This Chef Says the Secret to Great Chili Is Bud Light Lime

This Chef Says the Secret to Great Chili Is Bud Light Lime

There are some who say Bud Light Lime has no place in their fridge. Those people apparently aren’t interested in eating well. According to Epicurious, the much-maligned beer is a surprisingly versatile ingredient in cooking. Mixing up a batch of chili? Add Bud Light Lime. Frying chicken? Bud Light Lime makes a crunchy, flavorful batter. […]

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This Supermarket Is Selling Rosé So Cheap, They’re Practically Giving it Away

This Supermarket Is Selling Rosé So Cheap, They’re Practically Giving it Away

Get ready: Lidl, a mid-Atlantic grocery store chain and budding Aldi rival, is launching a massive wine sale. Starting Thursday, May 17, the discount German supermarket is offering up to 30 percent off of a selection of over 30 bottles of red, white, and rosé wines. The week-long deal applies to mix and match six-packs […]

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Alto Adige – Südtirol 101

Archetypal images of Italian wine regions showcase rolling vineyards interspersed with olive trees and warm, sunny climates. This is not Alto Adige – Südtirol. Backdropped by stunning, snow-capped mountains, this northerly region is more evocative of Austria than Tuscany, putting a twist on a typical Italian region.

Report: Japanese Whisky Might Soon be Extinct

Report: Japanese Whisky Might Soon be Extinct

Empty shelves have become the norm at Japanese liquor stores that stock Hibiki, Yamazaki and other premium Japanese whiskies. According to a recent article in the Nikkei Asian Review, the duty-free shop at the Haneda Airport usually sells out of their small stock of Hibiki within ten minutes. In other words, if you don’t have […]

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Seven Mexican Lagers, Blind Tasted and Ranked From Bad to Bueno

Seven Mexican Lagers, Blind Tasted and Ranked From Bad to Bueno

Mexican lagers taste like the weekend. Not just when the fifth of May falls on a Saturday, either. Cracking open an ice-cold Corona or straight-from-the-cooler Tecate is reminiscent of beach trips, cookouts, game days, and sunny afternoons doing or avoiding yard work. The category gets its crisp, light flavor profile from the German-style Vienna lager […]

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The 25 Best Rosé Wines of 2018

The 25 Best Rosé Wines of 2018

With skyrocketing sales and tireless marketing, rosé is a 21st-century American success story. Previous generations of star-spangled wine consumers dismissed it as too French, too gendered, or too reminiscent of black-sheep White Zinfandel. Of course that’s all grainy, black-and-white history now. In our rosy-hued present, pink wines have come to symbolize “all that is good about […]

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The ‘Tequila Train’ Is Now Boarding In Napa Valley

The ‘Tequila Train’ Is Now Boarding In Napa Valley

The Napa Valley Wine Train is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with the Tequila Train, a three-hour rail ride through the Napa Valley featuring an extended tasting with Casa Dragones. Fear not: This is not the tequila of sugary fuelled margaritas, according to event organizers. ”You can leave your lime wedges and salt shakers at home,” […]

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