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How to Pick the Perfect Bottle of Wine for Every Holiday Party [Infographic]

How to Pick the Perfect Bottle of Wine for Every Holiday Party [Infographic]

We’re in the thick of holiday party season, which probably has you on a first-name basis with your local wine shop salesperson. Different parties require different bottles, depending on whether you’re trying to impress the boss, surviving a night with the in-laws, or being dragged along as a last-minute plus-one. Whatever the party situation, we’ve […]

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Your Holiday Party Survival Guide [Infographic]

Your Holiday Party Survival Guide [Infographic]

What you serve at a party matters. The right drinks, like a good soundtrack and carefully curated guest list, set the mood for the entire evening. Whether you’re hosting dear friends, beloved relatives, or your least interesting colleagues, VinePair’s holiday party infographic has you covered. Drink up, party down, and prepare to host more people […]

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Have Costume, Will Travel: 5 Cities With the Best Halloween Parties

Have Costume, Will Travel: 5 Cities With the Best Halloween Parties

With more adults than ever celebrating Halloween on their own boozy terms, finding the right party is crucial. Almost every large city puts on a celebration, but a handful of American destinations really go all out by closing major thoroughfares, hosting live music and performances, and throwing massive public parties. From East Coast to West, […]

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A Glimmer of Hope for Manhattan’s Near-Extinct Club Scene

A Glimmer of Hope for Manhattan’s Near-Extinct Club Scene

It was 4:00 a.m. the Sunday night before the Columbus/Indigenous Peoples’ holiday. A crowd of about 600 was cavorting to techno/house music from legendary DJ Jonathan Peters at Analog, a no-frills Brooklyn club with a great sound system. For 15 years, Jonathan Peters deejayed on average four gigs a week and had a seven-year residency […]

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That Time We Blew Up a Nuclear Bomb as a Party Trick

That Time We Blew Up a Nuclear Bomb as a Party Trick

There are few excuses to drink like mutually assured destruction. That excuse was firmly seized by Hawaiians in the the heat of the Cold War on a summer night in July of 1962. That fateful night, a hydrogen bomb, code-named “Starfish Prime,” was shot above the Earth’s atmosphere and detonated, causing a nuclear light show of […]

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7 Hacks To Quickly Chill Your Beer

7 Hacks To Quickly Chill Your Beer

You’re about to put on some Lycra. Everything is awesome. Except, your beer is incorrect English stereotype warm. What in the living hell do you do? OK, first thought, run some liquid nitrogen over your beer. You can get your hands on it, right? Or send your beer back in time, to when it might […]

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