14 May 2019

Fastnacht Mainz (Mainz Carnival)

Dress up, drink, and drink some more! Fastnacht Mainz is one of the largest carnival events in Germany, expecting more than half a million people in attendance, culminating in the main event: the huge Rosenmontag parade, featuring a colorful sea of floats and people. Prost!

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Where are the Women in the Wine?

Your answer likely depends on how old you are… In the wine world the month of March celebrates the accomplishments of women working in the wine industry, in tandem with Women’s History Month. To the young wine enthusiast, it might seem like a quaint idea to shed light upon something that is quite ‘normal’—which in and of itself is actually quite wonderful. I would imagine that sharing conversations and perspectives between women who are just getting started in the wine world and women who have been in the business for 30 or 40 years would be eye-opening, to say the least.

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Rosé and Clairet All Day, Every Day?

Why not? As long as you understand which wines are made to be coveted, which are for frivolity, and which stand out as the sweet spot in between.

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The sparkling wines you need to have for your New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is the biggest day of sparkling wine consumption in the world. Individuals drink everything from Champagne to California sparkling wine to Prosecco and more. There are a lot of sparkling wine options available on the market ranging in price from $10 all the way into the hundreds. It can be difficult to know what sparkling wines are delicious but also high quality and affordable. Thankfully, there are two wine regions that make exceptional sparkling wines that are perfect for your New Year’s Eve toast.

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