Featured Custom Wine Label: Perennial Vineyards

Happy Autumn!

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 that much closer to a big announcement.

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What to Write on Your Back Label

Most commercial bottles of wine have both a front and a back label. Two labels on your homemade wine gives you an opportunity to show off your artwork and design on the front, while using the back label to give the drinker some more information about your wine.

Yet many home winemakers don’t put a back label on their wine. After speaking with several people, I’ve discovered one of the top reasons why they don’t use a back label is they just don’t know what to say.
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Science Says: Put a Custom Wine Label on Your Bottle

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.

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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Announcing the Winners of the Name That Label Contest!

We’d like to send a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered our Name That Label contest!

We asked for your help, and you came through for us. We couldn’t believe the number of responses we received. You did an incredible job coming up with hundreds of unique label names!

There were so many wonderful entries to choose from, it was hard to pick just one winner. But eventually, after a lot of consideration, we came up with the one that we thought best fit this custom wine label. And here it is:
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What Should You Name Your Homemade Wine?

Home winemakers have a great number of references to turn to when they have a question about making wine. Between books, the internet, magazines, and winemaking groups, there’s a lot of information available. But there is one question that is hard to get a good answer for:

“What should I name my wine?”

The best answer I’ve seen so far? “It depends.”

What goes into naming a wine? A lot, really. The name of your wine can convey the personality of your wine, and of you, the winemaker. Depending on what you choose, you can set a tone for your wine and how others perceive it, and characterize it as simple, sophisticated, or even silly.
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Custom Wine Label of the Week – Optimus Rex

This week we are spotlighting a label that has been extremely popular in the short time it’s been in the gallery.

The Custom Wine Label of the Week is Optimus Rex, shown here on a bottle of Noontime Labels homemade Old Vine Zinfandel.Optimus Rex Personalized Wine Label

This big, bold label is patterned after classic French Merlot wine labels. It will easily stand up to your biggest red wines. It is a generous 4 inches wide by 6 inches tall, has permanent adhesive, and will make a huge statement on your Bordeaux style bottles.
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Custom Wine Label of the Week – Monterey Merlot

Introducing our Wine Label of the Week, Monterey Merlot! Pictured here on a bottle of our homemade Pinot Noir.Monterey Merlot Wine Label

This custom label was inspired by a recent trip to the Monterey Aquarium in Monterey, CA. The artwork comes from one of many photos in the Aquarium’s jellyfish exhibit. As I marveled at these beautiful, serene sea creatures and the amazing variety of species, I knew they would be featured on a wine label design somehow.Monterey Merlot Wine Label Template

This label measures an impressive 4 inches wide by 6 inches tall, and will stand out on your boldest wines. With water-resistant ink and permanent adhesive, it will remain vibrant and beautiful whether you serve your wine at dinner, take it to a picnic, serve it chilled, or give it as a gift.
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Custom Wine Label of the Week – Blue Wave

Introducing our Wine Label of the Week: Blue Wave!Blue Wave Custom Wine Label

This classy label is designed to showcase your own photo, giving you the opportunity to have a truly one-of-a-kind, customized label for your homemade wine or beverage. This label is perfect for many different occasions:

Wedding or Engagement Wine Labels – Use a photo of the happy couple to create personalized labels to celebrate your engagement or wedding. A bottle of homemade wine sporting a custom wine label makes a great party favor, too.
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