I’ve lived in my apartment for 10 years, but soon I’ll be moving. As I’ve been clearing out my storage, I’m finding a lot of old stuff and trying to remember how I came into possession of it. When I came across my pasta bowl filled with wine corks, fuzzy memories started to materialize, and […]
If you’re a fan of spirits, it’s highly possible that you’ve had one or two that’ve been flavored before – even Fireball counts! – but did you know you could make your own version of cranberry-flavored vodka or jalapeño infused tequila?
When was the last time you were really wowed at a party? You may have had fun, but after a while, don’t all parties start to seem the same? Chances are you enjoy yourself, but never quite feel spectacular. Well, it’s time to think outside the box…and not just outside the box of wine! Imagine a […]
Don your most extravagant hats and charming pastels, because Easter brunch is coming up. Whether you’re celebrating with friends or just trying to get through a family meal, one thing is abundantly clear: you’re going to need booze. But forget drinking a mimosa for the ten-thousandth time and up your game with these five original, […]
Bitters: A Brief History From classics like The Manhattan to inventive, elaborate concoctions, plenty of cocktails call for bitters. But what exactly are bitters, and why would you want them in your drink? In short, bitters consist of liquor that’s sharply flavored with herbs and plant elements. As is the case with plenty of vices, […]
Savory cocktails have been all the rage lately. Some restaurants are even taking it to the extreme, making cocktails with beef broth. While it may seem strange to add vegetal or salty elements to your drinks, herbs can actually give your cocktail a delicious, full flavor that makes it seem more like a meal than […]
As consumers of wine, we love when we’re able to enjoy not only the contents of our wine bottles, but the bottles and corks as well. Wine bottles and corks are the perfect canvas for decorating and a fun vessel for letting your creative juices flow.
Here at VinePair, we’re always looking for interesting ways to recycle the remains from a night of drinking wine. And, as I noted in June, while I love the idea of being crafty, I rarely find the time to be as creative as I want to be. That said, a recent Etsy exploration may have […]
Sometimes a wine leaves such an impression on you that you want to remember that wine forever. While there are lots of ways to keep track of the wines you’ve drunk, from mobile scanning apps to good old fashioned wine journals, sometimes it’s fun to take an artistic approach. Doing something crafty with the label […]