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The Real Story Behind Music’s Effect on Wine

The Real Story Behind Music’s Effect on Wine

It’s 7 p.m. on a cold Monday night in December and I’m deeply skeptical. I’m in a swanky Upper East Side apartment with one of those elevators that opens right into a private residence. The scent of expensive perfume lingers in the air. A room full of impeccably clad wine professionals stand gathered around a […]

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Janis Joplin, Southern Comfort & The Story Of A Fur Coat

Janis Joplin, Southern Comfort & The Story Of A Fur Coat

It’s qualified as something “only hardcore Janis Joplin fans know,” according to The Society of Rock (a society we clearly don’t wanna mess with), but it doesn’t take a lot of digging to uncover the—possibly apocryphal—story of Janis Joplin, her SoCo buzz, and the free lynx fur coat. Which, yeah, as we write that down sounds […]

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The History Of The Dueling Piano Bar

The History Of The Dueling Piano Bar

Whenever the weekend rolls around, there’s that one question that nags at you to the point of tedium: do you go out or stay in? Let’s assume you’ve answered the question. It’s one of those weekends you’re going to force yourself to go out, to engage the public in some protracted, possibly intoxicated gesture of […]

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The Drinks That Go With Iconic Breakup Ballads

The Drinks That Go With Iconic Breakup Ballads

It’s almost Valentine’s Day weekend, and nobody’s gonna let you forget it. Whether it’s a store filled with red foil-wrapped heart shaped everything or ads that shame us into ill-advised last-minute jewelry purchases, we’re all in store for a final 48 hours of schmaltzy sensory assault. The biggest casualties of the assault aren’t our eyes, […]

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12 VinePair Approved Christmas Music & Wine Pairings You Can Play On Spotify Right Now

12 VinePair Approved Christmas Music & Wine Pairings You Can Play On Spotify Right Now

The twelve days of Christmas has begun, and what better way to reel in the season than a playlist of our office’s favorite holiday tunes? But in classic VinePair fashion, we can’t just listen to music. Oh no, we have to match it perfectly with a wine, because a splash of vino makes everything just […]

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Drinking With: Kerry Black, Co-Founder of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands

Drinking With: Kerry Black, Co-Founder of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands

With summer imminently approaching, we thought sharing a drink with Kerry Black, co-founder of entertainment group Superfly and creator of top-notch music festivals, Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, seemed appropriate. ‘Roo kicks off in Manchester, TN on June 11th with headliners, Billy Joel, Kendrick Lamar, and Florence and the Machine. Bonnaroo’s more refined west coast sister, […]

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