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Wine Blog

Welcome to the Joie de Vin wine blog. Here we take you on a journey of wine discovery – wine tasting – visits to wine areas and wineries – trade tastings – pairing the perfect wine and food – dining and party wine reviews. Happy to have you along for the ride!

Social Drinking

Social Drinking

Social Drinking Origins – The Roman Convivium Social drinking, joining together for festive consumption of food and drink, was an important social ritual in the world of ancient Rome.  Known as the convivium, it was a formally ritualized banquet that united...

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Summer Wine Cocktails

Summer Wine Cocktails

Summer Wine Cocktails Looking for some wine cocktails to enjoy in your newly created back yard ‘Parisian Café’ this Summer? If so, you may want to liven it up by making some of these historic, refreshing, and sophisticated wine-based cocktails. They each have a...

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Aglianico Wine

Aglianico Wine

Aglianico wine, a hidden Italian gem, is a great value! Learn more about this wine to pair with your grilled meats this summer…

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