The Wine Minstrel

Benefits of a Wine by the Month Club

“One if by land Two if by sea” A Wine by the Month Club will make you happy.  Ok, so Paul Revere’s midnight ride had nothing to with wine, but our wine by the month clubs remind me just a little of Longfellow’s “Paul Revere’s Ride.” Read on and I’ll explain. One if by Land [...]

Treat Yourself With Wines Of The Month Clubs

After college, I had a roommate who I got along with fairly well–after we had “the discussion,” that is. See, I always wanted to leave my leftovers untouched until I was really in the mood for them again. My roommate saw whatever leftovers were in the fridge as free for the taking. It was more [...]

Wine Clubs of the Month: An Ode to Delivery Day

You wait at your window with bated breath. Sure, you’re trying to keep yourself occupied cleaning the house or watering the flowers, but the day has finally come–the day of your wine delivery. You poured through the twelve different wine clubs of the month carefully weighing your options, finally deciding on one specific wine of [...]

Wine of the Month Club- A Recurring Gift

Showing someone that you care about them is often held at bay until holidays arrive- like Christmas, or birthdays, or anniversaries, or Valentine’s Day, when really the people we love and care about should know that every day of the year. Most people don’t have the time or creativity to show someone how much they [...]

5 Common Wine Faults

5 Common Wine Faults

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege (?) of tasting a bottle of merlot that a friend had picked up from one of the local grocery stores. Upon opening the bottle and going through the usual swirling, swishing, sniffing, tasting and gulping, we realized that this particular bottle was a little different than other [...]

Wine of The Month Club Reviews

Wine of the month club reviews are essential for choosing a wine of the month club. In the same way that you don’t spend $1000 on a mattress that doesn’t have any reviews, or at least not very many good reviews, you’re not going to spend $100 on a wine club of the month without [...]

How to Engage Your Senses With Wine Tasting

Once you get past the youthful desire of what I like to call “the buzz effect” of alcohol, there is so much you can enjoy about your alcohol, and in this case specifically, the wine. Wine is a beautiful thing and brings with it all sorts of fantastic experiences. A great wine might be sweet [...]

Wine of the Month Club Gift Ideas

Wine of the Month Club Gift Ideas

Gifts can be such tricky things, especially when you want something thoughtful. A wine of the month club gift can be the perfect gift for such a situation. Let’s elaborate on a few different people who might really appreciate this Wine Club gift. The Perfect Wine Of The Month Club Gift Person Why would your [...]

Wine Club Blog Bringing Great Wine Ideas

Wine Club Blog Bringing Great Wine Ideas

Whatever your taste or interest in life, you can almost always find a group of people who are equally fanatical about it. That’s why the volleyball fanatic has a volleyball team, and why the book lover attends book clubs. It’s also the reason why wine clubs were started. There are always a few different reasons [...]

Wine Club of the Month Club Tips

Wine Club of the Month Club Tips

“Red, red wine goes to my head…” the familiar strains of reggae god Bob Marley pulse in island fashion. You bob your head, while the passing thought flickers across your consciousness that you don’t know much about wine–although you’d really like to. Reach out and grab that thought before it goes too far! A wine [...]