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Join Wine Channel TV host Jessica Altieri for a fun Sip Some Summer wine pairing featuring Villa Maria Bordeaux Blend…Merlot, Cabernet, Malbec and a “Yabba Dabba Do” korean kalbi inspired slow roasted beef “longrib”, banchan. For the upcoming holiday parties, we’ve put together a list of some special times to come bearing wine. The Yabba Dabba Do food pairing is optional
Wine TV presents Occasions to Come Bearing Wine
First impressions are decided within seven seconds, and it’s never taken me more than three seconds to notice someone toting a bottle of Pinot Noir. Showing up with wine is classy, thoughtful and a safe play. Worst case scenario: They didn’t think to get wine, and now you have a favorite varietal you selected yourself. So, when’s a good time to employ this vinous power move?
Wine TV Dinner Party
Obvious move, especially if you want to be invited to the next one. Make sure to inquire about the evening’s fare, prior to arriving, to appropriately match your wine selection.
An evening with that special someone
Don’t get stuck in the friend zone. Maybe she did just invite you over to watch her favorite movie, but a bottle of wine is a gesture in the right direction. Or if you’re headed for an evening with a long-time partner or spouse, showing up with a favorite bottle intimates the flame is alive and well.
Family holiday gatherings
You don’t want to be caught in a tense political debate with your extended family without wine in hand (and refills readily available). For the good of the people, don’t come to Thanksgiving empty-handed.
White elephant gift exchange
It’s the day of your workplace holiday party and you forgot to bring the $10-limit gift. And just like everyone else you stop by a convenience store and grab the first thing you see. But seriously: skip the fuzzy socks. Head straight for the wine aisle—we all know what the people want.
Adult birthday parties
Always awkward: Do I bring a gift? It was easier in adolescence when everyone brought a Barbie doll or Lego set, and the opening of the gifts was the non-negotiable activity between pizza and cake. In adulthood, birthday gifts aren’t required—but a bottle of wine is always thoughtful.
Staying the weekend at a friend’s place? Sacrificing that couch space isn’t always easy. A bottle of wine will mollify any inconvenience, preemptively.
When you receive that unintelligible, sobbing call from a heartbroken friend, it’s your duty to bee-line straight over. Though make sure to stop at the liquor store for a bottle, or five. A steady flow of wine and a listening ear are the best cures for the break-up blues.
Whether it be an engagement or a job promotion, nothing says, “Let’s celebrate!” like a bottle of quality vino. Join Wine TV for all your Super Bowl 52 wine happenings!