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.
In 2014, the world’s ten largest beer exporting countries pumped out 75% of the $13.4 billion worth of beer exported around the world (roughly $10 billion). We took a close look at these ten countries, and each of their ten thirstiest customers. And when we say thirsty, we mean thirsty. The top ten export markets […]
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 […]
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.
For a long time Champagne was the only ”good” sparkling wine that most Americans drank. Those days are long gone; today there’s a good chance you’ll see good Italian Proseccos and Spanish Cavas on wine lists and at your local wine shop. But what are the differences between these three popular sparklers? The chart below reveals the […]
American Barbecue is currently experiencing a renaissance. It’s one of America’s true indigenous cuisines, and just like America, there is a cornucopia of varying flavors and styles. Everyone has a favorite, but thanks to the popularity of ‘Que, these varying flavors have expanded well beyond the regions that have made them famous and you can […]
Whether you’re looking to lose weight, or just not wake up one day looking at a ’dad bod’ in the mirror, the eight cocktails below — and their many variations, often sold at chain restaurants and bars — are ones you definitely want to avoid. The culprit in most? Sweet, sugar-packed mixers.
Last spring the phrase ”Yes Way Rosé” (#yeswayrosé) seemingly exploded out of nowhere. By the end of the summer, the New York Post’s Page Six was hyperventilating over an imminent shortage of rosé in the Hamptons. Had an insatiable demand for rosé suddenly exploded out of nowhere, leading to a run on the pink booze bank? Yes and no. What […]