By |November 11th, 2020|

True confession, I used to have SEASONAL PALATE DISORDER! I know, you are thinking, what is SPD, and do I have it? You probably do, but I can cure you! SPD is when you allow the seasons to dictate the wines you drink. You know the "old rules" whites in [...]


Join Our Community

  • Travel
  • Demo
  • TV
  • Events
  • Spirits
  • Wine
  • Tastings
  • Conversations
  • Education
  • Community

Sign-Up and experience everything that membership has to offer.


The Shall We Wine team is excited to share our monthly newsletter!

Our goal is to introduce you to our favorite wines, winemakers, varietals, wine regions and places to buy and drink wine.



Go to Top