wine

The 9 Hidden Costs of Drinking

Drinking isn't cheap, especially if you aren't aware of these nine hidden costs.

10 Wines That Taste Pricier Than They Are

In the world of wine, more expensive doesn't necessarily mean better. Here are 10 delicious, affordable bottles to watch for.

10 Great Reasons to Drink Wine

You may view wine as nothing more than a drink to complement your dinner. But while wine has an amazing way of bringing out the taste in certain foods, this isn't the only reason to enjoy an occasional glass. [more]

7 No-Fuss Wine Destinations Anyone Can Visit (and Enjoy!)

Wine-tasting can be a reasonably frugal activity, or it can be a very expensive one. [more]

Cheers to the Holidays: 10 Affordable Wines Perfect for the Season

Everybody thinks that the turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie are holiday dinner essentials, but they've never dined with your family, have they? [more]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Wine

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! [more]

12 Things That Will Be Less Expensive in 2012

From electronics to wine to even rental cars, savings-minded shoppers should keep an eye on prices for these items in 2012.

Cheap Fun and Libations: Brewery and Winery Tours

For a fun, educational afternoon with free drinks, brewery and winery tours are where it's at. Discover how to find them and what to expect.

Best of Personal Finance Roundup: How to Be a Cheap Drunk with Taste

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we spill some tips for sipping wine and other spirits for a little less than what you'd expect. [more]

A Box of Wine, a Loaf of Bread, and Thou: 6 Box Wine Comparisons

Boxed wines are economical, easy to store and good for the environment. But how do they taste? Would they satisfy wine snobs? I took the plunge and tried 6 popular boxed wines. Fin

Cinderella Wine: Gary Vaynerchuk's Nightly Deals Mean More Wine for Less Money

Cinderella Wine is a new website that features an extremely discounted deal on one specific wine per night. The brand, vintage, and price point will vary each night offering a vari

Wine Tastings: Finding Cheap Wine That You Like

There is lots of advice out there on how to save money on drinking by buying this or that wine. But forget that—everyone's tastes are different and one person's "good wine" might b

Argentine Wine Hack: Make Bad Wine Better

While traveling in Argentina for 3 months, I visited Rosario, an off-the-tourist-path but major metropolitan city. Rosario was beautiful — on the river, large parks, pretty buildings, amazingly friendly people. [more]

The Shanghai Supposition: Better Choices=More Choices=Better Experiences

I’m in Shanghai, China on a business trip right now, (read working vacation) and in my time away from working at the Jin Mao tower, which is nestled in the Lujiazui section of the Pudong district, an area that makes Manhattan look like Des Moines (No [more]

Does a plastic cork make for a lousy wine?

I remember the first time my mother opened a bottle of wine that featured a plastic cork. She gasped audibly; the family gathered in the kitchen, where we took turns poking at this

When’s a good time to buy Australian wine? Now. And hurry.

When I first moved to Australia I noticed 2 things about the wine: there was a lot to choose from, and it costs twice as much (if not more) than the exact same Australian wine bran

Exercise (and alcohol) good for your brain

A story in the New York Times says that exercise helps human brains build more neurons (a process called neurogenesis). It also reports on some mouse studies that show that exe

Alcohol is good for your heart

After quitting smoking, having one or two drinks a day is the best single thing you can do for your cardiovascular health. [more]

Pop That Corkage: A Cross-country BYO Roundup

For me, drinking wine at a restaurant is a classic image of living large: sipping rich purply red from a bulbous stemmed glass, laughing at your companion's urbane chatter, and enjoying the moment. [more]

Not Just Some Junk in a Box

There are some things you just don't do: you don't wear white to a wedding. You don't talk on the phone during the movie. And you never bring box wine to the party. You just don't. It's gauche. Except, now you do. [more]