How to Master the Skill of Pouring Wine

How to Master the Skill of Pouring Wine

Wine experts pour the way they do for several reasons. The right approach shows respect, ensures equitable servings, and leads to less spillage, which cuts down on waste and prevents stains on clothing and surfaces. You don’t need to be a sommelier to engage in proper wine pouring techniques, and those who want to get […]

6 Best Wine Tasting Getaways for Fall

6 Best Wine Tasting Getaways for Fall

A wine vacation is always a good idea, no matter the season. But there’s something about fall that makes us especially excited to pack our bags and discover the world’s best vineyards, tasting experiences, and wine hotels. There’s the transitional weather, for one, which allows for more tasting flexibility (and more comfortable climes). There’s also […]

6 Perfect Wine and Music Pairings for Fall

6 Perfect Wine and Music Pairings for Fall

In autumn, when the sun starts to ride a little lower in the sky and the breeze carries the hint of a chill, we find ourselves jumping back into school and work responsibilities and reviewing our task lists to see what we can accomplish before the end of the year. The beauty of both music and […]

Our Favorite Food and Wine Pairings for Fall

Our Favorite Food and Wine Pairings for Fall

Fall is officially here—you can feel it in the crisp air and see it in the changing colors of the leaves and the arrival of colorful produce at your local farmer’s market. For those who love to entertain, it’s one of the best times of the year to bring together friends and family over meals […]

The Importance of Sustainable Packaging in Wine

The Importance of Sustainable Packaging in Wine

The climate crisis poses a significant threat to the wine industry. In the face of an uncertain future, producers are taking radical steps including planting new grape varieties and pursuing higher altitude vineyards. But the wine industry is not just on the defensive—it’s also innovating to make the world of wine more sustainable. Learn about […]

People

The Most Special Bottles in Our Cellars

The Most Special Bottles in Our Cellars

What’s the most cherished bottle in your collection? For many wine enthusiasts, it’s a tough question to answer. People collect wine for all sorts of reasons—and value doesn’t always correspond to the price of a bottle or how rare it is. We put the question to VIVANT team members. Their responses, below. “I love all […]

VIVANT

VIVANT

Aug 11, 2021|3 mins read
How We Source Our VIVANT Winemaking Partners

How We Source Our VIVANT Winemaking Partners

So much of the magic of VIVANT happens on screen. What members might not realize is all the effort, homework, and creativity that goes on behind the scenes. From mapping regions and vetting wineries to shipping Tasting Kits, our team works tirelessly to bring the world of sustainable winemaking straight into your home.  Like the […]

Siobhan Reid

Siobhan Reid

Jun 03, 2021|4 mins read
Ask a Wine Advisor: Baudouin de Reviers

Ask a Wine Advisor: Baudouin de Reviers

Baudouin grew up in the vineyards of Champagne. The five-hour French family lunch on Sunday is where he discovered fine wines at a young age. He spent years in Bordeaux learning about wine before traveling extensively around the world to calibrate his palate. For Baudouin, wine is the culmination of all things natural and good […]

Pauline Beaupré

Pauline Beaupré

Mar 19, 2021|3 mins read
Ask a Wine Advisor: Laura Kamel

Ask a Wine Advisor: Laura Kamel

Laura grew up in France vacationing in vineyards with her wine-loving family. In a previous life as a lawyer in the wine sector, she traveled to the vineyards of Spain, Italy, Portugal, Hungary, Argentina, Chile and Lebanon. Hearing winemakers’ stories firsthand and tasting their wines made her want to share that experience by taking others […]

Pauline Beaupré

Pauline Beaupré

Mar 01, 2021|3 mins read
Jordan Lynn Traylor named Wine Unify Elevate Award recipient

Jordan Lynn Traylor named Wine Unify Elevate Award recipient

Last month, the nonprofit organization Wine Unify named VIVANT wine advisor Jordan Lynn Traylor as a 2020 Elevate Award recipient.  Wine Unify champions and promotes diversity in the wine business. The Elevate Award initiative identifies and honors underrepresented minorities working in the wine industry supports recipients’ continuing development and success. “The selection process was quite […]

Pauline Beaupré

Pauline Beaupré

Jan 08, 2021|2 mins read
Ask a Wine Advisor: Megan Daily Flamant

Ask a Wine Advisor: Megan Daily Flamant

Megan was a plastics engineer in Virginia where the local vineyards hooked her into the world of wine. She left everything behind and moved to Burgundy, France in 2004 to live in the epicenter of wine. Megan believes that wine, like life itself is a journey that’s meant to be savored and shared. From plastics […]

Pauline Beaupré

Pauline Beaupré

Dec 23, 2020|4 mins read

Wine Education

How to Master the Skill of Pouring Wine

How to Master the Skill of Pouring Wine

Wine experts pour the way they do for several reasons. The right approach shows respect, ensures equitable servings, and leads to less spillage, which cuts down on waste and prevents stains on clothing and surfaces. You don’t need to be a sommelier to engage in proper wine pouring techniques, and those who want to get […]

Lauren McDowell

Lauren McDowell

Sept 27, 2021|3 mins read
The Importance of Sustainable Packaging in Wine

The Importance of Sustainable Packaging in Wine

The climate crisis poses a significant threat to the wine industry. In the face of an uncertain future, producers are taking radical steps including planting new grape varieties and pursuing higher altitude vineyards. But the wine industry is not just on the defensive—it’s also innovating to make the world of wine more sustainable. Learn about […]

Hannah Rose

Hannah Rose

Sept 20, 2021|2 mins read
6 Best Wine Tasting Getaways for Fall

6 Best Wine Tasting Getaways for Fall

Sept 24, 2021|4 mins read

A wine vacation is always a good idea, no matter the season. But there’s something about fall that makes us especially excited to pack our bags and discover the world’s best vineyards, tasting experiences, and wine hotels. There’s the transitional weather, for one, which allows for more tasting flexibility (and more comfortable climes). There’s also […]

Céline Bossart

Céline Bossart

Our Favorite Food and Wine Pairings for Fall

Our Favorite Food and Wine Pairings for Fall

Sept 23, 2021|4 mins read

Fall is officially here—you can feel it in the crisp air and see it in the changing colors of the leaves and the arrival of colorful produce at your local farmer’s market. For those who love to entertain, it’s one of the best times of the year to bring together friends and family over meals […]

Caroline Mercier

Caroline Mercier

If You like This, Drink That: Alternative Wines to Try

If You like This, Drink That: Alternative Wines to Try

Sept 10, 2021|4 mins read

From time to time we all get stuck in a wine rut, reaching for the same tried-and-true Chardonnay whenever we’re thirsty. There’s nothing wrong with having favorites, of course. But if your cellar is getting a bit stale, allow us to pry that beloved bottle from your grasp and replace it with something that’ll excite […]

Danielle Sovereign

Danielle Sovereign

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