Cacao beans in a person's cupped hands next to Cacao fruit for World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day

While we’ve already gone over wine and chocolate in some detail, for World Chocolate Day, we will look at a small window of the history of chocolate, specifically a time when chocolate was as good as gold. World chocolate day is celebrated annually on July 7th. A brief…

A wine glass with red wine poured next to a bunch of wine grapes on a wood table from the top

Sideways (14 years later)

Today marks the 14th anniversary of the release of Sideways, a movie that boasts countless nominations and awards, as well as a 96% on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie’s success increased the attention and production of California Pinot Noir (a thin-skinned, temperamental grape – much like our protagonist Miles…