TLTV Blog: Lotus Lessons

Welcome to the official blog of The Lotus & The Vines. The blogs below are specifically crafted for you! 

Drinking Wine is Drinking History

By: Larissa Dubose, Resident Wine Educator I’ve really enjoyed sharing why I loooove Wine with you all from it serving as a passport around the world to its undeniable power in business and social settings. Today I’m sharing the historic impact that wine has made on me. I like to think that “drinking Wine is drinking history.” Yep, your favorite bottle of bubbly bliss can be your personal time travel machine.  Wine gives us an

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Connections to Remember: The Inaugural Blacks in Wine Symposium

By: Larissa Dubose, Resident Wine Educator It was Magic. Pure Black Magic. That Black-Wine-Professionals’ Magic. I STILL feel this way a week after attending the Inaugural Blacks in Wine Symposium hosted by Benita Johnson, owner of The Vine Wine Club, in Richmond, Virginia. An unction in my spirit and an intrigue with the opportunity to sit in a room with the panel of powerhouse wine professionals drew me to the symposium. The panel included Winemaker/Owner

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Champagne vs Sparkling Wine: Come Explore the Difference

2017 was BIG for us – from fueling our passion project, The Lotus and The Vines, to meeting and learning with some bomb wine friends like you! Now it’s time to celebrate this year’s successes and those to come in 2018! So, what will you be sipping when the clock strikes midnight, Champagne or a Sparkling Wine? Don’t know the difference? We’ve got you with a quick Lotus Lesson below. So, we’ve established that every

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