Chianti has been one of the most ubiquitous wines since even before Hannibal Lecter suggested it as a pairing with liver and fava beans. The wine, hailing from the region of the same name, is known for drinkability, cost-effectiveness, and a flavor profile consisting of red cherry fruit, herbal notes, and a touch of earth.
There were more than 580,000 working bartenders in the U.S. in 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That staggering number is supposed to grow to more than 640,000 by 2024. That’s a 10 percent increase, which means that the corps of bartenders is growing faster than the average increase of all other occupations. […]
St. Patrick’s Day is almost upon us. We thought this was the perfect time to celebrate some Irish drinking heritage. With data from Untappd, we mapped out Ireland’s 30 best breweries. Unsurprisingly, they’re not all in Dublin! You can see the full list here.
Across the world, people love their beer. But different styles dominate in different countries. Whether it’s IPA, pilsner, stout, or adjunct lager, those tastes are reflected in each country’s favorite brewery. We looked at the ratings on Untappd to find out every country’s most popular brewery. What we discovered was that even though giant multinational companies dominate most […]
The new Administration has been making noise about taxing Mexican companies 20% and even possibly withdrawing from NAFTA, the trade agreement that makes it straightforward (and possible!) for us to trade easily with Mexico. With that in mind, Reuters took a deep dive into the long and travelled road a bottle of Corona travels before ending […]
There’s no mistaking where you are when you’re in Houston, Texas. There’s delicious Tex-Mex heavily influenced by the good people south of the border, fresh seafood from the nearby Gulf of Mexico, and a thriving drinking scene. When it comes to the gustatory delights of the fourth-largest city in the United States, there are no problems […]
For obvious reasons, Washington, D.C., is an exceptionally hot travel spot this week. Whether you’re headed to our country’s capital to march or to cheer, it’s safe to say you’ll most likely want a drink at some point. We’ve compiled a list of 21 of D.C.’s best bars so you can drink off your emotions, whether positive or […]
Few wines are as polarizing as Beaujolais Nouveau: It’s either totally your thing, or you absolutely can’t abide it. We’ve compiled Google search data from 2015 to determine which states love it and which hate it. Find out which you’re in, and whether your tastes align with those of your state.
Not all bubbly is created equal, so while ”champagne” is often used as a general term to describe all sparkling wine, true Champagne can only come from the small northern region of Champagne, France. Born largely by accident and, more accurately, climate, Champagne was considered to be a faulty wine hundreds of years ago when […]