More Wine, Please: 7 Ways to Celebrate National Wine Day
Can you believe that it’s that time of year again?
Let’s not keep this party a secret much longer. The secret is out; National Wine Day is here.
There’s no reason to feel guilty about indulging in this event. Opting for a glass of wine is a smart choice if you’re trying to limit your sugar intake.
Researchers are even saying that there are hidden health benefits to drinking your favorite beverage. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, drink up, we say!
Below, we’re giving a quick rundown on how you should celebrate National Wine Day. Read on.
1. Celebrate with a Glass of Your Favorite Wine
National Wine Day will not be complete without starting the day with your best collection of wine. It doesn’t matter if you’re eating out or cooking at home. A glass of wine will make any meal special. So grab a glass of your favorite vino and celebrate this heaven-sent holiday!
2. Explore a New Wine Region or Variety
One way to celebrate National Wine Day is to explore a new wine region or variety. There are many great wines to be discovered, and it can be fun to try something new.
You may find a new favorite wine or region you never knew existed. Some areas to explore might be Napa Valley in California or the Willamette Valley in Oregon.
If you want something different, try a wine from Chile or Argentina. There are many great wines to explore, so start your wine adventure today!
3. Visit a Local Winery or Tasting Room
In honor of National Wine Day, let’s explore some of the best ways to celebrate with vino. First on the list is visiting a local winery or tasting room.
This is the perfect activity for wine enthusiasts of all levels of interest and expertise. Whether you’re looking to learn more about wine-making or enjoy some delicious varietals, a winery visit is a great option.
Not sure where to start? Check out the directory of wineries and tasting rooms across the country.
From California to New York, there’s sure to be a location near you. Once you’ve found a spot, call them ahead of time to find out about any special events or wine tastings they may be hosting for National Wine Day.
Make a day with some friends and enjoy all your local winery has to offer!
4. Attend a Wine Festival or Tasting Event
National Wine Day is the perfect excuse to indulge in your favorite vino, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate. If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate National Wine Day, consider attending a wine festival or tasting event.
There are often wine-themed festivals and events happening all over the country, and they’re a great way to learn more about wine and taste various wines. Attending a wine festival or tasting event is a beautiful celebration of National Wine Day.
5. Make Your Own Wine
National Wine Day is celebrated on May 25th each year. This year, make your wine to celebrate this wonderful day!
You’ll need a few supplies, including grapes, yeast, sugar, and an airlock.
The process is simple: first, clean and sanitize your equipment. Next, crush the grapes and add them to a fermentation vessel. Add yeast and sugar, mix everything and seal the vessel with an airlock. Allow the mixture to ferment for around two weeks, then bottle and enjoy your homemade wine!
6. Have a Wine and Cheese Pairing Party
As National Wine Day approaches, there are many ways to celebrate this day, but one of the most popular is to have a wine and cheese pairing party. This is a great way to try new wines and cheeses and learn about flavor profiles that excite your taste palettes.
Choose a variety of wines and cheeses. There should be at least three wines and three kinds of cheese. Make sure the wines are at the correct temperature. Red wines should be served at room temperature, and white wines should be chilled.
Provide a variety of crackers, slices of bread, and fruits to accompany the cheeses. Encourage your guests to try different combinations of wine and cheese. Have fun and enjoy!
7. Send Wine Gifts to Family and Friends
As National Wine Day approaches, consider sending your loved ones a wine gift to help them celebrate. There are many ways to do this, whether you send a pre-made gift basket or create a custom gift.
If you know their favorite type of wine, send a bottle or two of that, along with some cheese and crackers. Get a little more creative and send a wine-themed gift basket complete with a book about wine, some gourmet snacks, and a few bottles of different types of wine.
Many gift ideas for wine lovers will surely delight your friends and family. Whatever you choose, your loved ones will surely appreciate your gift’s thoughtfulness.
Celebrating National Wine Day in Style
If you love wine, you must celebrate National Wine Day on May 25th!
There are many ways to enjoy wine, so get creative and have fun. Try a new wine, visit a winery, or make your wine-inspired dish. Whatever you do, make sure you raise a glass to National Wine Day!
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