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An Illustrated Guide to Merlot

An Illustrated Guide to Merlot

It’s time to settle this once and for all: Merlot is not a subpar grape variety and yes, you should be drinking it. After the Sideways Effect of 2004, Merlot went through some serious trauma, thanks to Paul Giamatti’s character’s snobby Merlot-based remarks. However, Merlot is responsible for making some of the best wines in […]

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5 Mouthwatering Summer Martinis

5 Mouthwatering Summer Martinis

When it comes to iconic cocktails, the Martini reigns king. Its basic composition of gin/vodka and dry vermouth make this simple yet sophisticated cocktail a staple at any reputable bar. With summer officially here, there’s never been a better time to play up fun, fruit-forward variations on this quintessential drink. We’ve rounded up five of […]

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3 Dram-Worthy Date Nights For Whiskey Lovers

3 Dram-Worthy Date Nights For Whiskey Lovers

If you’re a loyal VinePair reader, there’s at least a small chance that you’re not just a whiskey lover, but that you’re part of a whiskey-loving couple. If that’s the case, something you should definitely be doing is incorporating your shared love of whiskey into your date nights. Nothing says ”I love you” like a good […]

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