Our Trip to the 2016 Home Winemaking Conference in California

We always enjoy our trips to the WineMaker Magazine Conference. This year, with the home winemaking conference in Santa Rosa, CA, we were excited to have a chance to explore more of California’s wine country. It was our first trip to the area. (Can you believe it?) We took a few extra days and spent some time in Napa, Suisun Valley, Lodi, and Sonoma. Of course, it wasn’t long enough to fully enjoy the area, but we did our best!

Wine Tasting in California

1992 & 2012 Cabs at Clos Duval Winery

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Featured Custom Wine Label Design: Perennial Vineyards

We’re pretty excited here at Noontime Labels. We love autumn, with the cooler weather that says winter is coming. And we have some big plans in the works for next year, so we’re excited about that. But before we get ahead of ourselves, we wanted to show off our featured custom wine label design, perfect for your homemade wines: Continue reading

How to Make Champagne Wedding Favors with Custom Labels

Want to make a statement at your wedding reception, without going overboard on your budget? Try champagne wedding favors!

Here’s an easy, economical way to make your own mini champagne wedding favors or party favors using personalized wine labels and mini champagne bottles. One of a kind and elegant, your guests will love them!

Wedding Wine Bottle Label - Champagne Wedding Favors

Wedding Wine Favor

Supplies Needed

All you’ll need are mini champagne bottles for each guest, and custom wine labels for the bottles. In the photo above, we used a 187 ml bottle of sparkling wine. You can buy mini champagne bottles by the case at your local wine retailer. (Don’t forget to get a few extras!)

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Personalized Photo Wine Labels

A custom wine label for your homemade wine is the perfect way to show off your bottles. And what could be more custom than your own photo on the label? That’s why we offer personalized photo wine labels.

We have an easy way to create personalized photo wine labels. You don’t need to know anything about graphic design or how to use a complex computer program to create a custom label with your own photo. We’ve done all the work for you!

All you have to do is go to our Label Gallery and select Upload Your Photo from the Label Category menu on the left side of the screen. This will show you all the custom label templates that are designed to frame the photo you upload.
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Boo! Custom Halloween Wine Labels are Here

Can you believe Halloween is just two weeks away? Don’t worry, though. You still have time to order custom Halloween wine labels for your bottles of homemade wine and brew. Your bottles will be the hit of your Halloween bash, and adult “trick-or-treaters” will love them as gifts.

We’ve added several new custom Halloween wine labels to our designs. Check out three of our popular label templates:

Custom Halloween Wine LabelsYou can find more custom Halloween wine labels to choose from at our label gallery.

To make sure you receive your labels by Halloween, simply place your order by October 26. We’ll print your personalized wine labels and ship them to you right away, so you’ll have them by October 31.
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Science Says: Custom Wine Labels Enhance Wine

You know that I am all in favor of labeling your wine. I’ve talked many times about how personalized wine labels will make your wines more enjoyable. In fact, my opinion is custom wine labels enhance wine.

But don’t just take my word for it. Listen to Science! I recently read a couple of scientific studies that back up the fact that beautiful wine labels make better wine. Here they are:

In one study, wine drinkers were given a mid-range bottle of wine that was labeled as table wine. Later they were given the same wine, but this time it was labeled as Grand Cru.
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Can Champagne Help Protect Your Memory?

Can Champagne help protect your memory? This is a scientific study I would love to volunteer for:

Have Scientists Found Another Reason to Love Champagne?

Researchers at Reading University in the UK have been feeding Champagne to some very lucky lab rats. They have discovered that the equivalent of three glasses of Champagne a week seems to boost the rats’ memories, and may even slow down or ward off dementia and Alzheimer’s.

So far they’ve only conducted lab tests, but they are planning to start human trials soon.

According to the article, they think it’s the phenolic acid found in red grape skins that is causing this beneficial side effect.
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Keep Your Cool With Water Resistant Custom Wine Labels

. Now that summer is here in all its glory, we’re all looking for ways to stay cool. For home winemakers and brewers, that means chilling our homemade wines and beers to enjoy with dinner and by the pool.water resistant custom wine labelsA cold homemade beverage shared at a barbecue or picnic tastes great in the heat, but condensation can ruin your label. If you printed your wine label at home, it could streak and run when damp, creating an unsightly mess.

Water Resistant Custom Wine Labels

But it doesn’t have to be this way. You can avoid streaks and smears and always have beautiful bottles with water resistant custom wine labels. All personalized wine labels you order from Noontime Labels are water resistant. They won’t smear or run going when you grab one from the refrigerator or cooler.
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