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Farm To Table In Vienna: The Unique Beauty Of Europe’s Last Great Urban Vineyards

Farm To Table In Vienna: The Unique Beauty Of Europe’s Last Great Urban Vineyards

If you’re at all familiar with Roman history, then you know that as the Empire spread into modern-day France, Spain, Germany and beyond, in addition to bringing commerce and plumbing, the Romans made a habit of planting grapevines wherever they lingered. Many of those places turned into trading posts and provincial capitals, which evolved – […]

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Yes, There’s An Irish Whiskey Boom, But Not Because Of Craft Distilleries

Yes, There’s An Irish Whiskey Boom, But Not Because Of Craft Distilleries

I have a Google Alert set up for dozens of spirits categories – gin, craft gin, bourbon, even more obscure categories like aquavit – but recently there’s been a lot of buzz about one spirit in particular: Irish whiskey. Rumor would have it that Irish whiskey, specifically craft Irish whiskey, is experiencing a massive revival.

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Here’s Why Your Organic Wine Is Actually Really Bad For The Environment

Here’s Why Your Organic Wine Is Actually Really Bad For The Environment

There is a distinct lack of nuance when it comes to conversations about politics, taxes and … organic agriculture. But even more distressingly, there is a distinct lack of basic consumer comprehension. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and even on a recent weekend getaway, I couldn’t escape the increasingly incessant chatter about the […]

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The Yellow Tail Story: How Two Families Turned Australia Into America’s Biggest Wine Brand

The Yellow Tail Story: How Two Families Turned Australia Into America’s Biggest Wine Brand

In 1992, imports of Australian wine accounted for only around 3% of all imported wine to the United States, with Italy and France continuing to hold a tight grip on the market at 30% and 50% respectively. Wine from Australia was a relative novelty. Collectors knew of the country’s top-tier wines, but besides this, little […]

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