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It’s All In The Blend

Given the fact that our entire range of Union Wines are produced as a blend of grapes, we thought it would be interesting to share with our consumers some of the benefits of blends versus 100% varietals. Ultimately, blending in winemaking is how producers get the complexity of multiple flavours and aromas, which allow them […]

Hugs, Kisses, and Wine!

Happy Valentine’s Day to all our Union Wines aficionados! What better way to say I love you than with a couple of delicious winter cocktail recipes? I love you can not only be said to your significant other, friends or family…you can tell yourself you love yourself with either of these two cocktails too, so […]

Wine Trends 2017

As wine drinkers, the majority of us are pretty adamant about what we like to drink. As consumers, it’s easy to play it safe with California Cab Sauvs and Sauvignon Blancs from Down Under. You know what you’re getting. What we propose for this year is a bit of a tannic exploration so to speak. […]

Keep The Festive Season Alive With Homemade Mulled Wine

Christmas may have sadly come and gone, but ‘tis always the season for a good cup of mulled wine. Check out the recipe below and enjoy this festive cocktail any day of the week…not just Wine Wednesday! Ingredients      2 clementines      1 lemon      1 lime      200g of very finely granulated sugar      6 whole cloves      1 cinnamon […]

Wine Glasses: A Beginner’s Guide

Have you ever thought about the concept of wine glasses? Maybe you wondered when you were out shopping in the Kitchen section one day, or maybe you were curious when your friend was out of wine glasses and asked if a regular glass would do. Why is it that we have specific-shaped glasses for wine, […]

Pairing Of The Week: Steakhouse Kebabs

The fall season may be upon us, but it doesn’t mean that you have to put away your grill just yet. This recipe pairs marinated steak with mushrooms and onions to bring you a steakhouse experience on the grill. It also makes a perfect combination when paired with a glass of our Blended Red. Serves: 4-6 Total Time: […]

Pairing of the week: Delicious Meat Sauce Recipe

 North Italian Meat Sauce (Ragu Bolognese)   This full-bodied Italian meat-based sauce is a staple of northern Italy’s Bologna. It includes a small amount of tomatoes in a rich sauce with meat and other flavorful ingredients. Serve it on gnocchi or your favorite thick pasta and dress it with freshly grated Parmesan. 1 h 30 […]

Try This Pairing: Chicken Pad Thai & White Wine

Feeling some thai and white wine for dinner? Try our white wine paired with Chicken Pad Thai! Ingredients   1 (12 ounce) package rice noodles 2 tablespoons butter 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-sized pieces 1/4 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons fish sauce 3 […]