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

Wine's great taste is reason enough to drink a glass or two. But if you need more to justify that drink, consider these 10 health benefits.

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

A wine tasting weekend doesn't have to be expensive and snooty. These grape growing regions offer great wine country experiences (and wine!), at a fraction of Napa's cost.

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

Finish your holiday table right with one of these delicious — and reasonably priced — bottles of wine.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Wine

Today we found some great articles on ways to save on wine, career strategies of high earners, and things you can do to live a happier life.

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. Plus, we share the

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

If you open a bottle of wine that just isn't all that great, add some soda water to it. You'll be pleasantly surprised.

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

Cheap Chinese goods have created a Wal-Mart economy in America but for the individual they can be an eye-opening experience about the joys of travel, about the pride garnered from

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]