Drink and Know Things: Interesting Wine Facts to Share With Your Friends

Friends Toasting With WineEveryone has a favorite Game of Thrones character, but it’s hard to deny that Tyrion Lannister is among the coolest. After all, he drinks, and he knows things! If you’re the kind of person who likes to be in the know as well, there’s no doubt you love to break out facts that surprise and delight your friends as you share a bottle. Continue reading…


The Best Ways to Enjoy Brandy

Glasses Of Brandy On Counter.When you imagine brandy, images of after dinner drinks and sophisticated gatherings may come to mind. And while the spirit certainly can be savored in those circumstances, brandy has seen a resurgence in popularity over the last few years, making it more accessible than ever. Continue reading…


Breaking Down Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon Pouring Into Glass.When looking for a red wine with broad appeal for experienced and novice drinkers alike, you can’t go wrong with Cabernet Sauvignon. Its rich, full-bodied flavor and numerous variations have made it a beloved choice around the world. Continue reading…


Spotlight on Riesling

Two Glasses Of Riesling In VineyardSince its first mentions in the 15th century, Riesling has become one of the most respected and coveted white wine varieties in the wine collecting community. With its bold aromas and versatile pairing options, Riesling is an ideal wine to have on hand to serve your guests or customers. Continue reading…


Tempranillo: The Place of the Spanish Grape in Wine

Row Of GrapevinesWhile Spain may not be the first country that comes to mind when thinking of wine, it actually possesses a rich history with the beverage. You cannot discuss Spanish wine without talking about the Tempranillo grape, which has taken hold as the number one planted grape in the country. See why Tempranillo wine is so popular with this profile offered by Columbia Distributing. Continue reading…


A Novice Wine Lover’s Starter Kit

Rack Of WineMany people enjoy wine and want to learn more about it, but feel that this knowledge is reserved for the elite or those who are already experts. It turns out that nothing could be further from the truth. You can start collecting and tasting wine with just a few essential accessories. If you’re looking to dive deeper into the hobby and find out what you will need to start your journey, the Columbia Distributing blog has you covered with this wine lover guide for novices. Continue reading…


A Bit Spicy: Enjoying Syrah Wine

Syrah Sign By GrapevinesAre you looking to spice up your wine experience? Look no further than Syrah wine, a full-bodied red that is packed with strong flavors and will accentuate the taste of many of your favorite foods. Originating from the Rhone region in France, Syrah wine has been around for centuries and held in high regard in many parts of the world. To help you learn more about this bold wine, Columbia Distributing provides an in-depth profile. Continue reading…


Breaking Down Wine’s Many Health Benefits

Pouring Wine Into GlassWhile not only delicious and refreshing, wine can also help you live a long and healthy life. When consumed in moderation, wine can help fight cancer, heart disease and osteoporosis. The Columbia Distributing blog is here to outline some known wine health benefits to help you make the most of your favorite beverage. Continue reading…


On the Joys of Zinfandel

Zinfandel Grapes On Vine

If you’re searching for a food-friendly wine that both red and white lovers will enjoy, look no further than California’s famous Zinfandel. Originating in Croatia, the grape takes advantage of the state’s warm climate and accounts for 10 percent of the vines planted in all of California’s vineyards. For anyone who hasn’t tried Zinfandel wines yet, or who would like to know more, Columbia Distributing offers a closer look at this varietal. Continue reading…


A Summarized History of Wine Grapes

Bottle Of Wine Near Map of FranceIt’s hard to imagine a world without wine. But believe it or not, the wine industry was once nonexistent. How exactly did such humble beginnings turn into the booming wine industry we know today? It all begins with grapes. Here, Columbia Distributing takes a closer look at the history of wine grapes to make you further appreciate every sip. Continue reading…