Something Bold: Red Wine

Pouring Red Wine

Featuring a wide variety of flavor profiles suitable for any palate, red wine is one of the most preferred alcoholic beverages in the world. With earthy undertones, bold flavors and fruity aromas, no single red wine is like another. If you’re not sure where to start when it comes to red wine, Columbia Distributing offers a quick introduction to all the best ways to enjoy it.
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Valley Wine Tour: Our Selections from Columbia and Napa Valley

Wine Samples

Hitting some wineries on the West Coast? Look no further than Washington’s Columbia Valley or Napa Valley in California. Known for producing some of the finest varietals in the country, these two regions offer an experience that is always worth the trip. If you’re not sure what to try on your next visit, the Columbia Distributing team offers a few suggestions you won’t want to miss.
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Creating Your Ideal Feel at the Winery

Winery Décor

Spring has finally arrived, meaning that tasting rooms across the country will soon be bustling with tourists and wine fanatics yearning to sample the finest local vintages. While the taste of the wine usually matters most, staying on-trend with winery décor enhances the customer experience and can even lead to an increase in bottle and case sales. For over 80 years, Columbia Distributing has cultivated deep relationships with our retail partners, giving us an expert understanding of the most recent décor and atmosphere-building trends.
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Sampling the Different Styles of Rum

Several Types of Rum On A Shelf

With a history that stretches across centuries and continents, rum has long been a mixology staple. Thanks to sweetness derived from sugarcane byproducts, rum makes the perfect addition to any number of mixers and can be enjoyed alone over ice. But do you know all the rum styles available today? Columbia Distributing breaks down the different types of rum to help you find the variety best-suited to your preferences.

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Savory to Sweet: 5 Most Popular Vodka Cocktails

Vodka Cocktail

When it comes to cocktails, vodka forms the base of more than a few. This clear spirit can be made in a number of ways, resulting in variations that are primarily neutral in flavor and others that bring a touch of spice, sweetness or other notes. Because of its versatility, vodka cocktails are a great way to serve up drinks for quiet nights at home and parties with friends alike. If you’re ready to expand your mixology skills, Columbia Distributing suggests five popular vodka cocktails to help.
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Warm Up With These Mixed Whiskey Drinks

Hot Whiskey Drink

When the weather turns chilly, there’s nothing like a hot drink to keep you warm and cozy. And if you haven’t tried warm mixed whiskey drinks, you’re missing out. Learn more about these delicious pick-me-ups with a few favorites from Columbia Distributing.
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Best Parties for Wine

Guests At Wine Party

There’s no bad time to savor a glass of wine. That said, wine can make a party even more fun, and some parties are especially well-suited to sharing a few bottles of your favorite varietals. Whether you’re the host with the most or organizing your first shindig, Columbia Distributing offers a few suggestions for wine parties that your guests are sure to enjoy.

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Chilling Out With Ice Wine

Glass Of Ice Wine

If you’re a fan of dessert wines, sweet blends or moscato, ice wine might just be your new favorite treat. How is ice wine made, and why should you give it a try? Columbia Distributing offers a brief overview of everything you’ll need to know about this decadent beverage before pouring a glass of your own.

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A Look at the World of Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a beginner, wine tastings can help you experience exciting new blends, unusual varietals and staples of the world of wine. And for wineries and businesses, these events are a great way to attract new brand aficionados and connect with loyal customers. To learn more, take a look at wine tastings and their popularity with Columbia Distributing.
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3 Unusual Wine Varietals You Won’t Want to Miss

Shopping For Unusual Wine Varietals

If you’re a seasoned wine lover or a budding enthusiast, there’s a good chance you know the most common wine varietals. For those unfamiliar with the term, varietal simply refers to a wine made with a specific type of grape. Common varietals include well-known names, like chardonnay, Riesling, merlot and more.

But if you stop there, you’re missing out. Learn more about less-common wine varietals from the team at Columbia Distributing, and open the door to a wide world of flavors, aromas and notes that you otherwise might have missed.

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