New York City’s best bartenders don’t have a lot of time off. But when they do get a chance to go out, they know the best bars, the best places to eat, and all the late-night spots. In VinePair’s new Night Out series, we’ll be speaking with some of the top bartenders in the city […]
Looking for a 48-hour getaway full of jazzy music, versatile cuisine, and endless amounts of flowing booze? Catch the next flight into Louis Armstrong Airport to check out our favorite city of the South, New Orleans (though that’s Nawlins, if you’re speaking like a local). While New Orleans is known for being a cocktail mecca, […]
Regardless of where you’ll wind up on Thanksgiving, you’re going to need a drink. And depending on the situation or company you find yourself with, that drink you’ll need is going to differ significantly. But don’t sweat having to figure it out on your own. Use our decision tree below and wind up with the […]
If you’ve never been to a Historically Black College or University — such as Hampton University or Norfolk State — you may not be aware that we’re in the midst of the most important season of the academic year: Homecoming. Homecoming at an HBCU is basically a national holiday that must be observed with the […]
The Kentucky Derby is America’s greatest sports-party event. The Super Bowl gets all the attention, because it happens in early February when there are few other reasons to live, and because it’s preceded by an interminable buildup that resembles a presidential election campaign in its tedium and duration.
It’s always prudent to do a bit of research before running head-first into the brick wall of intimidation that is Scotch purchasing. Maybe you learn about the way Scotch is produced. Maybe you’ll read up on the characteristics of the different regions. But one thing even the most studious among us forget is how very […]
Bordeaux has always had a great reputation as a premier region for wine – perhaps even the world’s best – but it hasn’t always had such a great reputation when it comes to being a must-visit destination for travel.
Chances are you’ve been in a situation where you’ve been out having a few drinks with friends, and someone finally gets up to use the restroom. At that point, he or she is admonished as being the first person to “break the seal.” After that first bathroom trip, said individual will be back and forth to […]
President’s Day is a holiday that has lost some of its luster over the years. The day was originally designed to commemorate George Washington’s birthday, and it was moved in the late 1960s under “The Uniform Monday Holiday Act” so we could have more three-day weekends…well, or at least so that government workers could have […]