Some things just go hand in hand: wine and cheese, beer and pizza, bourbon and the Kentucky Derby. Held every year in Louisville on the first Saturday of the month of May, the Derby is the grand finale of the two-week festival leading up to the big event.
Spring is finally here and we’re gearing up to celebrate the most important women in our lives — our wonderful moms. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we decided to actually start planning ahead (for once!) to give our moms the best day yet. Between abundant sunshine, sensational spring weather, and the fact that […]
When it comes to quality rum, we recommend setting the sugary mixers aside and enjoying this delicious spirit on its own. It’s the best way to truly experience all that it has to offer. When looking for good-quality rum, you’re going to want to look to the sun-soaked Caribbean with its plethora of distilleries and bottles.
When it comes to summertime day drinking, few beverages are as appropriate as a radler. A radler, if you don’t already know, is a mix of beer and citrus juice or soda that was popularized in Europe. It’s not too dissimilar to a shandy (which is also great in the summer). Radlers are usually an easy drinking […]
Over the past couple of decades, Pinot Grigio has acquired a bad rep for itself. After realizing consumers’ recognition of the varietal, many producers jumped onto the PG bandwagon, making mass-produced, low-quality wines to sell at a bargain price. In short, Pinot Grigio became synonymous with crappy $10 magnums of white that your mother purchased […]
Deciding which beer to drink in March can be a difficult feat. We’re anxious to crack open those crisp kolsches and pale ales to welcome in the warm weather, but let’s be honest: It doesn’t really feel like spring yet. On the other hand, we’re definitely past the days of thick stouts and warming porters. […]
March is one of the most frustrating months of the year. In our minds, spring has arrived, though more likely than not, the temperatures still feel like winter. We’re sick of hibernating indoors and sipping fuller-bodied reds, craving the long ago days of summer sun and lighter-bodied vinos. However, March doesn’t have to be so […]
Scotland gets a lot of the credit when it comes to whisky making, but there’s another whiskey (with an “e”) powerhouse right next door: Ireland. Irish whiskey isn’t just for picklebacks. Whether you want something you can sip straight, on the rocks, shoot out of a shot glass, or mix into cocktails, there’s an Irish […]
There are certain occasions in life — moving in with a significant other, traveling to a foreign country, giving a wedding gift — that just cry out for a gorgeous bottle of wine. But unlike birthdays or anniversaries, these are occasions that call for a bottle you may not want to drink right away. The idea of […]