The Backstory of Middle Sister Wines

The Backstory of Middle Sister Wines

There is so much awesome content for the backstory on Middle Sister Wines that I almost don’t know where to begin!  I’ve decided to highlight a few of the great things I came across in this post and I know I’ll cover more as I continue the design process. The Wine Sisterhood The Wine Sisterhood was created by three women in the wine industry...

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Middle Sister – A Design Twist

Middle Sister – A Design Twist

I’ve spent the last few days learning more about the Middle Sister brand and I’ve made a decision to put a little twist in my regular schedule.  As I started thinking about the designs for the week, there was an idea that stuck in my head.  I want to design a piece of jewelry for each of the sisters. To do this, I need to study each of them a bit...

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The Flavor of Middle Sister Wines

The Flavor of Middle Sister Wines

There are ten varieties of Middle Sister wine.  From Chardonnay, to Pinot Noir, and three blends, you are sure to find your favorite flavors.  The wines are very accessible at prices ranging from $9-15.  I can always find them at the Target stores in my area and I think the brand is pretty easy to find at many locations in the US. This week, I tried the Cabernet...

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Introducing Middle Sister Wines

Introducing Middle Sister Wines

This week the blog is focusing on the Middle Sister brand.  For the first time I’ve chosen to cover the whole brand instead of just one wine.  One look at the labels and I think you will know why they are my pick! I’ve followed Middle Sister for a year or so and I really like the branding (more to come in the backstory). Each of the wines has it’s...

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Design Inspired by Mississippi Mud

Design Inspired by Mississippi Mud

This week, the focus was on Mississippi Mud – a pre-mixed black and tan.  I loved the growler packing of the brew and was disappointed not to be able to find any information about the brand online. The Process As I set out to create the designs this week, I had three primary “pieces” to work with…the growler, the screw top cap and the...

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Mississippi Mud – The Backstory

Mississippi Mud – The Backstory

This week, it was tough to find a backstory on Mississippi Mud.  In fact, I found almost nothing.  Reviews are found on a number of blogs, but there is no website, Facebook page, Twitter account, etc. for the brand. The only interesting fact I was able to find is that the beer is brewed in Utica, NY.  How odd that a brand with the name Mississippi Mud is brewed...

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The Taste of Mississippi Mud

The Taste of Mississippi Mud

I’m still in love with the growler packaging of this beer!  I was anxious to open it up and get a taste of the brew. Thoughts from the Brand From the bottle, we get this wonderful description of the history behind the brew: Dating back to 18th century England, the custom of blending pale and dark beers has kept the “Black & Tan” a favorite...

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Introduction to Mississippi Mud

Introduction to Mississippi Mud

This week, the choice jumped out at me as soon as I stepped foot into the beer aisle.  As I scanned the options, my eyes immediately fell on the cool little Mississippi Mud growler.  The growler stands about 8 or 9 inches tall and has a very distinct personality among all the traditional bottles and cans. After I was hooked by the growler design, I realized...

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Jewelry Inspired by Blufeld Riesling

Jewelry Inspired by Blufeld Riesling

This week, I was drawn to the Blufeld Riesling because of the cobalt blue bottle and whimsical floral label.  I was anxious to work with the bottle glass and really focus on the highlighting the wonderful color. The Design Process As I thought about what to create this week, my mind kept returning to the bezel designs from last week.  I really like the idea...

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The Backstory of Blufeld Riesling

The Backstory of Blufeld Riesling

This week, I was able to find out a bit more about the brand online.  Blufeld does have both a website and a Facebook page.  I also came across several articles about the brand.  Here’s what stood out to me as noteworthy. About the Wine For the Blufeld Riesling, blue slate in Germany gives this riesling the distinct flavor.  Here is the description...

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The Flavor of Blufeld Riesling

The Flavor of Blufeld Riesling

This week’s featured wine is a 2010 Blufeld Riesling from Mosel, Germany. Thoughts from the Brand On the front of the bottle, the wine is described as a “medium sweet” riesling.  Turning the bottle around, you see this deeper description: Inspired by the stunning blue slate soil of German vineyards, medium-sweet blufeld combines citrus, peach...

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Introducing Blufeld Riesling

Introducing Blufeld Riesling

This week I’ve selected Blufeld Riesling as the featured wine.  The blue bottle combined with the small floral graphics hooked me.  In February, I had the chance to work with the Bud Light Platinum cobalt blue bottle glass and I just loved the color.  Here, the color of the glass is the same, but I think I will find the personality of the brand to be...

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Jewelry Inspired by Save Our Shore

Jewelry Inspired by Save Our Shore

This week was one of my favorite weeks with the blog so far this year.  Save Our Shores is a wonderful, tasty brew with a great focus – raising money to keep the Gulf shores clean.  Focusing on this brand during the week I was in Marco Island, Florida (on the gulf coast) was the perfect combination to be inspired. The Materials This week, I combined elements...

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Save Our Shore – The Backstory

Save Our Shore – The Backstory

Abita is an interesting brand for me.  For years, I thought this brand was imported to the US.  Since I prefer to try craft beers from this country, I had always made another choice at the store.  Then, I saw Save Our Shore.  The bottle connected me to the brand and got me to dive deep enough to learn that Abita is a town in Louisiana!  The brews are made...

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My name is Lori Sullivan. By day I'm a Marketing Strategist and by night I'm a Jewelry Designer. I also enjoy relaxing with family and friends with a great wine or beer. This blog is the place where my passions for drinks, design, memories and marketing mix.