Yesterday I was giving serious thought as to how we can all work to overcome this challenge of the coronavirus. While we can still buy wine at the winery or at the store or on-line, I believe that... Read More.
At Parallel 44 and Door 44 we started our spring tradition of Girl Scout cookies and wine pairing flights many years ago and customers still love it! Being a former Girl Scout and having both of ... Read More.
I am supposed to bring a bottle of wine and I don’t know what to do?
Have you ever been asked to bring a bottle of wine to a celebration or dinner? Has this resulted in you scratching your head ... Read More.
Recently I have been struck by the flurry of talk about how many people, millennials in particular, are choosing hard seltzers like White Claw over wine as their beverage of choice. Much of th... Read More.
As I write this message today, I am coincidentally enjoying a glass of Pink Door, a one-of-a-kind rosé style wine that blends two whites and two reds. It's one of our Door County location's flags... Read More.
Life Between the Vines is a long-running podcast created by Ray Fister, the wine contributor to NPR-Milwaukee’s WUWM Lake Effect program. Ray is also a professional audio engineer and has recorde... Read More.
Many in the wine industry, from wine writers to winemakers to sommeliers are often criticized for their very analytical, detailed, and even esoteric ways of talking about wine.
For example, it i... Read More.
Welcome to Inspired Wine!
I am kicking off 2020 with a commitment to connect with you, the friends and fans of Parallel 44 and Door 44. Every week I want to reach out to you to chat about wine a... Read More.
Wine is all about experience and enjoyment. Being with those we love enriches that experience and enjoying wine is a way to connect with ourselves and with each other.
Here in Wisconsin, we lov... Read More.