Two years ago, partners Greg Boehm and Zachary Sharaga were getting ready to open their celebrated cocktail bar Mace in Manhattan, along with one of the five most legendary bartenders in New York, their head bartender, Nico de Soto. But Greg’s mom had an idea: Instead of rushing to get the bar open in December, why not open […]
Welcome to the holidays, friends and soothsayers. The nimble new moon that came into the night sky on November 29 is bringing people of all stripes and signs into December refreshed and ready to start anew. Now we can all wade into the time of Sagittarius with gumption and a fresh drink in our hand […]
If you love whiskey, you know that there’s a lot going on in the glass. Depending on what you’re drinking, you can pick up notes of caramel and vanilla. Sometimes your drink is sweet, other times it’s spicy or smoky. But do you know why you pick up those flavors? Science. That’s why you need […]
Wine and Thanksgiving is the perfect combination and while you might instinctively think your go-to bottle should be of the red variety, white wine – especially German Riesling – is actually a perfect accompaniment to the entire Thanksgiving meal. Watch the video above and learn all about how to expertly pair white wine with every […]
Regardless of where you’ll wind up on Thanksgiving, you’re going to need a drink. And depending on the situation or company you find yourself with, that drink you’ll need is going to differ significantly. But don’t sweat having to figure it out on your own. Use our decision tree below and wind up with the […]
It seemed as though the election results were barely in before a terrifying thought occurred to us all. Whether we were horrified by the results or enraptured by them, it seemed like we were all instantly, nationally consumed by a new dread: Thanksgiving. On top of all the usual family drama, we now have Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to […]
Few wines are as polarizing as Beaujolais Nouveau: It’s either totally your thing, or you absolutely can’t abide it. We’ve compiled Google search data from 2015 to determine which states love it and which hate it. Find out which you’re in, and whether your tastes align with those of your state.
In the world of craft cocktails, there was before Sasha Petraske and after Sasha Petraske. When the famed bartender died at the tender age of 42 last year, he left the world altered for his impact upon it.
Let’s be honest, Book Club is really Wine Club, because even if you didn’t read the actual book, you can always read the wine labels while everyone else participates in a lively discussion. And there is nothing better to accompany that delicious spread of food wine than a Verdejo from Rueda. Here’s how you put it […]
Thanks to vodka’s reputation as the tasteless alcohol that’s perfect for shots or as a base for an easy-drinking cocktail, many might mistake it for being a ”simple” liquor. But in fact, there is a lot to know about vodka.