8 Wine Projects Olivia Pope Would Approve Of

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In celebration of Scandal’s triumphant return, we've rounded up our favorite wine-inspired projects, and we’re pretty sure Olivia Pope would approve of all of these.

Wine Lollipops



If you’re throwing a Scandal premiere party, these wine lollipops are the perfect snack to share with equally-obsessed friends. Get the recipe >>

Chalkboard Wineglasses

DIY Chalkboard Wine Glasses

DIY Chalkboard Wine Glasses

Use tinted chalkboard paint to add a splash of color to ordinary  wineglasses . Plus, it will help friends keep track of their drinks once the Scandal-ous drama starts. Get the how-to >>

Mini Wineglass Holder

Wine Glass Holder

Wine Glass Holder



Keep your hands free for those ooh and aah moments with this chic and clever wineglass holder. Get the how-to >>

Wine Bottle Candelabras

Holiday Wine Bottle Candelabra

Holiday Wine Bottle Candelabra

You could recycle all those empty wine bottles or you could turn them into  decor . Get the how-to >>

Wine Crate Box

Wine Crate Bathroom Storage

Wine Crate Bathroom Storage

If you love wine as much as Olivia Pope does, try incorporating it into your home’s decor. This storage solution using a wine crate would make the perfect addition to a guest bathroom or bedroom. Get the how-to >>

DIY Wine Rack

Wine Rack Made from Reclaimed Lumber and Dowels

Wine Rack Made from Reclaimed Lumber and Dowels

This wine rack is a fabulous choice for an awkwardly-shaped space because you can adjust the size to whatever dimensions work for you. Get the how-to >>

Mulled Wine Kit

Mulled White Wine

Mulled White Wine

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Flynnside Out Productions

Whether you want to send your Scandal premiere party pals home with a gift or start planning for the holiday party invites now, consider giving this mulled wine kit a try. It’s great to have the ingredients for your kit on hand so you can always dress up a simple bottle of wine into something special. Get the how-to, plus try this festive mulled white wine >>

Wine Stoppers

Found Object Wine Stoppers

Found Object Wine Stoppers

For a fun, crafty, wine-centric project, we love these found object wine stoppers. Vintage coat buttons would be perfect for this project, and we know Olivia Pope loves a stylish vintage coat! Get the how-to >>

Plus, Scandal Wineglasses

Photo by: Crate and Barrel

Crate and Barrel

To get into the true Scandal spirit, pick yourself up some Camille  wineglasses  from Crate and Barrel. These are the exact glasses that Kerry Washington uses on the show for her daily nightcap, and everyone loves them because of their super long stems.

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Take a Virtual Tour of Wine Country

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Biltmore Estate, Asheville, N.C.

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South Coast Winery & Resort, Temecula, Calif.

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Willamette Valley Vineyards, Turner, Ore.

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Blue Sky Vineyards, Makanda, Ill.

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Wollersheim Winery, Prairie du Sac, Wis.

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Red Newt Cellars Winery & Bistro, Hector, N.Y.

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Vivác Winery, Dixon, N.M.

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Montaluce Winery & Estates, Dahlonega, Ga.

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Jarvis Winery, Napa, Calif.

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Winderlea Vineyard and Winery, Dundee, Ore.

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Sparkman Cellars, Woodinville, Wash.

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Becker Vineyards, Stonewall, Texas

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Vance Vineyard and Winery, Fredericktown, Mo.

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The Williamsburg Winery, Williamsburg, Va.

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Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, Woodinville, Wash.

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Wolf Mountain Vineyards, Dahlonega, Ga.

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WillaKenzie Estate, Yamhill, Ore.

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Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Geyserville, Calif.

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Brotherhood, America's Oldest Winery, Washingtonville, N.Y.

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Fox Run Vineyards, Penn Yan, N.Y.

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Arrington Vineyards, Arrington, Tenn.

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Duchman Family Winery, Driftwood, Texas

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