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Whiskey's New Frontier: American Single Malts

WHISKEY'S NEW FRONTIER: AMERICAN SINGLE MALTS

For Lance Winters, the good old days of making American single-malt whiskey weren't all that good. “The first few years we put our...

Myth Busted: Low Yield Wines Aren't Always Better

MYTH BUSTED: LOW YIELD WINES AREN'T ALWAYS BETTER

Wine is like art: Opinions on what is best abound, and are often entirely subjective. Like Breitbart versus The New York Times, or...

 
 
 
How just one pint a day can increase risk of heart disease

HOW JUST ONE PINT A DAY CAN INCREASE RISK OF HEART DISEASE

The finding, by the University College London, comes from a British study suggesting that drinking can affect the elasticity of arterial...

6 Mezcals to Smoke Up Your Margaritas

6 MEZCALS TO SMOKE UP YOUR MARGARITAS

In a time when our nation seems to be divided about nearly everything, there's still one thing we can totally agree on: We all love...

 
 
 
Two Towns One Cider

TWO TOWNS ONE CIDER

2 Towns Ciderhouse is an American artisan craft brewery of alcoholic cider, located in Corvallis, Oregon. Three Oregonians who shared...

Hotel Viking Wine Festival 2017

HOTEL VIKING WINE FESTIVAL 2017

We spent part of our weekend in Newport, Rhode Island as the guests of Hotel Viking for their Wine Festival 2017. We opted out of the...

 
 
 
Creating The Legendary Havana Club Mojito

CREATING THE LEGENDARY HAVANA CLUB MOJITO

Bodeguita del Medio's Mojito 50ml Havana Club 3 AñosThree Mint SprigsHalf A Lime 1 Spoon of White SugarSparkling Water In a highball...

Cocktail Guide: El Presidente

COCKTAIL GUIDE: EL PRESIDENTE

El Presidente 50ml of Havana Club Añejo 7 Años25ml of white French vermouth15ml of curação triple secSpoonful of GrenadineOrange Rind...

 
 
 
Afternoon Tea 2.0

AFTERNOON TEA 2.0

Afternoon tea often conjures images straight out of a Jane Austen novel-fancy china, dainty sandwiches and pinkies up. Today, hotels...

The Internet Wine Retailers Are Coming

THE INTERNET WINE RETAILERS ARE COMING

The courts are not the only avenue through which the decaying and withering three-tier system is being challenged. The ginned up support...

 
 
 
Welcome to France Manhattan Riff

WELCOME TO FRANCE MANHATTAN RIFF

Petit Trois takes the classic Manhattan in a wintry direction with the addition of alpine liqueur. 2 oz. single malt whiskey ¾ oz....

The Search for Reason in Alcohol Laws

THE SEARCH FOR REASON IN ALCOHOL LAWS

When people who don't live in such places where archaic laws are still enforced and discover that, for example, Sunday sales of alcohol...

 
 
 
Risotto al Nero

RISOTTO AL NERO

Typical to Venezia, this flavorful recipe for black risotto with squid ink and shrimp incorporates ingredients that are readily available...

Runway Report: Gypsy Grunge at Nicole Miller

RUNWAY REPORT: GYPSY GRUNGE AT NICOLE MILLER

Imagine a downtown girl who gets her tarot cards read, then keeps the night going as she dances and drinks the night away: This is...

 
 
 
Southern Strawberry Sweet Tea

SOUTHERN STRAWBERRY SWEET TEA

This Southern Strawberry Sweet Tea from My Incredible Recipes is one of the most delicious summertime drink recipes that you will every...

10 Things to Know About Zima

10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ZIMA

The ultimate Gen X drink is returning to fuel your nightmares Like its equally transparent younger sibling Crystal Pepsi, the citrus-flavored...

 
 
 
Rant: The Boston Wine Expo Wine's I Disliked

RANT: THE BOSTON WINE EXPO WINE'S I DISLIKED

This past weekend, I spent two days sampling wines, spirits, and food at the Boston Wine Expo , tasting about 175 wines and spirits....

Should You Be Drinking Makgeolli?

SHOULD YOU BE DRINKING MAKGEOLLI?

How one Seattle brewer hopes to make Korean liquor big in America If you're not Korean and you've heard of makgeolli , it may have...

 
 
 
Fruit Is Attracting New People to Craft Beer

FRUIT IS ATTRACTING NEW PEOPLE TO CRAFT BEER

There was a time where I cringed at the sight of a raspberry wheat or berry blonde beer. I just thought it was too dainty and affected,...

Every U.S. President's Taste in Alcohol, Ranked

EVERY U.S. PRESIDENT'S TASTE IN ALCOHOL, RANKED

Let's put policy aside and get down to brass tacks: How well did our presidents know their way around a good drink? I consulted Mark...