Wine Education

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Craft Wine vs. Mass Market Wine
The craft vs mass market debate has been hot for a while now in regards to the beer industry but it’s also very relevant for wine. You might be asking yourself “But what’s the difference? Isn’t it all wine?” Well, dogs and cows are both large, cute, furry, four legged animals that live on farms, - Read More

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

New York Wine & Grape Foundation Partners with Crush Wine Experiences
Crush Wine Experiences has always revered and supported New York state wineries through our own in-person events and virtual tastings, and so we were delighted to be selected as a partner for two prestigious New York Wine & Grape Foundation industry events. Already presenting the NYWGF’s “New York Wine Guide” virtual events for consumers in - Read More

Thursday, January 6th, 2022

The Top 10 Craft Distilleries in NY State
Did you know our name used to be New York Wine Events? While we are now supporting national wine-loving efforts as Crush Wine Experiences, we will always have a special love for the state of New York and all the incredible efforts being achieved in the wine and spirits industries. So with that, we present - Read More

Thursday, December 30th, 2021

Top 10 Wines of 2021
We did it folks, we made it to the end of 2021. This year went by like a blur and also as slow as molasses. There were some weird times but there were also some great times! Know what was great the whole year? Wine. So without further ado, we give you our roundup of - Read More

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

Top 5 Most Expensive Bottles Of Wine Ever Sold
Because of the limited ingredients and growing conditions for the grapes, wine is one of the toughest draughts to make well and, and the most highly touted of vintages have sold for gargantuan amounts of money over the decades. Adding to the delicate and intricate process and the weather conditions playing magic (or wreaking havoc) - Read More

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

Our 6 Favorite Wineries in the Hudson Valley
The historic Hudson Valley is known for its lush, green landscapes and beautiful sceneries. Many people go to hike and to eat, but did you know the region is known for its wineries? Probably not. There are so many wineries to choose from in the area, so we have found six of the best for - Read More

Friday, November 26th, 2021

Wine 201: Etiquette for Wine Tasting
You’ve learned about the essentials of reading a wine label, the details of what goes into a wine tasting, and how to take notes, so now it’s time to learn the etiquette of wine tasting!  You might be asking why we’re making such a big deal about wine tasting. Well, for one, a wine tasting, - Read More

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

Wine 201: Wine Tasting Notes Explained
A huge asset in the quest for successful wine tasting is the notes that are written either by the winery or on various websites that catalog and report on wine. It’s also great to know so as you taste your own wines, you can write notes for yourself!  Although we all have different tastes, understanding - Read More

Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

Wine 201: The Basics of Wine Tasting
Let’s talk wine tasting. As we’ve mentioned, wine tasting is a huge part of wine education. You could know everything there is to know about winemaking and production but if you don’t taste it, that knowledge falls short. The true key to successful wine tasting is tuning into your senses: sight, smell, and taste, in - Read More