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Why Only Trashy Wine Bars Give You Giant Pours

Why Only Trashy Wine Bars Give You Giant Pours

If a goblet filled with seven fingers of Merlot is sloshed your way across an assumedly sticky bar, it might seem like the bartender has taken a liking to you. That may be true (you’re so great!), but, sadly, one thing is certain: The person pouring the wine doesn’t care about what’s in the glass.

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Ask Adam: Is It O.K. to Send My Cocktail Back if it Isn’t Strong Enough?

Ask Adam: Is It O.K. to Send My Cocktail Back if it Isn’t Strong Enough?

Got a question? Send it to advice@vinepair.com. Is it O.K. to send my cocktail back if it isn’t strong enough? Not unless you want to look like a real tool. As we’ve written before, people who say they want a ”strong”-tasting cocktail usually just mean they want to taste the booze. If that’s your jam, […]

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10 Things You Should Know About Trillium Brewing Company

10 Things You Should Know About Trillium Brewing Company

It’s a brewery born out of romance, named after a flower, and founded on farmhouse community values. By all accounts Trillium should be the brewery equivalent of that girl in the crochet dress dancing with her eyes closed at a folk festival. Instead, it’s one of the most serious, successful breweries producing widely sought-after beers. […]

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What Wine Lovers Want: These 8 Great Gifts

What Wine Lovers Want: These 8 Great Gifts

The season for giving and imbibing is here. Shopping for the oenophile, collector, wine professional, or bon vivant in your life? These eight items span stocking stuffers, wearable art, and elegant glassware. Modern Gold Wine Stopper This mod stopper has clean lines and an elegant gold finish. Lovely on its own and dynamite when gifted […]

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The Country’s Top Sommeliers Swear by These Pricey Austrian Wine Glasses

The Country’s Top Sommeliers Swear by These Pricey Austrian Wine Glasses

Last month, the managing partner and wine director of La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels, arguably the hottest industry hangout in NYC, hosted an invite-only launch party. It wasn’t for a new wine import. It was to celebrate a line of glassware from an under-the-radar Austrian label, MarkThomas.

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The Ultimate Glassware Guide

The Ultimate Glassware Guide

Picture this: The scene is set. Candles are lit, soft music is playing, and his/her favorite bottle of wine is sitting on the table. All is ready to go and you finally breathe a sigh of relief — until you realize you don’t have any nice glassware for the occasion. On any other day, drinking […]

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