Send all questions to email@example.com I’m really cheap but I don’t want anyone to know. What is a wine I can bring to a party that SEEMS expensive and tastes good but is ACTUALLY really cheap, but is obscure enough that no one will know how cheap it is (no Two Buck Chuck please)?
Piedmont is best known for Nebbiolo, the famous grape that goes into Barolo and Barbaresco. But Barbera has been making a name for itself for quite some time as a grape just as worthy of your attention. You might not age Barbera for decades like you would a fine Nebbiolo, but you’d be hard-pressed to find […]
Send all queries to: firstname.lastname@example.org A guy at a party I attended brought his own beer. But he only brought enough for himself. There is no way he could have brought enough for everyone, since there were 30 people at the dinner, and it’s a really expensive beer that he has imported. Was this a big […]
Easy-drinking, soothing reds are perfect for a winter night. I’m talking about that time of year when you make a stew or roast not only because it’s a warming meal, but also because allowing the oven to run for a few hours helps to warm your cold home. For these types of meals, you need […]
Send all queries to: email@example.com If a bartender gives you a free drink, do you still have to tip him or her? One generally receives a free drink from the bartender either during happy hour, or when the establishment deems you’ve been a good enough customer to earn a buy back. The buy back usually […]
It’s pretty safe to say that 2016 was quite a year, in more ways than one. And while most of us are more than ready to move on to 2017, there were many things that happened this year that impacted the way we enjoy a daily drink.
Send all queries to: firstname.lastname@example.org My wife bought us one of those all-inclusive deals at a club for New Year’s Eve. Do I tip for every drink? Or a total amount at the end? How much? New Year’s Eve is the one time of year when you’re usually more likely to encounter a prix-fix menu with […]
Are there really raw eggs in eggnog? Am I going to get sick drinking this drink? If you’re buying eggnog in the store and simply adding your own alcohol, or if you’re drinking it sans booze, it’s completely safe to drink; it’s already been pasteurized. But if you’re making the drink from scratch, you’re going to need […]
Pinot Grigio often gets a bad rap, and for the most part, it’s deserved. Due to its popularity in the world of white wine, much of what’s available to most people at an accessible price is mass- produced, full of sugar, and pretty terrible.