• How to Read A Wine Label for Beginners

    When you walk into your local wine and spirits store and select a bottle of wine, how often do you actually stop and read the label? If you’re like most casual wine drinkers, you probably head to the section of the store that carries your preferred type of wine, whether it be reds, whites, or
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  • Fall Into Reds with Moon Tree

    This season, Fall Into Reds with Moon Tree! The team at Legacy In A Glass invites you to join us on Tuesday, October 27th at 7PM for a virtual wine tasting featuring red wines from our Moon Tree line. Wines to be featured during the tasting include Moon Tree Bourbon Barrel Cabernet, Moon Tree Petite
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  • Fun Wine Facts You Didn’t Know

    If you’re anything like our team at Legacy in a Glass, you probably consider yourself a bit of a wine connoisseur. When you love wine as much as we do, it can be easy to assume you know everything there is to know about it. However, one thing we always try to remember is that
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  • How to Taste Wine Like a Pro

      Any seasoned wine drinker knows that it often takes sampling tons of different wines to find one you absolutely love. Whether you like to attend wine tastings (see our last blog post for the scoop on virtual wine tastings) or prefer to enjoy wine from the comfort of your own home, knowing the proper
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  • How to Host the Perfect Virtual Wine Tasting

    The COVID-19 pandemic has turned life as we know it upside down, with concerts, weddings, and other events being cancelled until further notice. Among the many businesses that have been affected by the pandemic, the wine industry has also been forced to adapt to the unpredictable nature of the virus. However, the wine industry has
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  • Delicious Wine & Food Pairings for Fall

    For many of us, the beginning of September marks the beginning of Autumn. Even though the first day of fall won’t come until later in the month, there’s something about those first few chilly days that makes us want to break out our coziest sweatshirt and start planning our Halloween costumes.   Here at Legacy
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  • Wine Terms Everyone Should Know

    Whether you’re a casual wine drinker or a self-proclaimed aficionado, you have probably heard your fair share of words being tossed around to describe different types of wine.   At Legacy in a Glass, one of the things we’re most passionate about is educating others on all things wine, from the winemaking process to the
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  • From Vine to Bottle: The Process of Winemaking

      The art of winemaking is one of the oldest in the book. Thought to have originated in the country of Georgia in 6000 BC, wine has been consumed by humankind for thousands of years.   Modern winemaking has come a long way from its early roots, with more than 1,200 wineries in California alone.
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  • The Best Ways to Chill Wine

    What better way to spend a summer evening than with a nice glass of chilled wine? Whether you’re throwing a socially distant kickback or simply enjoying the balmy weather on the front porch, a chilled glass of wine makes the perfect companion all summer long.   A room temperature bottle of wine, however, can quickly
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  • Latest Wine Trends to Watch Out For

    Many industries have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, from healthcare to retail to even entertainment. The wine and spirits industry has also experienced some unexpected shifts over these last few months, particularly with the way consumers are going about purchasing their favorite alcoholic beverages.   “My opinion is with COVID, many of the
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  • Red vs White Wine: Which Do You Prefer?

    When it comes to wine, most people have a preference- and aren’t afraid to share it. While rosé continues to be a popular choice, the two most beloved wines are of the red and white variety. Whether you’re an avid wine drinker or enjoy the occasional glass, chances are you have a type when it
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  • Choosing the Right Glassware for Your Wine

    Selecting the right glassware to enjoy your favorite bottle of wine is a delicate art. With so many different options on the market, it can be tough to know which to choose. While stemless wine glasses are all the rage right now and tend to be less likely to topple over and spill, traditional glasses
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  • Decanting Wine 101

    Decanting Wine 101   The act of decanting a bottle of wine may sound simple- I mean, how complicated could it be to pour the contents of one wine bottle into another container? However, decanting is actually a sophisticated and valuable process when it comes to improving a bottle of wine. “Although today’s wines are
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  • 5 Summer Wine Drinking Tips

    Enjoying a refreshing glass of wine on a hot summer day is something many of us wine enthusiasts look forward to each year. Sure, many people prefer to drink beer or trendy seltzer beverages during the warmer months, but there are certain occasions where wine is just more fitting. If you’re an avid summer wine
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  • Here’s to You, Dad: Creating a Father’s Day Legacy

    At Legacy in a Glass, family is everything. With over 50 years of combined experience in the wine and spirits industry and a unique, hands-on approach, these talented experts put their hearts and souls into everything they do. With Father’s Day right around the corner, the Legacy team is gearing up for another busy holiday
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  • Jennilyn Pollack on Turning A Passion Into A Career

    It’s safe to say that Jennilyn Pollack is a true wine connoisseur. From an early age Jennilyn, Legacy in a Glass’s Sales and Product Development Specialist, found herself fascinated with wine, from the grapes growing in vineyards to the taste of the final product. With nearly 20 years of working experience in the wine and
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  • Creating a Legacy with Rick Kornfeld

    Rick Kornfeld, Director of Operations at Legacy in a Glass, is truly a force to be reckoned with. With decades of successful experience in event planning and hospitality, it’s no surprise that Rick’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to his current role at Legacy in a Glass. We recently had the chance to pick Rick’s brain
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  • Chatting with Steve Pollack: Creating Moon Tree

    If you have been keeping up with Legacy in a Glass for a while, you might be familiar with Moon Tree, our first ever branded wine. Moon Tree is the brainchild of Steve Pollack, Legacy’s National Sales Director and a titan of the wine and spirits industry. We recently chatted with Steve about the inspiration
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  • Northeast and Down

    Here at Legacy in a Glass, we are always looking for something new, different, and exciting. My wife recently reached out to a number of EAST coast wineries for the opportunity to be part of this article. We got a very good response and I am happy to report that the wineries I reviewed offer
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  • Monterey, City by the Bay

    My wife and I, prompted by our addiction to the TV series ‘Big Little Lies’, recently reached out to a handful of wineries in the Monterey, Central Coast region of California. We received some selections that provide a look into why this region is such a destination for wine. The Monterey Bay’s coastal influence allows
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  • Summertime? Drink Pink

    Over the years I’ve noticed that my palate changes with the seasons. In the summer months I find myself craving lighter wines over crisp whites or reds- hello Rose! This is where rose has carved its niche in a very crowded wine world, with its popularity resulting in a market overloaded by products trying to
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  • Sonoma County, A Wine Destination

    Having traveled to California wine country many times over the course of my career, I’ve always enjoyed crossing the Oakville Grade and ending my trips in Sonoma County. The region is a cultural departure from Napa Valley, and offers a beautifully scenic backdrop for the many laid back wineries scattered throughout its 17 appellations. With
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  • 100% Made in Texas, 100% Agreed!

    A few weeks ago I read an article concerning bill 1519 that was being considered in the Texas legislature. It could drastically change the way wine consumers view Texas wine. In short, a wine that indicates an appellation or geographical sub-division would need to be produced and bottled in Texas, with 100% of the grapes
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  • The Wizard of Oz: Direct to Winery

    For over 13 years I’ve purchased wine for the Chairman Selection Programs in the state of Pennsylvania, constantly hearing that the selection of wines was limited and subpar compared to the many big box retail chains run privately in other states. Retired and working for Legacy in a Glass, it was now time to travel
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  • A State of Mind in a State of Wine

    Jennilyn, Rick and I just returned from a 10- day trip to Northern California. We started in Lake County and slowly traveled throughout Napa and finished in Livermore Valley. The California wine industry is as rocking as recent sales prove. Every region was diverse and unique in its own way. At the highest end, we
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