Courtney’s Tips to Finding Amazing Wine
Recently, I’ve gotten the opportunity to sit down and chat with some of the fabulous women in my network. These trendsetters and tastemakers are ladies with bright futures who wanted to share their advice, tips, and tricks to success with you!
My fabulous friend Courtney AKA Back That Glass Up is a #girlboss and a self-proclaimed wine nerd. Aside from running her thriving Instagram account and blog dedicated to making wine fun, she works full time and is even looking into adopting a dog soon! Courtney says that Back That Glass Up never bores her and she loves working on a creative outlet that allows her to connect with others (because who doesn’t love wine?!). Plus, she gets to combine her loves of pop culture and wine, which makes for some amazing pictures and hilarious blog posts (50 Shades of Cabernet, anyone?).
Courtney’s biggest advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, bloggers, and Instagrammers is to:
“Forget what’s perfect and just do it.”
She says that building a project and/or business you’re passionate about is a learning experience and that you’ll never be fully ready for it so you should just go for it. Courtney has learned a lot about wine as Back That Glass Up has taken off and she says the learning has been one of her favorite parts. She jokes that she’s been “creating [her] own empire since high school” and that’s one of the reasons she is so passionate about women supporting each other in the pursuit of fabulousness!
The last thing she googled: something about the Bachelorette
Zodiac: Gemini (June 11)
Go-to junk food: In-N-Out
In her spare time: she makes wine cork art & plays video games
Courtney’s Tips to Finding Amazing/Photogenic Wine
Courtney says you can find good wine everywhere. Here are some of her favorite places for you to try:
- Trader Joe’s – Courtney says not to be a hater until you try it!
- Domain LA – They have great labels and an amazing selection according to Courtney.
- World Market – If you’re looking for a diverse selection, World Market is the way to go!
- Winc – Back That Glass Up actually has a partnership with Winc (which is a wine delivery service that has cute bottles and awesome wines)
- V Wine Room (LA) – They boast a fun atmosphere and a happy hour that’s perfect (even for those on a budget)
Courtney loves combining her passions because she says wine goes with everything… Harry Potter, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, you name it!
“You’re a fine wine… won’t you back that glass up”
Check out the rest of Courtney’s fab products (like this poolside-perfect tumbler) on her website!
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PS – My piggybank wasn’t injured while making this post. I was gifted prior to posting but I’m sharing it because I curate my list of fabulous things with you.