Let’s put policy aside and get down to brass tacks: How well did our presidents know their way around a good drink? I consulted Mark Will-Weber’s guide to learn about favorite Oval Office libations, and this definitive* ranking will tell you who’s best to hang with at a party. (*Just kidding, it’s completely subjective. Come […]
It’s President’s Day weekend and we all know what that means: Three. Day. Weekend. President’s Day is the federal holiday we celebrate on the third Monday in February to honor George Washington’s birthday, though the holiday’s significance has shifted to include all of our nation’s presidents. For such a patriotic weekend, we’re raising a glass of the […]
Your parents leave town for the weekend. You hold a rager. There’s some property damage and possibly a smattering of human sick on your mother’s white microfiber carpet. Don’t feel ashamed. It happens to all of us. Even presidents. Andrew Jackson—founder of the Democratic Party, hero of the 1812 Battle of New Orleans, nicknamed after […]
President’s Day is a holiday that has lost some of its luster over the years. The day was originally designed to commemorate George Washington’s birthday, and it was moved in the late 1960s under “The Uniform Monday Holiday Act” so we could have more three-day weekends…well, or at least so that government workers could have […]
America’s first President, like many of the Founding Fathers, was both a drinker and a maker of drinks. In honor of President’s Day, we present five essential booze-filled facts any wine, beer or booze-loving American should know about President George Washington. Madeira: The First President’s Favorite Drink Like many other colonial-era and then early Americans, Washington […]
Today is Presidents Day, so in honor of the holiday we dug up eight of the most interesting facts we could find about wine in early American history.