As the autumnal equinox draws near and once-green leaves begin to change color, it seems like the perfect time to explore hard cider. While boozy, apple-based beverages might seem like an all-American tradition, Spain, France, Germany, Austria, the United Kingdom, and beyond also have long traditions of cider production in unique regional styles. Perhaps the […]
Pumpkin beer is divisive. Mocked by many but purchased by millions, the category perplexes retailers, brewers, and consumers alternatively delighted and overwhelmed by all-pumpkin everything. In the spirit of giving the people what they do (and do not) want, we gathered 28 pumpkin beers and ciders to create the one and only ranking you need.
Let’s be honest, there’s really only one good reason to celebrate kissing the summer months goodbye, and that’s the return of our favorite fall flavors. After three months of endless rosé and high acid whites, we’re ready to welcome back reds and and revel in some savory food and wine pairings. As the weather chills down, […]
It’s November, and for most of the U.S., that means fall is in full swing and restauranteurs are ditching butter lettuce and heirloom tomatoes in favor of root vegetables and fall mushrooms. Likewise, mineral-driven whites are (sadly) disappearing from store displays and Beaujolais Nouveau is getting all the hype that once surrounded White Girl Rosé.
It’s fall and that means pumpkins are everywhere, leaves are falling and people are building tablescapes out of decorative gourds. It also means a lot of your friends are probably drinking hard cider. But what if you’re new to the whole cider craze? How do you get into cider and look like you know what […]
Fall is a double-edged sword. Sure we have beautiful, fall weather and a reason to drink all things pumpkin, but with fall comes something way greater than a pricey latte. It’s a season so dangerous, the kids these day have a name for it — ”Cuffing Season.” Cuffing Season is the phenomenon where those young […]
Fall is one of the best reasons to visit wine country. Not only are the wineries in full swing—crushing grapes, making wine, and filling the air with delicious smells—but the leaves are finally changing, delivering some of the most picturesque views you can find in the fall. While all wineries are beautiful during harvest, there are […]
Pumpkin beer is polarizing, you either love it or hate it. So we brought in Zach Mack of Alphabet City Beer Co. in New York City to suggest pumpkin beers that even a hater will enjoy.
Châteauneuf-Du-Pape is one of the most celebrated wine regions in France. It is famous for its powerful red wines made from a blend of up to 18 different grapes, though often Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre are the only three grapes used. While this region in Southern Rhône used to fly somewhat under the radar, especially […]