7 Audiobooks for the Foodie (with Wine Pairings)

7 Audiobooks for the Foodie (with Wine Pairings)

My Life in France by Julia Child – White Burgundy Julia Child was a tall, outspoken woman from Pasadena, California, knew nothing about the country and didn’t speak a word of French. This memoir tells the stories of her and her husband’s time in France,...
Planning Your Rehearsal Dinner

Planning Your Rehearsal Dinner

Because we plan so many rehearsal dinners at Club 1201, we thought we’d give you a few pointers on planning yours. Rehearsal dinners have evolved into full-blown extravaganzas, but you don’t need the stress. Our event coordinator, Arianne Jones, broke the process down...
Black Sails Wine Dinner | April 2017

Black Sails Wine Dinner | April 2017

We like to pick fun themes—pirates, Vikings, tv shows. But sometimes there’s more to our themes than a fun trend. Sometimes we pick a theme to honor cultures—especially the heritages of our regular wine dinner guests. When we had the Scandinavian dinner, we had guests...
5 Dinner Parties You Actually Want to Attend

5 Dinner Parties You Actually Want to Attend

Dinner parties are categorized into two groups—the one’s you actually want to attend and the ones you don’t. Most fall under that second group. Here are five dinner parties that are actually enjoyable! 1. House Concert If you enjoy music in a quiet, intimate setting,...
5 Bourbon Cocktails to Help You Bet on the Ponies

5 Bourbon Cocktails to Help You Bet on the Ponies

Derby Day is finally here! And if you know anything about the team at Club 1201, you’ll know that we love the races and drinking bourbon! The first Saturday in May kicks off the noble pursuit of the Triple Crown. For 143 years, Churchill Downs has hosted a fresh...
Ditch the Recipe: 5 Foods Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Ditch the Recipe: 5 Foods Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It’s easy to Google a recipe, and recipes definitely have their place, but what happens when your phone takes a plunge in the sink right in the middle of cooking? What if your wifi decides to quit working? Whether you’re a well-seasoned cook or not, there are some...
How to Create the Perfect Dinner Playlist

How to Create the Perfect Dinner Playlist

Have a dinner party coming up and you need to set the mood with some sweet jams? No worries, we’ve got you covered! To get you started, we’ve carefully curated a playlist great for most dinner parties. But we’d like to give you some pointers on creating your own too....
Viking Wine Dinner | March 2017

Viking Wine Dinner | March 2017

When most people think of Scandinavians, they probably think of super svelte figures with thick golden locks, getting out of the sauna, and eating lots of hearty meals with friends and family. And that stereotype is pretty true! Some of them have brown hair, though....
Day Tripping: Local Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries to Try

Day Tripping: Local Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries to Try

Spring is just around the corner, and that means warmer weather. And warmer weather usually means more traveling. But let’s face it, we’re all busy—we have full-time jobs, family engagements to attend, and loads of errands to run. It’s hard to pack up and leave for a...
7 Dates for the Power Couple

7 Dates for the Power Couple

You know that power couple? There’s at least one in your circle. We’re talking about that couple who has a fairy-tale romance. Both people compliment each other so well, influencing those around them with their charisma, independence and overall optimism. Here’s the...
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