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Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

Summer is here! There are so many things we love about summertime; long days, barbeques, sitting by the pool, and cold, refreshing drinks. That’s why, in the spirit of refreshment, we want to share a fun way to make your favorite wine into a fun and fizzy summer cocktail. It’s […]

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

May 25 is National Wine Day! You may be asking yourself, “What is National Wine Day?” The origins of this holiday are not clear, but the premise of the celebration is simple. It’s a day to honor our favorite fermented adult fruit drink! Here at Heart of the Desert, we […]

Friday, January 28th, 2022

According to the American Heart Association, people that have Type 2 diabetes are two times more likely to develop and die from cardiovascular disease, such as heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, than people who don’t have diabetes. Some evidence suggests that drinking moderate amounts of red wine could lessen […]

Monday, December 20th, 2021

Wine may not be the first thing you think of drinking when it comes to cookies, but why not? When milk becomes boring, and coffee and hot chocolate won’t do the trick, consider some of your favorite wines to pair with your holiday cookies. Try these sweet wine pairings for […]

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

There are so many occasions in which we are stuck looking for a gift to give or send someone we care about. From birthdays to anniversaries, to the winter holidays, we are faced with the question of what gift should we give, bring, or send many times a year. We […]

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

If you are a beer drinker or have just not ever explored drinking wine, there is a good chance you think you don’t like it. The one time you tried it, someone probably handed you a dry red wine, your lips puckered, and your tongue felt like the Sahara Desert. […]

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Wine enthusiasts and beer fans unite! Pistachios are equal-opportunity nuts; they love you both. Depending on the preparation, pistachios are as comfortable with a porter or pilsner as they are with Merlot. They can get down at a ballpark tailgate or go dressy when the occasion requires. For just about […]

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Is it Rosé, Blush or a Pink wine? All are correct. They can be used universally. Rosé has exploded on the US market over the past few years, especially during the warm summer months. In France, it now eclipses the sale of white wine. Rosé has become so popular that […]

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

A lightly sweet bottle of Riesling wine with some homemade truffle mac & cheese…mm mm…my mouth is watering just thinking about it. The salty cheese balances the sweeter wine, plus Riesling’s acidity refreshes your palate…making it so you can eat more mac and cheese. Heart of the Desert’s slightly sweet […]

Thursday, January 21st, 2021
Malvasia Bianca

Malvasia Bianca is a sweeter white wine, often considered a dessert wine, even though it pairs nicely with many dishes. It is appreciated by the beer and White Claw loving crowd as much as it is by more sophisticated wine drinkers. Perfectly chilled, it is a fantastic wine to grab […]