Spain’s Rule-Breaking White Rioja Gets a Second Life Thanks to Sherry and a Nosy American Journalist

Spain’s Rule-Breaking White Rioja Gets a Second Life Thanks to Sherry and a Nosy American Journalist

When VinePair included CVNE’s 2014 Monopole Clasico in our 50 Best wines of 2018, we described the white Rioja as a “unicorn” of a wine. And we didn’t use the descriptor lightly. The bone-dry, savory blend truly is one of a kind, both in terms of its flavor and unique elaboration. Pronounced “coo-nay,” and an […]

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Metallica Releases ‘Enter Night’ Pilsner in Collaboration with Stone Brewing

Metallica Releases ‘Enter Night’ Pilsner in Collaboration with Stone Brewing

Hot on the tails of its 2018 foray into the whiskey business, Metallica has released its very own beer in collaboration with Stone Brewing imprint Arrogant Consortia. The partnership’s “Enter Night” Pilsner is available nationwide, and is set to launch internationally this spring, according to apress release. The 5.7-percent ABV brew is rolling out in […]

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The World’s Top 10 Wine Destinations for 2019

The World’s Top 10 Wine Destinations for 2019

With over 70 wine-producing nations worldwide, and innumerable subregions and appellations, choosing where to take your next wine-fueled vacation can be tricky. To create the ultimate list of wine travel destinations for 2019, we analyzed trends and tourism developments worldwide. We love Napa, Bordeaux, and Tuscany, but we wanted to highlight regions beyond those usual […]

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Drake Launches His Own Champagne Brand

Drake Launches His Own Champagne Brand

Canadian rapper Aubrey “Drake” Graham made good on his Instagram handle recently with the launch of a new Champagne brand, Mod Sélection. The singer, known on the social media platform as “@champagnepapi,” teamed up with California drinks entrepreneur Brent Hocking to release the range, the Drinks Business reports. Mod Sélection’s range currently includes two non-vintage […]

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This Brewery Recycles Christmas Trees to Brew Its Winter IPA

This Brewery Recycles Christmas Trees to Brew Its Winter IPA

With all the advice about how to eat healthily and cure our hangovers, January is hard enough without having to trip over discarded Christmas trees around every corner. This won’t be a problem for Netherlands residents this year, however, thanks to an innovative initiative from one Dutch brewer. Amsterdam-based Lowlander Beer is collecting used Christmas […]

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Goose Island Offering Free Beer For a Year If You Can Make a 43-Yard Field Goal

Goose Island Offering Free Beer For a Year If You Can Make a 43-Yard Field Goal

Chicago brewery Goose Island, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has called upon “armchair kickers” to prove their prowess from 43 yards, after the city’s football team witnessed an agonizing end to their season Sunday night, when Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey epically missed a field goal. While a place in the postseason is out of […]

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