While most Americans rightfully associate Germany with its wonderful beer, you might be surprised to learn that the country is the world’s tenth largest producer of wine. Given how much wine Germany produces, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there’s much more to German wine than the sweet Rieslings (Blue Nun anyone?) American wine consumers often […]
At VinePair we always encourage you to drink what you like, and we certainly hope that you’re drinking what you’re drinking because you know, you actually like it – not just to get drunk. That said, we’ve all made poor decisions in our lives…and some of them have involved alcohol. All bad decisions have consequences, […]
A day at the football stadium usually starts with a pregame tailgate, and for good reason — the prices of your basic macro lagers at NFL stadiums range from high to levels that would probably be considered price gouging in the wake of a natural disaster.
What’s the most popular liquor brand in the world? If you guessed something you can find at a typical American bar, you guessed wrong. When it comes to volume, no one drinks quite like Koreans — so it’s no surprise their national drink of choice, soju, took the global top spot (and #4 spot) in […]
The National Institutes of Health recently published updated state drinking data — which means it’s time to take a look at which states are drinking a lot, and which states aren’t. The maps below, for wine, beer, and spirits, use government collected data. You’ll notice that per capita consumption includes everyone 14 years and up, […]
If you read VinePair, you know that we love to pair cheap fast food with fine wines. Since no fast food chain in America allows you to bring in your own bottle (as far as we know), when we drink while eating fast food, it’s always takeout. We’re not holding our breath on corkage fees at Wendy’s, but […]
Chances are, if you’re reading this you’re already a devout #WineLover. But beyond vino just being plain delicious, it also packs in quite a few health benefits. This miracle juice basically enhances your brain power and your slay power. Find out how wine makes you smart, creative, and attractive.
Whiskey — with an e only in America and Japan — has been enjoying a decade-long resurgence in the U.S. and around the world. From the roaring growth of Irish whiskey, led by Jameson, to Johnnie Walker’s $5.3 billion haul in 2014, the world is drinking a whole lot whiskey. There’s never been a better time to […]
Heading to the ballpark is the quintessential American summertime activity — whether with friends, family or both. A day or evening at the ballpark offers up a few hours of outdoor fun, and of course an opportunity to have more than a beer or two. But washing down those pretzels, peanuts, and hot dogs is […]
If you’re like us, when you travel to a new city, discovering the local drinking scene — bars, breweries and the occasional urban winery — are at the top of your to-do list. Those of us who’ve been lucky enough to hop around the globe know that prices of life’s staples beer can vary widely.