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Grapes You Don’t Know But Should: Verdicchio

Grapes You Don’t Know But Should: Verdicchio

Tired of the same old glass of Sauvignon Blanc at the end of the day? While we do hold this classic varietal dear to our hearts (hello, Sancerre!), there is a plethora of white varietals in the world to explore. When looking for a new white wine to try, Italy is a great place to […]

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What the Hell is Pulque?

What the Hell is Pulque?

No, that creamy white beverage placed in front of you at your favorite Mexican spot is not milk for your coffee — and no, it’s not RumChata, either. This mystery milky beverage is pulque, one of Mexico’s most historic drinks. Its sour, yeasty flavors have become super popular nowadays among mezcal and tequila lovers alike. […]

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Brad and Angelina Decide Against Selling Winery

Brad and Angelina Decide Against Selling Winery

Brangelina wine lovers can all breathe a huge le sigh of relief; Chateau Miraval, the separated couple’s Provencal wine estate, will not be sold after all. As reported by Drinks Business, Marc Perrin, owner and winemaker at Miraval states “The rumours about the sale of the domaine are false. It is an investment for the […]

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How to Brew the Perfect Pour-Over Coffee

How to Brew the Perfect Pour-Over Coffee

In a world of Nespresso, Keurig, french press and good old-fashioned drip machines, your next cup of coffee generally isn’t too far away (insert praise emoji). Though the question is, just how good is that next cup of coffee going to be? We certainly all have our preferences, but we believe that more often than […]

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Study Shows Alcohol Could Actually Improve Memory

Study Shows Alcohol Could Actually Improve Memory

Lived through too many booze-induced, hazy nights to deem them true? Well, contrary to popular belief, alcohol may actually be beneficial to our memory. According to a recent study published in Psychopharmacology, participants who consumed alcohol after witnessing a crime actually recalled details during a testimony better than their completely sober counterparts.

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