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This Vodka is Sustainable Thanks to Stale Twinkies

This Vodka is Sustainable Thanks to Stale Twinkies

Vodka is tasteless (barring flavored vodkas) and can be made from any number of things. Milk, carrots, quinoa — wherever there are fresh ingredients, there are people making vodka from those fresh ingredients. However, Misadventure and Company out of San Diego, California is looking past fresh and straight to food waste. Co-owners Sam Chereskin and Whitney […]

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These Rosé Wine Pouches Are Capri Sun For Adults

These Rosé Wine Pouches Are Capri Sun For Adults

Just when you thought rosé couldn’t get any more fun, a new beverage appears on the scene: the rosé wine pouch. Childhood nostalgia meets summer’s favorite adult beverage with Electric Rosé, the portable, corkscrew-free pouch ready to be thrown into a purse or backpack for rosé on the go.

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This California Businessman Thinks Weed Farms Will Ruin the Taste of Wine

This California Businessman Thinks Weed Farms Will Ruin the Taste of Wine

Winemakers worry about anything that could negatively affect the quality of their grapes. That usually includes less than optimal seasonal conditions, wildfires, insects, fungi, and animals. However, Robert Patrick, the CEO of the chamber of commerce of Lodi, California winemaking region, is worried about another possible culprit: large-scale marijuana production. The Central Valley is not […]

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Jennifer Lawrence Wants to Take a California Wine Trip With You

Jennifer Lawrence Wants to Take a California Wine Trip With You

Have you ever wanted to hang out and drink wine with a celebrity for a good cause? Good news, because that’s exactly what Jennifer Lawrence has in mind. JLaw has teamed up with Represent.Us — a grassroots campaign that raises money to combat political corruption, promote competitive and equitable elections, and to make sure our […]

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This Dream Job Pays You to Drink Beer

This Dream Job Pays You to Drink Beer

You love to drink beer, and you wish you could make a living sipping on a cold one. Becoming a cicerone or a brewer is a romantic idea, but both have a steep learning curve. Thankfully, there happens to be something in between. Researchers at the University of Nottingham are looking for professional beer tasters.

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New Study Says Beer Makes You More Creative

New Study Says Beer Makes You More Creative

Grab a beer before your next meeting or deadline. A new study from the University of Graz in Austria found that a pint of beer boosts creativity. “Alcohol is so linked with creativity,” lead author of the study, Mathias Benedek, said according to The Independent. “Previous research has found almost half of the great writers […]

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