Mother’s Day is just around the corner and you still don’t have her gift yet. Yes, I know. Mom has worked hard to raise you, teach you, take care of you and your children…she’s worked hard! She doesn’t need another macaroni necklace or a dozen roses. Get her what she really wants and needs to [...]

The holiday season is upon us! People are making their lists and checking them twice, running to and from the grocery store, to the shopping mall and to the liquor store. How are you going to deal with the madness?? With a little something to sip on for the occasion. Here is our list of [...]

You’ve packed your basket full of chicken salad and cheeses, you picked up the baguette and a bottle of wine and head to the park. You get there, lay out your spread and are ready to indulge. Everyone cheers when you pull out this amazing wine you have selected (because you’ve been reading One Martini’s [...]

Rosé wines for summer

Memorial Day marks the official start of summer and along with summer comes rosé drinking season! Many are a bit confused about this pink wine though. All rosé is not White Zinfandel or sugary sweet in flavor. Not that there is anything wrong with that. Rosé is actually one of the most diverse in range [...]

Yes. Tennessee not only makes wine; it grows its own grapes, too. The award-winning wines from Arrington Vineyards are particularly exemplary of the unique and delicious work being done in the South's viticulture, and one of their flagship releases, Antebellum, is a fine expression of the growing industry with a somewhat troubled history. To use [...]

I could very well just post an article about a couple of wines that bring me great joy, that taste amazing that you should absolutely serve for Valentine’s Day. But will that really help you? Maybe. But here at One Martini we are all about making it easier for you to drink. So instead we've [...]

Holiday wine gift guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! Don’t you just love Christmas?? The family, the friends, the good cheer…the gifts?! We here at One Martini want to help you this year with our holiday wine gift guide. It's guaranteed to please the wine lover in your life. Nothing pleases the palate and pairs with all [...]

There are plenty of holidays where friends and family get together to break bread and drink wine. But none as stressful to prepare for as Thanksgiving. Turkeys are ordered weeks in advance, beans are soaked, food is cooked in the oven days before. Then there is the wine! What will we drink? Fret not, One [...]

With Labor Day clearly in the rear view mirror, the days are getting shorter, and a cool breeze blows at night. The fresh strawberries and raspberries of the summer are being replaced by figs and pumpkins at the farmers market. Let’s face it people, fall is upon us and that means it's time to enjoy [...]

Did you know that all 50 states make wine? It’s true! But when most people think of American wine, they think of California, Oregon and maybe Washington State. But Colorado, Michigan or Virginia...not likely. With so much talk of eating local and farm-to-table, why not buy a wine a little closer to home. The earliest [...]