10 African American Winemakers Everyone Should Know

10 African American Winemakers Everyone Should Know

If you’re raising a toast to honor Black History Month, we’ve got some recommendations to fill your glass. Black winegrowers and winemakers may still be in the minority in the industry (even in 2017!), but their wines attract major recognition. We’ve rounded up some of the most notable African American winemakers in the country, from […]

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Every U.S. President’s Taste in Alcohol, Ranked

Every U.S. President’s Taste in Alcohol, Ranked

Let’s put policy aside and get down to brass tacks: How well did our presidents know their way around a good drink? I consulted Mark Will-Weber’s guide to learn about favorite Oval Office libations, and this definitive* ranking will tell you who’s best to hang with at a party. (*Just kidding, it’s completely subjective. Come […]

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How Happy Hour Became a Tool for Feminist Revolution

How Happy Hour Became a Tool for Feminist Revolution

What if you could order a side of social justice with your half-price IPA at Happy Hour? Your local watering hole may shed more light on cultural trends than you think. Throughout history, there are some interesting parallels between our favorite bar tradition and women’s fight for equal rights. “Happy Hour” initially had little to […]

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Alcohol and Teething: An Oral History

Alcohol and Teething: An Oral History

Most new parents probably hear the same advice when their babies start teething. “Rub a little whiskey on her gums,” friends and family say with a wink. “You’ll both sleep better.” I took it as a joke (and it was probably meant that way), but offering liquor to fussy or teething babies has a more […]

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