Where Wine & Music Meet2018-12-26T08:37:59-05:00

Life’s too Short for Boring Wine (and Music)

This is where we talk about the two best things in life: great wine and awesome music.

  • Janis Joplin

Kozmic Blues & Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin’s solo career was cut short by, well, Janis. But while some reviewers trashed her first solo effort – “I Got Dem Ol’ Kozmic Blues Again Mama” – I have always been willing to give it some praise. Because it was a bellwether of the good things to come, even if we only ever got the merest glimpse.

Gone, Gone, Gone

Barely out of high school, it was a genuine treat to have been gifted a pass to a rock music event in the summer of 1969. And Led Zeppelin delivered the goods.

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets — the Pink Floyd drummer’s new group performing music from Syd Barrett-era albums including The Piper at the Gates of Dawn and A Saucerful of Secrets are at it again!

On This Day In Rock History …

On November 12, 1984, we were touched for the very first time by Madonna's Like a Virgin album. Her first album to make No. 1 on the Billboard 200 charts, it inspired legions of lingerie-clad teens around the world.

On This Day In Rock History …

November 7, 2001: The King of Pop lights up Times Square, celebrating the SMASH success of what would become his final studio album, Invincible, at the Virgin Megastore.

Happy International Merlot Day!

How Miles Raymond from the movie Sideways feels about Merlot: “No. If anybody orders Merlot, I’m leaving. I am NOT drinking any f*ckin’ Merlot!” How WE feel about Merlot: It’s pretty much the best grape ever. (Suck it, Miles.)

HUGE News for Wine + Music Fans Everywhere

It's been months in the making, and it's finally time: We've gone back to our rock roots in a BIG way, reinventing Virgin Wines as the ultimate club for wine and music fans.

Battle of the Bands – Round 1

Let's BATTLE: Join us for our inaugural Battle of the Bands! It's Old School versus New ... vote note and see the results in real time. *vote now

Top 5 Reasons Why Garnacha RULES

If you try one grape this fall (or, re-try, if you're already in the know), it's gotta be Garnacha. And we've got our reasons ...

Bohemian Rhapsody – Premiere at London’s Wembley Arena Oct. 23

Bohemian Rhapsody will premiere at London’s Wembley Arena on Oct. 23 before opening in theaters on Nov. 2. The soundtrack album, which includes recordings from Queen’s legendary appearance at Live Aid in 1985, comes [...]

Rock History: October 18, 2018

In 1956, 21-year-old Elvis Presley pulled into a Memphis gas station where he started to attract a small crowd of autograph seekers. After repeatedly asking Elvis to move on so he could resume normal business, [...]

KISS – End of the Road WORLD TOUR

KISS are saying goodbye to the road, but not before embarking on one more tour. The Rock Gods announced their final trek after a 45-year career during their appearance on NBC’s America’s Got Talent on [...]

Rock History: October 17th 1973

1973, The Rolling Stones performed two shows at Foret Nationale, Brussels, Belgium, as part of a tour of the UK and Europe. Opening for the tour's shows were Billy Preston and American group Kracker, the [...]

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