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Du Vin Crush is on the RISE

On June 14th & 15th, Du Vin Crush (Lara and Nancy) had an amazing opportunity to attend the Rise Conference put on by Rachel Hollis.  We are big fans of Rachel and found that her books, podcasts, and coaching sessions are valuable to us in our business and in our...

Four Steps to Wine Tasting

We all love to drink wine - as wine lovers our skills are pretty strong here. But do you know how to taste wine? Truly tasting wine is a bit more complicated but can be a lot of fun. When Du Vin Crush took our Level 1 WSET course, one of the big topics was tasting...

Tasting Room Takeover!

Sarah and Brice Garrett from Serrano Wines “had” to go to Italy for wine research – a likely story.  They considered closing the downtown Paso Robles tasting room for 4 days until we offered to step in behind the wine bar.  I think Sarah thought we could...

Where in the world is Du Vin Crush?

In late April, I (Nancy), had the opportunity to visit Barcelona and the Costa Brava region in Spain. This trip was epic in so many ways. We spent 4 days in Barcelona and enjoyed this beautiful city. The food and wine in this region are amazing and we definitely took...

To Wine Club or Not to Wine Club?

If you decide to spend a day or a weekend in one of the wonderful California wine regions, you will more than likely find yourself wine tasting. As you are tasting new wines, at the end of the tasting, you will be presented with the option to purchase wine or more...

Eggs Benedict Day Pairing (and other unusual pairings)

Most of us are familiar with old tried and true "rules" of pairing food and wine. Some of those that come to mind are that you should pair a big red wine with steak and that you should drink a light white wine with seafood.  While these combinations are great, what...

The Five Essential Tools for your Wine Life

If you read some of the wine publications like Wine Spectator or Wine Enthusiast, one of the things that you see on the pages are what I will call a lot of "wine paraphernalia".  You can spend a fortune on accessories for your wine life but what are the things that...

Become a Wine Expert – Part 1

So you love wine.  We know that because you are on this website and following our Du Vin Crush journey.  But do you want to know more so that you can impress your friends with your wine knowledge?  Over the next few months, we will put together some fun trivia about...

Fun Facts about Paso Robles

In our business at Du Vin Crush, we work with winemakers primarily in Paso Robles.  In honor of this great region, we wanted to share some fun facts about the area: There are 40,000 vineyard acres in the regionThe region is quite large - 35 miles from east to west; 25...

Spring Brunch Wines

Now that it is officially the first day of spring, it’s time to start thinking about all of the brunch events that might be on the calendar.  Whether you are hosting Easter brunch, a baby shower, wedding shower, Mother’s Day brunch or graduation, it’s time to think...

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