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Trump Winery Boycott Leads to Rush on Trump Wines

Trump Winery Boycott Leads to Rush on Trump Wines

A proposed supermarket boycott that carries wines from Trump Winery ended in a sellout. In mid February, members of the National Organization for Women called for people to boycott Wegmans Food Markets until it stops carrying Trump-branded wines in it’s Virginia stores. Instead, Trump wines sold out and won’t be replaced for another couple months, […]

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Why Don’t People Spit at Beer and Liquor Tastings?

Why Don’t People Spit at Beer and Liquor Tastings?

In winery tasting rooms across the country, spit buckets line the bar. Whether people use them or not, the simple presence of the buckets means the expectation is there. But for some reason, you don’t see spit buckets in a brewery, and ditto at liquor tastings. Whether it’s served in cocktails or neat, there are no spit buckets.

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A Flood of Pappy Van Winkle is Coming

A Flood of Pappy Van Winkle is Coming

Kentucky may soon be awash in rare, expensive bourbon. The Kentucky House Committee recently passed a bill allowing individuals to sell unopened vintage bottles of whiskey to stores and restaurants. The bill opens up the already booming bourbon market. Individuals with decades old bottles now have a legal way of cashing in that doesn’t rely […]

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Russian Life Hack: Vodka Deodorizes Clothing

Russian Life Hack: Vodka Deodorizes Clothing

Broadway actors know their smelly clothes. They perform in the same outfit night after night with little time to do the dry cleaning. Fortunately there’s a boozy deodorizing solution: vodka. That’s right, vodka. None other than Channing Tatum’s favorite spirit. All it takes to make musty clothes smell better is some vodka spritzed from a […]

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