When you think of sipping wine on a hot summer day, what do you picture? Chilled Pinot Grigio and rosé, of course. But what about chilled red? As you may have heard by now, chilling any red wine is awesome. But there’s one particular light and fizzy red that’s perfect for summer: Lambrusco. Lambrusco wine […]
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In the opening scene of the Godfather Part II (1974) we see a scrub brush desert-like landscape as a funeral march enters stage left. Somber music emanates from the procession as the funeral winds its way through piles of rocks, long fallen from yonder hill. It’s a stark, desolate landscape and for many, this is […]
In all likelihood you or someone you know is a big fan of Sauvignon Blanc, but hates Chardonnay or vice versa. And it’s true that you could prefer one of these wines to the other, as in their most extreme forms, they’re not at all similar. Yet there are some commonalities in the more restrained versions […]
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 […]
Recently, Uproot Wines, a young, hip winemaking company based in Napa, ran a widely seen ad on the web that caused a stir. The advertisement was designed to play on certain gender stereotypes.
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 […]
So, here’s the thing about rye whiskey: it’s not terribly common for small brands to produce it. Rye has gained a reputation as being harsh, and to an extent it’s fallen out of American favor. But it’s coming back in style, especially with the rise of America’s craft cocktail culture. Still, a lot of the […]
We know, we know – there’s no such thing as leftover wine. But you know what remains after you’ve downed a bunch of vino? The bottles and the corks! While you can try your hand at selling bottles and corks, why not fashion them into something beautiful (and useful) around the house? Check out these five DIY bottle […]
No West Coast vacation is more romanticized than a drive down California State Route 1, the Pacific Coast Highway – or PCH for those in the know. But while the scenery is primarily what people talk about when it comes to California’s Central Coast, at this moment the region is also producing some of the […]
Everyone loves a good movie bar scene. Whether it’s a romantic pick-up scene or a burly brawl, there’s nothing quite like watching drama unfold against a boozy backdrop.