Right now, the entire East Coast is blanketed in snow. Some people don’t have power and that means they don’t have heat, but guess what, neither did your ancestors, and do you know how they survived blizzards in the olden days? That’s right, with booze. They don’t call it putting on an alcohol sweater for […]
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As the east coast braces for what is predicted to be one of the worst blizzards in recent memory, it’s nice to remember what else comes with these types of storms, and that’s winter beauty. And what’s more beautiful than a wedding…at a winery. A little digging revealed these lovely moments, we only wish we […]
If you grew up in the U.S. in the eighties and nineties, chances are you only came in contact with Bartenura Moscato if you also happened to live in a Jewish household. For many American Jews, Bartenura was that sweet kosher wine in the blue bottle that would often make an appearance at holiday gatherings […]
Of all the Cabernet Sauvignons with cult followings that are made in California’s Napa Valley, it often appears none is more famous than Screaming Eagle. The wine consistently receives rave reviews from critics, and it is often the most sought-after wine made in America.
You open a bottle of wine, and something just seems off, maybe the wine is a bit corked, or it’s simply past its prime, the wine may even have a reddish brown hue to it, indicating its age. Regardless of what’s wrong with it, you decide to drink it anyway – hey, it may be […]
While we normally like to highlight wine accessories with a sense of style, the same cannot be said for the six accessories on this list. They may not even seem real, but they are, and they’re all available for purchase on Amazon (some of them can even be shipped to you for free if you […]
Going to the bar for a drink, whether alone or with friends, is a great way to spend a night out, but that night can quickly be ruined when you come in contact with any of the following people. These are the people who can destroy one of your favorite spots or help ensure you never return […]
One of our favorite desserts at the end of a long meal is an affogato. The flavors of the espresso meld perfectly with the vanilla ice cream to create a creamy dessert that’s easy to make, yet impressive nonetheless.
Different drinks and different situations call for different tips when you’re at the bar, but it’s tough to know what tip is expected for each drink. While there are exceptions to every rule — particularly when it comes to local customs — we’ve outlined some ’best practices’ for proper tipping, along with why you should tip a […]