Why is spring an ideal time for wine release events and barrel tastings?
If you’re a wine lover, you’re likely planning a trip to your favorite wine country this spring. Why? Whether home or abroad, enthusiasts who visit vineyards and wineries for spring release weekends can be among the first to enjoy newly released wines, many of which can only be found by visiting the wineries and tasting rooms themselves. It’s a fantastic opportunity to talk directly with winemakers about the new vintage. If you’re lucky enough to enjoy a spring barrel tasting, you’ll get to sample yet-unfinished wines from the barrel with the winemakers themselves and gain insight into the creative winemaking process.
What’s more – a road trip to the wine country can be one of the best grown-up springs breaks around. Relax among the grape vines, just beginning to shed their winter sleep. The air is fresh, the flowers are blooming, the scenery is divine and the best wine in wine country is flowing!
If you or someone you know is an oenophile, our custom engraved bamboo wood wine gift boxset is a perfect take-along on your trip as well as a thoughtful bon voyage present. Lined with black silk with secured foam storage in the top, the bamboo wood gift box measures 4.25″x14.125″x4.75″ and includes a foil cutter, a spout, a stopper and a cork screw. Choose to have your personalized message and artwork of your choice engraved directly into the wood, or select a gold, silver or white aluminum full-color printed plate. The box bottom is padded with felt feet, so it won’t damage any surface when placed upon it.
(Actually, Ben Franklin’s original quote is: “Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards, and which incorporates itself with the grapes to be changed into wine; a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy!” He may have enjoyed claret, a red wine of Bordeaux lineage that is popular at the time).
When your personalized wine gift box arrives, all you need to add is the bottle of wine!