Pouring Champagne on your phone a la Lil Wayne is so 2016. If you’ve got excess, excess income and sparkling to spare, it’s apparently time to upgrade to a Bubbly Blaster. According to the Bubbly Blaster website, the water-gun-esque contraption is “fun for any occasion.” Basically, what they’re saying is, festival season will never be […]
In the February/March 2019 issue of Great Lakes Brewing News, a regional print newspaper covering the beer industry, publisher Bill Metzger penned a salacious column that repeatedly demeans women. “In the age of #metoo … the pendulum has swung to far,” he writes.
Updated on 2019-02-13
Bachelor star Colton Underwood is handing out more than roses this season — this month, he launched a rosé for a good cause. Underwood, a former football linebacker and current Bachelor 23, teamed up with Carboy Winery of Littleton, Colo. to release 65 Roses Rosé through the Colton Underwood Legacy Foundation, a non-profit funding research […]
According to the Distilled Spirits Council, Americans purchased 17.2 million 9-liter cases of tequila in 2017, and exports from Mexico to the U.S. increased nearly 200 percent in the last 10 years. Ultra-high-end brands like Patrón and Casa Noble are leading this growth — some offering bottles priced in the thousands — but there are […]
”Champagne is just wine,” physicist Roberto Zenit said. “What makes it special is the carbonation.” It’s true: We love our bubbles. In 2017, the world guzzled 544 million bottles ($913 million) of Prosecco, 307 million bottles ($5.6 billion) of Champagne, and approximately 550 billion bottles ($661 billion) of beer. Although fermentation naturally imparts some carbonation […]
Updated on 2019-02-12
Chrissy Teigen is a busy woman. The model, cookbook author, and fast food queen is truly a model citizen. Sometimes, she’s just like us — like on Sunday night, when she stayed home to watch the Grammys. What did she do instead of attending? A makeup tutorial, of course – all while sipping some wine.
Updated on 2019-02-11
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district and social media personality better known to the Internet as “AOC,” impressed her Twitter followers on Monday morning with a list of “Cocktails for the Revolution” that defend the Green New Deal with a twist of humor and a dash of wisdom.
Updated on 2019-02-08
San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing laid the groundwork for what could become a historical moment in the American beer industry on Thursday, when it announced it is unionizing. The union drive began its public phase on Thursday, Splinter reports. Anchor’s unionization comes as employees are feeling the tightening grip of “corporatization,” Splinter reports. Anchor sold to Sapporo […]
Firestone Walker has grapes and grains in its veins. Founded on the plot of a family vineyard in the midst of California’s Central Coast Wine Country in 1996, the brand began fermenting beer in oak casks and continues to draw inspiration from winemaking. Today, the Paso Robles-based brewery is also known for a dizzying array […]