Marissa A. Ross

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I Survived Solely on Sparkling Wine for a Weekend at the Chateau Marmont

My Chateau Marmont vibe is always, “Drink as much sparkling wine by the pool as possible," but I've got one secret that helps fuel me through delicious bottles of sparkling wine while dodging a seemingly steep bill.
Marissa A. Ross
2.26.17
wine

A Quick Guide to Buying New Year's Eve Bubbly

Tomorrow night, you’re going to have to make some tough decisions. It’s never easy to choose which warehouse party to attend or if you should just stay home. But no matter where you go, one question will always remain: what bottle should I pop?
Marissa A. Ross
12.22.16
wine

A Holiday Wine Guide for Every Crazy Person in Your Family

I’ve spent most of my life trying to figure out the best way to navigate the shitshow of the holidays with my family, and the best answer I’ve come up with is wine.
Marissa A. Ross
11.25.15
wine

You Should Drink Beaujolais Wine All of the Time

Beaujolais is the hit of the sock-hop, but it’s also the starry-eyed slow dance that makes you want to tear off a poodle skirt. The best part is that November is its prime time.
Marissa A. Ross
10.21.15
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How to Stay Drunk on a Dangerous Camping Trip

The downside to camping is that there is no wine. Or weed. Or anything fun that you would probably want after hiking nine miles a day. So what’s an inebriate to do in the wilderness? Be prepared, of course.
Marissa A. Ross
9.30.15
wine

Drinking Cold, Red Wine Is a Very Chill Thing to Do

Contrary to popular belief, red wine is not just for watching Netflix alone in your favorite oversized sweater. It is actually acceptable to throw your red wine in an ice bucket or your fridge.
Marissa A. Ross
7.27.15
wine

Wine Spritzers Should Taste Like the Beach House You'll Never Own

The wine spritzer is a summer staple from a simpler time—when your aunts wore floral denim shorts and talked about one day buying a beach house over bottles of Bartles & Jaymes because it was the 90s and people could actually buy beach houses.
Marissa A. Ross
7.1.15
wine

Orange Wine Isn't Made Out of Oranges

They aren’t refreshing, but they aren’t cozy sweaters. They’re earthy and funky and savory, but oddly still feel like you could drink them on a warm day.
Marissa A. Ross
6.10.15
wine

Rosé Is the Drake of All Wine

I wouldn’t normally put Drake and rosé in the same thought, but when I accidentally did, I realized that they are very similar. Despite their extreme rise in popularity, they are still polarizing.
Marissa A. Ross
5.25.15
wine

Can You Trust Your Sommelier?

Just because sommeliers are there to assist you in one of the biggest decisions you’ll make at dinner, that does not mean you should totally give yourself over to them and their instruction.
Marissa A. Ross
5.14.15
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How to Be Totally Chill While Ordering Wine in a Restaurant

Going out for a meal and drinking a bottle of wine is one of the most enjoyable things a human can do. But, as with most of life’s pleasures, it comes at a cost: ordering the damn thing.
Marissa A. Ross
4.29.15