Author: avery.darida@rfbinder.com

  • Beginner’s Guide to Bordeaux Appellations

    Beginner’s Guide to Bordeaux Appellations

    Bordeaux is the largest AOC vineyard of France, producing a broad range of wines from quality terroirs (a French term that encompasses the land, surrounding flora and fauna, and human element). Once a large port city centered on the Garonne River, Bordeaux has a total vineyard area of over 250,000 acres across 65 appellations, guaranteeing…

  • Behind The Vines: Meet Aline Baly

    Behind The Vines: Meet Aline Baly

    Welcome to #BehindtheVines, a series that profiles one producer from Bordeaux or Germany to give you a new perspective on the growers who prune, pick and package your favorite wines. This month, we’re highlighting Aline Baly, co-owner and director of marketing and communications at Château Coutet, a Premier Cru château in Barsac producing exceptional Sauternes…

  • Foolproof Holiday Food and Wine Pairings

    Foolproof Holiday Food and Wine Pairings

    It’s the most wonderful (and stressful) time of the year! While the holidays are a special season for gathering with friends and family, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of planning the perfect party. This year, take a page out of Clink Different’s hosting handbook with festive holiday courses and…

  • Behind The Vines: Meet Konrad Salwey

    Behind The Vines: Meet Konrad Salwey

    Welcome to #BehindtheVines, a series that profiles one producer from Bordeaux or Germany to give you a new perspective on the growers who prune, pick and package your favorite wines. This month, we’re highlighting Konrad Salwey, who showcases his creativity through the art of winemaking. Located in Baden, the Salwey Estate’s commitment to innovation rivals…

  • Slow Down Your Midweek Rush with Cozy One-Pan Oven-Roasted Chicken and Wine Pairings

    Slow Down Your Midweek Rush with Cozy One-Pan Oven-Roasted Chicken and Wine Pairings

    There are few things that scream “summer” more than lighting up a charcoal grill with a cold drink in hand. Whether headed to a summer cookout or hosting one of your own, Clink Different invites you to switch up your summer soiree with wines from Germany and Bordeaux. Discover two curated recipes and wine pairings…