CATEGORY: Wine Tips

Great Valentine’s Day Wines from Wes Narron

Great Valentine’s Day Wines from Wes Narron

Wes Narron was recently featured on the New York Street Food Blog, with an article on great Valentine’s Day wines from $15 – $35 bottle. Read it here! You can learn a lot about your friends by what they order at McDonald’s. Do they always get Chicken McNuggets or do ...

Read more...
What’s the best value at every liquor store?

What’s the best value at every liquor store?

Learn how is wine priced at a wine shop/liquor store and get the best value at the liquor store when Christmas shopping down the stretch this week. Wine is typically marked up by 50% from the wholesale price. They buy a bottle for $10 and sell it to you for $15. Beer and ...

Read more...
How to pick a wine for a host/hostess gift

How to pick a wine for a host/hostess gift

5 tips on how to pick a wine to bring along as a gift: 1. Buy something YOU like. Your experience means much more than a wine shop tasting notes. Pick your favorite red wine or white wine and include a note about why it's special to you. 2. In a rush? Most wine shops or liquor ...

Read more...
2016 Gift Suggestions from Wes Narron 2016

2016 Gift Suggestions from Wes Narron 2016

Need cheap 2016 gift suggestions for a Yankee Swap or Secret Santa present? Your friends and family will ask you to buy more of these 3 wines. These are wines you'll love, backed up by lots of happy wine drinkers...based on my experience running wine shops, wine tastings and ...

Read more...
Just Us Gals knows the best gift is CWT!

Just Us Gals knows the best gift is CWT!

Just Us Gals is a Boston lifestyle blog by gals for gals, and they recently discussed the best gift (for people over 21) and you can probably guess their answer was a City Wine Tour. At JUGs, we're all about giving experiential gifts. After all, we're working hard to be ...

Read more...
Buy Better Gifts: Choose Experiences over Objects

Buy Better Gifts: Choose Experiences over Objects

There's real evidence of something that CWT has known for years: Experiences make better gifts than objects. There are lots of reasons for this. A recent Bustle article described five of them. For example, experiential gifts bring a social connection that objects often don't. ...

Read more...
Diva Gals Daily feature Wine with help from CWT

Diva Gals Daily feature Wine with help from CWT

The life & style blog Diva Gals Daily recently published a post explaining "Why a glass of wine should be at your dinner party." In picking out some great wines and foods to pair they got the assistance of our Chief Wine Ambassador Wes Narron! Read an excerpt below, or ...

Read more...
Thrillist Ranks Wine Regions with Wes Narron

Thrillist Ranks Wine Regions with Wes Narron

When Thrillist ranks wine regions, they come to City Wine Tours for help! Thrillist.com writer Matt Meltzer put together a list of the best US wine regions to visit. But he didn't do it alone! He put together a crack team of wine sommeliers; among them is our own Wes Narron, the ...

Read more...
Pairings for summer grilling with Wes Narron

Pairings for summer grilling with Wes Narron

Chief Wine Ambassador of City Wine Tours Wes Narron was recently featured on LivingtheGourmet.com. Interviewer Mike Pappas sat down with Wes to discuss some of the best pairings for those summer evenings spent grilling. From general thoughts on summer wines to specific pairings ...

Read more...
Wal-Mart Wine Wins World-Class Status

Wal-Mart Wine Wins World-Class Status

A Wal-Mart Wine Wins a prestigious wine award! If you thought "2 Buck Chuck" was your only opportunity for a cheap wine, think twice. It turns out the best wines aren't necessarily the most expensive. Submitted for your approval: La Moneda Reserva Malbec, a Chilean wine ...

Read more...
  • The Boston Globe
  • Bosotn Innovation
  • CBS Boston