The Difference Between Kendall-Jackson AVANT and Vintner's Reserve Wines

In this series of highlighting the differences between the collections of Kendall-Jackson wines, we’ve come to the moment of putting the cart before the horse. Kind of. “Avant” means “before” in French. There are several ideas behind using “avant” as the header of one of the latest collections. One is…

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New Year's Eve Cake Topper DIY


Hello, hello my festive friends! Lauren here and today we are talking about how to add a little something special to your New Year’s celebration this year. Whether you are having some friends over, a big blog out bash, or just you and the significant other, little details and special touches…

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Christmas Chocolate Bark


Howdy, friends! Lauren from here & today I am sharing my absolute favorite sweet treat for the holidays. Perfect for the man in the red hat, for teacher’s presents, to give as last minute gifts to the girlfriends, or to bring to as a hostess gift. Really though, if we…

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DIY Cork Tree Ornaments


We ran out of time to host a Friendsgiving this year, so I decided to apply the same concept to Christmas and host a “Friendsmas” dinner. We gathered a few of our closest friends for a night of good food, great wine, and a Christmas cookie exchange. I kept the…

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The Difference Between Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve and Jackson Estate Wines

Just as families tend to do, the Kendall-Jackson collection of wines has expanded over the last 35 years. First came the birth of the Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay in 1982. Four years later came the expansion of the Vintner’s Reserve collection along with the introduction of several, top-tier Grand Reserve wines (explore the differences…

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The Difference Between Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve and Grand Reserve Wines

Over the last 35 years, the portfolio of Kendall-Jackson wines has grown organically through the call-response mechanism of winemaker foresight and consumer thirst. Today, the K-J portfolio offers five paths of exploration: Stature, Jackson Estate, Grand Reserve, Vintner’s Reserve and K-J AVANT. This now highly-structured series began with Vintner’s Reserve.…

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From Tree to Table: The Kendall-Jackson Barrel Story

Acquiring the best French Oak on earth for our wines isn’t easy.  It’s a story that spans two continents and over two decades. From our humble beginnings to now, we have always believed in producing the highest quality wines using artisan methods — and our commitment to French Oak plays…

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Spiced Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup with Kale Pesto


Hello, hello and Happy Fall! I’m Katie from Butterlust, and it’s been quite some time since I’ve shared a recipe with you, so I’m excited to be back, right in the middle of my favorite season of the year. There are so many wonderful things about the changing of the…

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Brie with Cranberry Balsamic Chutney


Hi it’s Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life Blog back to share a delicious recipe with you!  With the holiday season fast approaching I thought it was the perfect time to share this Brie with Cranberry Balsamic Chutney appetizer recipe that you can serve at your next holiday gathering! The holiday season is the…

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DIY Rosemary Name Setting


It’s Melissa from the Sweet Escape to share a super easy DIY name setting project to dress up your festive table for the upcoming holiday festivities. Name settings can make a dinner party a little more formal but I think it’s a nice finishing touch for those special occasions like…

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